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Independence: A Story of the Revolution

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Published by Funk & Wagnalls Company .
Written in English


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It began in and lasted untilwith the Americans winning the war. According to historians, the British had the superior army. However, the Americans benefited from the excellent leadership of George Washington, the aid of France and. The American Revolution is a creation story that accounts for who we are, where we came from, what we believe, and what our forebears were willing to die for.

Rick Atkinson’s new trilogy shows the war as soldiers and militiamen saw it—terrifying, bestial, and occasionally grand—and as generals fought it, sometimes well, often badly. The book is dedicated “to all my forebears, patriot and loyalist, who fought and died on both sides.” He shows unusual sympathy for the losers, while telling a story of American triumph.

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A graphic presentation of the Revolution, dramatizing monumental events as well as the struggles of individuals.

Eight chapters organize the war by such topics as causes, naval battles, frontier participation, spies, and Loyalists. Drawing on primary sources—court testimony, letters, diaries—Marrin details everyday life.

His descriptions of battles engage the reader's senses as soldiers. Revolutionary Mothers Summary Words | 5 Pages.

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The American Revolution was a war that was fought between the thirteen American colonies and Britain to gain America’s Independence.

Many of us have learned the story of American Independence, but how much we have remembered from our childhood is a whole different story. Here he seeks to elevate the naval battles between the French and British to a central place in the history of the American Revolution.

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Ending the U.S. War of Independence, the Treaty of Paris was signed in However, Independence Day in the U.S. is celebrated on Fourth of July, the date on which America was declared independent in The revolution had a strong impact on the thirteen colonies of America, Great Britain, Ireland, and France.

The Mexican Revolution, also known as the Mexican Civil War, began inended dictatorship in Mexico and established a constitutional republic. Stanley Weintraub discusses Iron Tears, his recently published history of the American Revolution from the British perspective. King George III and Britons in.

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This extensively researched and groundbreaking account by Sibert medalist Marc Aronson centers on events in the midth century that enabled Americans to give up their loyalty to England and form their own nation.

Shedding new light on familiar aspects of American history, such as the Boston Tea Party, and ending with the aftermath of the American Revolution, Aronson approaches the events. Continue reading the main story. Opinion. plunge into a bloody civil war in the s over the terms of that independence.

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By Scott S. Powell. July 4th, also known as Independence Day, is a much more lighthearted and festive American holiday --. A History of Independence Day. When the initial battles in the Revolutionary War broke out in Aprilfew colonists desired complete independence from Great Britain, and those who did .