Pub. Date:
Simon Publications
Founding of the American Republic: The War of Independence - American Phase

Founding of the American Republic: The War of Independence - American Phase

by Claude Halstead Van Tyne


Current price is , Original price is $29.95. You
Select a Purchase Option (REPRINT)
  • purchase options
  • purchase options

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781931313414
Publisher: Simon Publications
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 518
Product dimensions: 6.76(w) x 8.66(h) x 1.31(d)

Table of Contents

I.The First Fruits of Lexington3
II.Loyalists and Patriots22
III.Bunker Hill and Congress Fan the Fires of Rebellion38
IV.Washington Drives the British from Boston62
V.British Preparedness92
VI.American Preparedness107
VII.George III Borrows Part of his Armor123
VIII.Divided Public Opinions in England140
IX.The Clash of Pamphleteers and Statesmen162
X.The South Waxes Rebellious190
XI.Conservative and Radical Disturb the Peace of the Quaker State210
XII.New York Contracts the Fever of Revolt226
XIII.Howe's New Laurels Fade at Trenton242
XIV.Victory at Princeton, and the Morale of Both Armies269
XV.The Forces of Union and Disunion294
XVI.The Spirit of Independence Marches On323
XVII.The Declaration of Independence in America and in England346
XVIII.Plans for Getting a British Army from Canada to New York370
XIX.The Triumphant Burgoyne Encounters a Setback394
XX.Burgoyne Anticipates Waterloo411
XXI.France, Humbled, Seeks Redress441
XXII.Jealous Europe, Led by France, Gives Secret Aid463
XXIII.Saratoga Leads to a French Alliance481

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews