July 4, 1776
In honor of our nation’s Independence Day (July 4th) celebrations, we’ve gathered up the titles that we currently have in our catalog that have been tagged with “Declaration of Independence.”
We’ve also created a list of the men who are considered Founding Fathers who signed this historical document (George Washington didn’t sign this document, but he did sign the US Constitution). As our catalog changes, so will the results of these links:
John Hancock (presiding)
Thomas Heyward, Jr.
Francis Lightfoot Lee
Richard Henry Lee
Thomas Lynch, Jr.
Thomas Nelson, Jr.
Robert Treat Paine
Charles Thomson, Secretary (attesting)
The Declaration of Independence in Our Catalog
This mini-catalog shows what we currently have in our online store concerning the Declaration of Independence. If you have titles you can add, please consider consigning with us to get them listed.
"Like a trumpet blast, the Declaration told the world that a new nation had been born." — R. Conrad Stein, Author
"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America." — Preamble
"Words That Built a Nation is unique. It collects and explains documents that have established, reinforced, and sometimes refocused the democratic dream. It should be part of every family's library." — Back Cover
"This Teacher Guide contains the main teaching material for the lessons. It includes background information on the important concepts in the lessons, a list of required materials, an activity-by-activity description of what students are learning, and the answers to questions in the lessons." — from Introduction (page ix)
These are the student worksheets and assessment tests for K12's AMERICA HISTORY BEFORE 1865 course that is intended for students in grades 5-8.