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The American revolutionaries : a history in their own words, 1750-1800

Author: Milton Meltzer
Publisher: New York : Crowell, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Letters, diaries, memoirs, interviews, ballads, newspaper articles, and speeches depict life and events in the American colonies in the second half of the eighteenth century, with an emphasis on the years of the Revolutionary War.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American revolutionaries.
New York : Crowell, ©1987
(OCoLC)572178293
Online version:
American revolutionaries.
New York : Crowell, ©1987
(OCoLC)608917350
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Meltzer
ISBN: 069004643X 9780690046434 0690046413 9780690046410
OCLC Number: 14718932
Description: xii, 210 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: They cry out for home --
Whipped like an animal --
The men wee so panic struck --
I believe liberty is the slave's right --
We are not bound to yield obedience --
Seventeen hundred Levellers with firearms --
Nothing can eradicate the seeds of liberty --
A Tea Party --
You damned rebels --
Against great odds --
A town under siege --
Did Polly set the sponge for the bread? --
I believe this year will decide the fate of America --
'Tis time to part --
Remember the ladies! --
We hold these truths --
A fortunate retreat --
We pounced upon the Hessians like an eagle --
My brave fellows, your country is at stake --
We cannot kill our fellowmen --
Turning point --
The times that try men's souls --
Death ceased to terrify --
Black bravery --
War in Indian country --
Death is a daily visitor --
I'm not afraid of the cannonballs --
They are crying for quarter! --
It was a mutiny --
The people have become savage --
The true sovereign --
Be bold and daring --
We beamed with joy --
Never a good war or a bad peace --
A band of brothers --
This country has so many charms --
We, the people of the United States --
A Bill of Rights.
Responsibility: edited by Milton Meltzer.

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Letters, diaries, memoirs, interviews, ballads, newspaper articles, and speeches depict life and events in the American colonies in the second half of the eighteenth century, with an emphasis on the years of the Revolutionary War.

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