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Chronicles of the American Revolution.

Author: Hezekiah Niles; Alden T Vaughan
Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap [1965]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Niles, Hezekiah, 1777-1839.
Chronicles of the American Revolution.
New York, Grosset & Dunlap [1965]
(OCoLC)563675266
Online version:
Niles, Hezekiah, 1777-1839.
Chronicles of the American Revolution.
New York, Grosset & Dunlap [1965]
(OCoLC)631789478
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hezekiah Niles; Alden T Vaughan
OCLC Number: 254507
Notes: Includes facsim. of original t.p.
Description: xviii, 342 pages illustrations, maps, portraits 26 cm
Contents: From Stamp Act to massacre, 1765-1770 --
The colonies unite against the Stamp Act --
The Townshend duties meet stubborn resistance --
The Boston Massacre deepens the rift --
A new period of crisis, 1773-1774 --
Massachusetts wrangles with its governor --
Massachusetts appoints a committee of correspondence --
The colonies resist the Tea Act --
Governor Hutchinson and the legislaturedebate again --
The rift with England is reviewed --
Parliament debates colonial rights, 1766-1775 --
The colonists find support in Parliament --
Parliament argues the coercive measures --
Challenges to the north ministry continue --
The colonies defy the intolerable acts, 1774-1775 --
The Boston Port Bill provokes widespread resistance --
Royal authority disintegrates in Massachusetts --
Resistance is centralized in a Continental Congress --
The colonies endorse the actions of Congress --
Debate gives way to warfare, 1775-1776 --
The first clash come at Lexington --
The colonies rally behind Massachusetts --
Each side justifies its stand --
Creating an American Army --
Lord Dunmore "frees" the slaves --
The British evacuate Boston --
The Patriots suppress loyalist opinion --
Toward a Declaration of Independence, 1775-1776 --
London turns a deaf ear to protests --
The Colonies oust their royal governors --
Americans begin to advocate separation --
The Colonies call for independence --
Keeping spirits high, 1776-1781 --
The states uphold the spirit of '76 --
Congress tries to boost morale --
Voices of discouragement --
Voices of dissent --
The lighter side --
Winning the war, 1776-1783 --
American forces keep the British off balance --
Americans learn the horrors of war --
American diplomacy helps bring success --
French aid helps turn the tide --
Victory comes at Yorktown --
The patriots regain New York City --
Creating a new form of government, 1776-1789 --
Americans expound their political philosophy --
The first constitution --
The Constitution of 1787 --
A founding father leaves a legacy to his sons.
Responsibility: Edited by Alden T. Vaughan. Originally compiled by Hezekiah Niles as Principles and acts of the Revolution in America. With an introd. by Henry Steele Commager.

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