PennsylvaniaBook - 2014
The third series of America the Beautiful is back in a revised edition. The books in this series are bursting with fascinating facts, updated statistics, and brand-new full-color photographs. America the Beautiful 's dynamic design and editorial approach to the geography, history, people, economy, and government of each state will continue to make this award-winning series the one that students turn to first for researching school assignments.
On July 4, 1776, members of the Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia, making Pennsylvania the birthplace of the United States. Since then, Pennsylvania has continued to play an integral role in the nation's history. Readers will learn how the state has changed over time, how it is governed, and what it is like to live there today. They will also explore its breathtaking outdoor areas and vibrant cities.
Features:Updated statistics reflect the latest census data Brand new sidebars present profiles of people who had a major impact in recent years Breathtaking new photos and artwork Words to know, FAQs, mini-bios, interactive sidebars, maps, and graphs
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