Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
* The author describes the formation of the new republic of the United States of America, and how a combination luck, happenstance and good fortune accompanied the timing and the resources of the country at its beginning. There are two points of view held by historians regarding the formation of the country, and the author...
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