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4 edition of Four days in Philadelphia, 1776. found in the catalog.

Four days in Philadelphia, 1776.

by Mary Kay Phelan

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Juvenile literature.,
  • United States.

  • About the Edition

    A re-creation of the four days in 1776 during which the members of the Second Continental Congress debated the question of declaring independence from Great Britain, and drafted the document setting forth their decision.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 179-183.

    StatementIllustrated by Charles Walker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE221 .P5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 189 p.
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5540785M
    LC Control Number67018521

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    Pennsylvania Constitution of Images. Click images for larger versions. History. Record Group Records of the Department of State, Basic Documents. Iron gall ink on laid paper, 17 pages, bound. 18 3/4" x 15 1/2". In , Pennsylvania adopted a new constitution that has been described as the most democratic in America. PHILADELPHIA July 4, - In language certain to inspire patriots, and gall the King and England, a Declaration of Independence was adopted today by the Continental Congress. The Declaration is.

      That is why the Declaration has the words, “IN CONGRESS, July 4, ,” at its top, because that is the day the approved version was signed in Philadelphia. On July 8, , Colonel John Nixon of Philadelphia read a printed Declaration of Independence to the public for the first time on what is now called Independence Square. Philadelphia Historical Timeline In January, Thomas Paine publishes his pamphlet Common Sense. His argument spreads throughout the colonies, rallying support for American independence. Robert Bell prints Common Sense at his shop at .


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