The American Revolution

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2001 - History - 368 pages
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From Lexington to Yorktown, Bruce Lancaster's classic, THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, covers the story of America's fight for independence in vivid detail. Here Lancaster examines both the historical facts of the Revolution and the sacrifice and bravery of the American people during the eighteenth century and brings the dilemmas faced by these early Americans into sharp focus. Newly introduced by the critically acclaimed author Richard M. Ketchum, THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION is a highly readable and engaging volume, and "as a book for the general reader it could scarcely be bettered" (Christian Science Monitor).
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
The World Beyond America
6
The Eve of Revolt
36
The War Begins
78
First Campaigns North and South
106
The Day of Freedom
120
The Crisis
140
The Making of an Army
170
The Turning Point
198
The Quest for Allies
226
Frontiers Aflame
254
Struggle for the South
280
The World Turned Upside Down
310
Picture Credits
351
Index
353
Copyright

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BRUCE LANCASTER (18961963) was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard College. He is best known for his many historical novels.

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