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Hurricane of independence : the untold story of the deadly storm at the deciding moment of the American Revolution

Author: Tony Williams
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, ©2008.
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Hurricane of Independence is the fascinating untold story of the opening of the American Revolution amidst the devastation of a brutal storm.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Williams
ISBN: 9781402212284 1402212283
OCLC Number: 224442531
Description: xviii, 299 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue : the storm of revolution --
Tempest brewing --
Impending doom on the Outer Banks --
First strike : the hurricane of independence roars ashore --
Norfolk : an attack on both sides --
Tobacco and gunpowder --
Landon Carter : diarist and planter-philosopher of the Northern Neck --
The streets of Annapolis --
Lightning and enlightenment --
The colonies unite in Philadelphia against British tyranny --
The radical, the President, and the general in Philadelphia --
Striking the Second Continental Congress --
The heroic collegian : Hamilton in New York --
Whither the hurricane of independence? --
War erupts --
General Washington battles the British and the weather --
Fishing for cod during the summer in Newfoundland --
The hurricane --
Epilogue : the providential American victory.
Responsibility: Tony Williams.
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