The Road to Concord: How Four Stolen Cannon Ignited the Revolutionary War Journal of the American Revolution BooksWestholme Publishing #ad - In the early spring of 1775, massachusetts, on a farm in Concord, British army spies located four brass cannon belonging to Boston’s colonial militia that had gone missing months before. Drawing on archives in the united states, United Kingdom, the book creates a lively, original, and Canada, and deeply documented picture of a society perched on the brink of war.
There was one goal gage and his enemies shared: for different reasons, they all wanted to keep the stolen cannon as secret as possible. Westholme Pub Llc. The massachusetts Patriots, meanwhile, prepared to thwart the general’s mission. Anxious to regain those weapons, he drew up plans for his troops to march nineteen miles into unfriendly territory.
Bell reveals a new dimension to the start of America’s War for Independence by tracing the spark of its first battle back to little-known events beginning in September 1774. L. British general thomas gage had been searching for them, both to stymie New England’s growing rebellion and to erase the embarrassment of having let cannon disappear from armories under redcoat guard.
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Westholme Pub Llc. Penguin Books. Used book in Good Condition. The bestselling author of in the heart of the sea, and In the Hurricane's Eye tells the story of the Boston battle that ignited the American Revolution, Mayflower, in this "masterpiece of narrative and perspective. Boston globein the opening volume of his acclaimed American Revolution series, Nathaniel Philbrick turns his keen eye to pre-Revolutionary Boston and the spark that ignited the American Revolution.
Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution The American Revolution Series #ad - It was the bloodiest conflict of the revolutionary war, and the point of no return for the rebellious colonists. In the aftermath of the boston tea party and the violence at Lexington and Concord, the conflict escalated and skirmishes gave way to outright war in the Battle of Bunker Hill.
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As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation Of Boston And The Origins Of Revolution Pivotal Moments In American History OxfordOxford University Press, Usa #ad - As they responded to london's new policies, and he evokes the outrage many Bostonians felt toward Parliament and its local representatives. As if an enemy's country is richard archer's gripping narrative of those critical months between October 1, 1768 and the winter of 1770 when Boston was an occupied town.
Bringing colonial boston to life, Archer moves between the governor's mansion and cobble-stoned back-alleys as he traces the origins of the colonists' conflict with Britain. Isbn13: 9781889833477. Used book in Good Condition. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Archer's tale culminates in the swirling tragedy of the Boston Massacre and its aftermath, including the trial of the British troops involved--and sets the stage for what was to follow.
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Informational backmatter includes a bibliography, index, and historic map of Boston. Penguin Books. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Westholme Pub Llc. Follow a crowd of disguised protestors through the quiet streets of colonial Boston as they defend their right to control their own destinies. Used book in Good Condition.
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In the days that followed, paul Revere led a new battle-- for public opinion--which proved even more decisive than the fighting itself. When the alarm-riders of april 18 took to the streets, they did not cry, "the British are coming, " for most of them still believed they were British. For george washington, john adams, and Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, the news of Lexington was their revolutionary Rubicon.
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