Independence : the struggle to set America free
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|Kirtland Community College Library||F 210 .F47 2012||30775305499718||General Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781608193974
- ISBN: 1608193977
xii, 434 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
- Edition: Pbk. ed.
- Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2012.
Originally published in 2011.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-417) and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||"In the very midst of a revolution" : the proposal to declare independence -- "A spirit of riot and rebellion" : Lord North, Benjamin Franklin, and the American crisis -- "Defenders of American liberty" : Samuel Adams, Joseph Galloway, and the First Continental Congress -- "It is a bill of war. It draws the sword" : Lord Dartmouth, George Washington, hostilities -- "A rescript written in blood" : John Dickinson and the appeal of reconciliation -- "Progress must be slow" : John Adams and the politics of a divided Congress -- "The king will produce the grandest revolution" : George III and the American rebellion -- "The folly and madness of the ministry" : Charles James Fox, Thomas Paine, and the war -- "We might get ourselves upon dangerous ground" : James Wilson, Robert Morris, Lord Howe, and the search for peace -- "The fatal stab" : Abigail Adams and the realities of the struggle for independence -- "Not choice, but necessity that calls for independence" : the dilemma and strategy of Robert Livingston -- "The character of a fine writer" : Thomas Jefferson and the drafting of the Declaration of Independence -- "May Heaven prosper the new born republic" : Setting America free -- "This will cement the Union" : America is set free.|
|Summary, etc.:||Traces the political disputes that surrounded America's 1776 Declaration of Independence, offering insight into the views of Parliament sympathizers and colonists who stayed loyal to Britain.|