New Jersey in History: Fighting to Be Heard

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Down the Shore Pub., 1996 - History - 235 pages
New Jersey's history -- surprising, tumultuous and of invaluable importance to the United States -- finally gets its due! This book explores the state's past, from pre-Revolutionary days, when it comprised two colonies, to its role in 20th-century fears of invasions by Nazis, Russians and even Martians ready to start a "War of the Worlds." Encompassing two centuries of war, politics, intrigue, heroics, tragedy and celebration, New Jersey in History: Fighting to Be Heard gives readers a book they won't easily put down. The personalities, quirky episodes and indelible moments that make up the state's rich fabric are numerous. Here are a few:

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Contents

In the Beginning
1
The Stamp of Revolution
14
Treachery at Basking Ridge
20
Copyright

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