The Everything American Revolution Book: From the Boston Massacre to the Campaign at Yorktown-all you need to know about the birth of our nation

The Everything American Revolution Book: From the Boston Massacre to the Campaign at Yorktown-all you need to know about the birth of our nation

by Daniel P Murphy

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Overview

Scrappy farmers. Aristocratic landowners. Eccentric geniuses. These were the rebels who took on the world's greatest power - and won.

From the rebellion against "taxation without representation" to the beginnings of American self-government, readers will learn how this unlikely group of colonists shaped a new nation. This book features all readers need to know about this exciting time:
  • The beginnings of colonial unrest and rebellion
  • The drafting and signing of the Declaration of Independence
  • Major battles, including Lexington and Concord, Trenton, Saratoga, Valley Forge, and Yorktown
  • Daily life for soldiers and ordinary colonists on both sides of the war
  • The birth of the United States
This easy-to-read book covers all the key players and major events—from King George III and George Washington to the Boston Tea Party and the launch of a new government. The interesting facts and vivid details inside will turn any history-phobe into an enthusiastic history buff!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781605507934
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 08/17/2008
Series: Everything®
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 814 KB

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