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Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution

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With meticulous research and page-turning suspense, andlt;Iandgt;Patriotsandlt;/Iandgt; brings to life the American Revolution — the battles, the treacheries, and the dynamic personalities of the men who forged our freedom. George Washington, John Adams, Samuel Adams, Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry — these heroes were men of intellect, passion, and ambition. From the secret meetings of the Sons of Liberty to the final victory at Yorktown and the new Congress, andlt;Iandgt;Patriotsandlt;/Iandgt; vividly re-creates one of history's great eras.

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This meticulously researched narrative history brings to life the American Revolution--the battles, the treacheries, the drama, and the dynamic personalities of the men who forged our freedom.

Synopsis:

With meticulous research and page-turning suspense, Patriots brings to life the American Revolution — the battles, the treacheries, and the dynamic personalities of the men who forged our freedom. George Washington, John Adams, Samuel Adams, Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry — these heroes were men of intellect, passion, and ambition. From the secret meetings of the Sons of Liberty to the final victory at Yorktown and the new Congress, Patriots vividly re-creates one of history's great eras.

About the Author

A. J. Langguth, professor of journalism at the University of Southern California and author of several fiction and nonfiction books, lives in Los Angeles, California.

Table of Contents

Contents

Otis 1761-62

Adams 1762-63

Henry 1763-64

Riots 1765

Politics 1765

Hancock 1765-68

Occupation 1768-69

Massacre 1770

Trial 1770

Tea 1771-73

Port Act 1774

Congress 1774-75

Lexington 1775

Arnold 1775

Bunker Hill 1775

Washington 1775

Lee 1775

Jefferson 1775-76

Independence 1776

Long Island 1776

New York 1776

Trenton 1776

Princeton 1776-77

Gates 1777

Saratoga 1777

Valley Forge 1777-78

Monmouth 1778

Paris 1778-79

Betrayal 1780

Yorktown 1781

Victory 1781

Farewell 1781-83

Acknowledgments

Notes

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671675622
Author:
Langguth, A. J.
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Author:
A.J. Lan
Author:
gguth
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Revolution, 1775-1783
Subject:
United States - Revolutionary War
Subject:
General History
Subject:
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-
Subject:
US History-Revolution and Constitution Era
Subject:
american revolution, george washington, declaration of independence, founding fathers, constitution, thomas jefferson, john adams, sons of liberty, victory at yorktown, cornwall, red coats
Subject:
United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
627
Publication Date:
March 1989
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
38 b/w photos t/o; 2 maps
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 29.47 oz

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"Synopsis" by , This meticulously researched narrative history brings to life the American Revolution--the battles, the treacheries, the drama, and the dynamic personalities of the men who forged our freedom.
"Synopsis" by , With meticulous research and page-turning suspense, Patriots brings to life the American Revolution — the battles, the treacheries, and the dynamic personalities of the men who forged our freedom. George Washington, John Adams, Samuel Adams, Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry — these heroes were men of intellect, passion, and ambition. From the secret meetings of the Sons of Liberty to the final victory at Yorktown and the new Congress, Patriots vividly re-creates one of history's great eras.

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