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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 nations 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.



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Barbara A. Somervill

Barbara Somervill is a professional writer who has been a magazine editor, journalist, and advertising copywriter for more than twenty years. Somervill is a member of the National Association of Female Executives, the Association of Women in Communications, and the International Documentary Association.



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