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Smithsonian Q & A: The American Revolution: The Ultimate Question & Answer Book
     

Smithsonian Q & A: The American Revolution: The Ultimate Question & Answer Book

by Stuart A. P. Murray, Murray Stuart A. P.
 

Smithsonian Q & A: The American Revolution answers all the key questions about the American war for independence.

This clear and concise explanation of the United States of America's revolutionary past reveals the dramatic story: What was "taxation without representation"? Why was Philadelphia the seat of rebellion? Which great hero became a

Overview

Smithsonian Q & A: The American Revolution answers all the key questions about the American war for independence.

This clear and concise explanation of the United States of America's revolutionary past reveals the dramatic story: What was "taxation without representation"? Why was Philadelphia the seat of rebellion? Which great hero became a despised traitor? What did wearing a three-cornered hat mean in 1776?

  • Portraits of key leaders, from George Washington to George III, show the principals on both sides
  • More than 250 full-color photographs and illustrations, with unique artifacts from the Smithsonian Institution
  • Ready Reference section with at-a-glance chronology and maps outlining the story of the Revolution, from colonial times to 1783

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060891138
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/17/2006
Series:
Smithsonian Q & A Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.47(d)

Meet the Author

Stuart A. P. Murray has written numerous books on American history, including Washington's Farewell: To His Officers After Victory in the Revolution.

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