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The Bill of Rights
by Roberta Baxter (Goodreads Author)
Learn about the Bill of Rights, one of the most significant documents in U.S. history. Find out about those who were involved in its creation and why studying this primary source is so important.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published July 1st 2012 by Heinemann Educational Books
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This title would be a good supplement for a civics class or even as an introduction to the Bill of Rights. After providing background on primary and secondary documents as well as describing the challenges the United States government faced when it severed itself from Great Britain, the author describes the formation of that government. Subsequent chapters provide the language used in the first ten amendments, called the Bill of Rights, and how they protect the rights of the new nation's ...more