Give Me Liberty

Give Me Liberty

by Thomas Fleming
     
 
For African Americans during the War for Independence, what mattered most was freedom from slavery. As the Revolution spread from American colony to American colony, men in bondage took up arms for whatever side promised them liberty when the conflict ended. An estimated 100,000 blacks escaped, died, or were killed during the American Revolution. Many are remembered

Overview

For African Americans during the War for Independence, what mattered most was freedom from slavery. As the Revolution spread from American colony to American colony, men in bondage took up arms for whatever side promised them liberty when the conflict ended. An estimated 100,000 blacks escaped, died, or were killed during the American Revolution. Many are remembered as heroes today. Here, from New York Times bestselling historian Thomas Fleming, is their extraordinary and little-told story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015942590
Publisher:
New Word City
Publication date:
11/08/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
100
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

New York Times bestselling author Thomas Fleming is one of the most distinguished and productive historians and novelists of our time. He has written more than twenty nonfiction books that have won prizes and praise from critics and fellow historians, many with a special focus on the American Revolution. He has also written twenty-three novels, many of them bestsellers.

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