An overview of the American Revolution-through primary sources by John Micklos

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StatementJohn Micklos, Jr
SeriesThe American Revolution through primary sources
LC ClassificationsE208 .M46 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25290832M
ISBN 109780766041356
LC Control Number2012015589

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The American Revolution Through Primary Sources Age Level: 9–15 Grade Level: 4– The primary source documents and interior illustrations in these books help make the Revolutionary War come to life.

Written for the secondary-level reader, the major issues, events, and people of that time period are introduced. An Overview of the American Revolution-Through Primary Sources Library Binding – January 1, by John Micklos Jr.

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The primary sources of the American Revolution offer a wealth of information on this famous event. These sources include official acts and proclamations as well as several books, diaries and letters written by the various people involved in the revolution.

Part of the American Revolution through Primary Sources series, this overview of the war, largely through information about major battles, makes for a fine introduction to the American Revolution.

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Morison Call Number: EM S7 Sources of American Independence by Howard H. Peckham. Stanley Weintraub discusses Iron Tears, his recently published history of the American Revolution from the British perspective.

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The American Revolution and the New Nation: (Web Guides), primary documents. The American Revolution, in John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British American Relations.

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Scheer and Hugh F. Rankin (Da Capo Press, ). The American Revolution Through British Eyes by Christopher Hibbert pages (plus fate of characters, The major difference is that Hibbert employs British recollections and primary sources for his book, rather than American sources as Scheer and Rankin do.

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Published Primary Sources Balderston, Marion, and David Syrett, eds. The Lost War: Letters from British Officers during the American Revolution. New York: Horizon Press, Barnes, James .Wood argues that America's was indeed a radical Revolution, within its context. The book seeks to couch the events of the s and '70s (and thereafter) in a much broader political, social, and cultural context so that you can understand what the Western world was like before, during, and after the American war for independence.Philip Freneau, The British Prison Ship, poem,as the Poet of the American Revolution, Philip Freneau wrote The British Prison Ship as the first-person account of a six-week ordeal on British prison ships, on which an estima Americans died during the war.

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