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Christopher Gadsden and Henry Laurens : the parallel lives of two American patriots

Author: Daniel J McDonough
Publisher: Sellinsgrove, Pa. : Susquehanna University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©2000.
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A study of the lives of Christopher Gadsden (1724-1805) and Henry Laurens (1724-1792) is much more than a look at the contributions of two important, though largely neglected, heroes of the Revolution. Indeed, in these two lives, one can trace the development of the Revolution in South Carolina. Either Gadsden or Laurens, sometimes both, figured prominently in every major development in South Carolina between 1760  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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McDonough, Daniel J., 1961-
Christopher Gadsden and Henry Laurens.
Sellinsgrove, Pa. : Susquehanna University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©2000
(OCoLC)604887819
Online version:
McDonough, Daniel J., 1961-
Christopher Gadsden and Henry Laurens.
Sellinsgrove, Pa. : Susquehanna University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©2000
(OCoLC)606491657
Named Person: Christopher Gadsden; Henry Laurens; Christopher Gadsden; Henry Laurens; Christopher Gadsden; Henry Laurens
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel J McDonough
ISBN: 157591039X 9781575910390
OCLC Number: 43561665
Description: 354 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Early Lives and Business Interests, 1724-1758 --
2. The End of a Friendship: The Cherokee Conflict, 1759-1762 --
3. Christopher Gadsden and the Birth of the Protest Movement, 1762-1764 --
4. The Stamp Act Crisis, 1764-1766 --
5. The Making of a Rebel: Henry Laurens and the Vice-Admiralty Court, 1767-1770 --
6. The Nonimportation Movement, 1769-1770 --
7. The Wilkes Fund Crisis, 1770-1774 --
8. The Breakdown of British Authority, 1774-1775 --
9. The Collapse of British Rule, 1775 --
10. Independence Proclaimed, 1776 --
11. The Eclipse of Christopher Gadsden, 1776-1778 --
12. A Nationalist at Philadelphia: Henry Laurens in the Continental Congress, 1777-1778.
Responsibility: Daniel J. McDonough.

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Dual biography of two important figures of the American Revolution  Read more...

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