First American Revolution: Before Lexington and Concord / Edition 1

First American Revolution: Before Lexington and Concord / Edition 1

by Ray Raphael
     
 

The famous Shot Heard Round the World in April 1775 was not the beginning of the armed struggle for independence, says popular historian Raphael. The British were at that point trying to regain the authority that thousands of artisans and farmers had seized from every Crown-appointed official in Massachusetts outside Boston the previous summer. Annotation c. Book News… See more details below

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The famous Shot Heard Round the World in April 1775 was not the beginning of the armed struggle for independence, says popular historian Raphael. The British were at that point trying to regain the authority that thousands of artisans and farmers had seized from every Crown-appointed official in Massachusetts outside Boston the previous summer. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565848153
Publisher:
New Press, The
Publication date:
04/19/2003
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Map of Massuchusetts
Map of Worcester
Introduction1
Pt. 1Before the Revolution5
1People and Place7
2Division21
Pt. 2The Revolution of 177457
3Intimidation59
4Confrontation90
5Consolidation139
Pt. 3Aftermath169
6Battle Lines171
7The End of Revolution197
Epilogue: Why the Story Has Not Been Told220
Notes225
Index261

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