The Articles of Confederation
After the last battle of the American Revolution was fought, the leaders of the young United States still faced an uphill battle: How to govern the new nation with its diverse citizens and conflicting viewpoints. This enlightening text will introduce readers to the Articles of Confederation, the first written document to establish the United States national government. Key details regarding the Articles of Confederation are discussed, including its accomplishments and shortcomings, in an approachable way that is both compelling and accessible to struggling readers. This lively text also features striking images, a constructive timeline, and intriguing fact boxes to make it a beneficial addition to any social studies collection.