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The first American Revolution

the American Colonies on the eve of independence.

by Clinton Lawrence Rossiter

  • 110 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt, Brace in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
    • United States -- Civilization,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesA Harvest book, 17
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE162 .R7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination245 p.
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6203435M
      LC Control Number56013741

      Digital History ID Much more than a revolt against British taxes and trade regulations, the American Revolution was the first modern revolution. It marked the first time in history that a people fought for their independence in the name of certain universal principles such as rule of law, constitutional rights, and popular sovereignty. Books About the American Revolution The American colonial period and the Revolutionary War for independence from Britain are rich subjects for kids. From the excitement of battles to spying against the Red Coats, there's plenty to engage young readers and ground students in the period.

      Get this from a library! The first book of the American Revolution. [Richard B Morris; Leonard Everett Fisher] -- Surveys causes, leaders and battles of American Revolution and its meaning to colonists and to the world now and then. Inside write “The first shot of the American Revolution was fired on” the day of the week, the date, the year and the time of day that the first shot was fired at Lexington. “The shot heard round the world” is a famous quote describing the beginning of the Revolution. Describe the battle of Lexington and Concord.

      Get this from a library! The first American revolution,. [Jack Hardy; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)] -- "Reference notes": pages ; "Selected bibliography": p. American Revolution, –83, struggle by which the Thirteen Colonies on the Atlantic seaboard of North America won independence from Great Britain and became the United States. It is also called the American War of Independence. Sections in this article: Introduction ; The First Continental Congress; Saratoga and Valley Forge; Vincennes to.


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