The Founding of a Nation: A History of the American Revolution, 1763-1776

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Hackett Publishing, Mar 1, 2004 - History - 735 pages
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A reprint of the 1968 Oxford University Press edition.
  

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Contents

THE FIRST CRISIS
3
America in 1763
7
British Politics Policies and America 17631765
36
The Economics and Politics of American Protest 17631764
70
The Revolt Against the Stamp Act
98
The Nullification of the Stamp Act
126
Repeal of the Stamp Act and Commercial Reform
155
THE WIDENING RIFT
183
THE FINAL BREAK
373
America South and West of New England
377
The Revival of Popular Powe1 in New England
403
Tea Tea Parties and the Intolerable Acts
434
The Creation of the First Continental Congress
461
The First Continental Congress
483
The Way of Politics
508
The Way of Force
535

The Aftermath of the Stamp Act in America
186
The Townshend Program
215
The Constitutional Protest Against the Townshend Program
239
Politicians Merchants Customs Officers and Nonimportation in the North 17671769
265
The British Army Boston Parliament and Nonimportation in the South
288
The Second British Retreat 17691770
314
The Climax of American Resistance 17691770
334
The Collapse of American Resistance 1770
354
The Beginnings of a Civil War
568
The American Dilemma
602
The Dream of Reconciliation and the Drive for Independence 17751776
632
The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America
667
Table of Symbols
705
Index
709
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