Independence Day

Independence Day

by Mir Tamin Ansary


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It is July 4 and you are going to see the fireworks. But do you know why? It's Independence Day! Turn the pages of this book to find out why our country had to win its freedom, what happened on July 4, 1776 that makes this day special, why we watch fireworks on July 4.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588105738
Publisher: Heinemann Library
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Series: Holiday Histories Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.76(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

Table of Contents

A Summer Holiday     4
Celebrating Our Independence     6
Thirteen English Colonies     8
A Busy New World     10
Growing Apart     12
The French and Indian War     14
The King's Taxes     16
Angry Colonists     18
Trouble in Boston     20
War Breaks Out     22
The Declaration of Independence     24
A Nation Is Born     26
Many People, One Country     28
Important Dates     30
Glossary     31
Find Out More     31
Index     32

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