I Survived The American Revolution 1776 I Survived 15

Author: Lauren Tarshis
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545919754
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Bestselling author Lauren Tarshis tackles the American Revolution in this latest installment of the groundbreaking, New York Times bestselling I Survived series. British soldiers were everywhere. There was no escape. Nathaniel Fox never imagined he'd find himself in the middle of a blood-soaked battlefield, fighting for his life. He was only eleven years old! He'd barely paid attention to the troubles between America and England. How could he, while being worked to the bone by his cruel uncle, Uriah Storch? But when his uncle's rage forces him to flee the only home he knows, Nate is suddenly propelled toward a thrilling and dangerous journey into the heart of the Revolutionary War. He finds himself in New York City on the brink of what will be the biggest battle yet.

Congressional Record V 146 Pt 15 October 6 2000 To October 12 2000

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Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160749513
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The Congressional Record contains the proceedings and debates of each Congressional session in the House of Representatives and the Senate. Arranged in calendar order, each volume includes the exact text of everything that was said and includes members' remarks.

The Building Of Manhattan

Author: Donald A. Mackay
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048613590X
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Meticulously accurate line drawings and fascinating text explain construction above and below ground, including excavating subway lines and building bridges and skyscrapers. Hundreds of illustrations reveal intricate details of construction techniques.

Dictionary Of Battles And Sieges A E

Author: Tony Jaques
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313335372
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Alphabetically arranged entries cover 8,500 battles, from the Battle of Megiddo in 1468 BC to the American invasion of Iraq.

Stephen R Bradley

Author: Stephen R. Bradley
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786452528
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"Stephen R. Bradley was a Revolutionary War commander and U.S. Senator credited with writing the Twelfth Amendment and advocating a banning of slave trade. This collection of Bradley's letters and personal papers provides a range of rare and significant material. The book features transcriptions of 550 letters, 25 illustrations, and a catalog of Bradley's documents"--Provided by publisher.

Paul Revere S Ride

Author: David Hackett Fischer
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195088472
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Discusses the events leading up to Paul Revere's ride, and reinforces his importance in the history of the Revolutionary War

The Revolution Is Now Begun

Author: Richard Alan Ryerson
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 081222213X
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The success of the American Revolution is less likely to be understood through an examination of its ideological origins than through a close analysis of the political processes by which principles, beliefs, and anxieties were translated into revolutionary action. This book offers the first detailed profile of the several hundred obscure committeemen and propagandists who took up the new revolutionary ideology and carried it that one last step: out of the realm of rhetoric and into the domain of concrete change. And participatory democracy as a principle of American government owes its realization largely to these second-rank politicians and ordinary citizens, who provided the basic muscle of Revolutionary politics. In the 1760s and early 1770s Pennsylvania lacked nearly every ingredient for revolution found elsewhere in the colonies: a strong dissenting tradition, widely felt economic grievances, or a legislature intimately acquainted with royal government. Only the painstaking enlistment of a strong leadership core, the construction of new political institutions, and the rapid mobilization of the majority of the community could overcome these deficiencies. In Pennsylvania British authority succumbed to the activity of a few hundred men who were drawn into public life by a handful of veteran politicians within just two years. To these men and to their committees Pennsylvania owes its revolution. In his book Richard Alan Ryerson focuses on the daily business of politics in the Revolutionary period—the art of motivation for radical political purposes—and its economic and social dimensions in the most prominent American city of the time. How were the colonists mobilized for resistance? What was the political process? Who were the disaffected people who became the radical leaders of the Philadelphia community? To answer these questions, Ryerson compares campaigning styles, nomination and election procedures, and local political organizations in the colonial era with their counterparts during the Revolution. He also examines the age, economic status, religious faith, and national origins of the men who formed the radical committees of Philadelphia between 1765 and 1776.