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The Revolution in Virginia, 1775-1783

Author: John E Selby
Publisher: Williamsburg, Va. : Colonial Williamsburg Foundation ; Charlottesville, Va. : Distributed by University Press of Virginia, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes Virginia's role in the American Revolution and explains why Virginia's support was essential for its success.

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Genre/Form: History
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Selby, John E.
Revolution in Virginia, 1775-1783.
Williamsburg, Va. : Colonial Williamsburg Foundation ; Charlottesville, Va. : Distributed by University Press of Virginia, ©1988
(OCoLC)568491244
Online version:
Selby, John E.
Revolution in Virginia, 1775-1783.
Williamsburg, Va. : Colonial Williamsburg Foundation ; Charlottesville, Va. : Distributed by University Press of Virginia, ©1988
(OCoLC)609345881
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John E Selby
ISBN: 087935075X 9780879350758
OCLC Number: 16900880
Description: xiii, 442 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: The magazine --
"The malignancy ... and the wickedness ... in their plans of despotism" --
Britain's oldest Dominion --
The collapse of Royal government --
War --
Independence --
"How few ... have ever enjoyed ... an election of government" --
The war continues --
Perfecting the Republic --
The economy in war --
The war in the West --
British strategy shifts southward --
Reform and taxes --
"Barely sufficient to keep us joging along" --
Defeat --
Victory --
"The most painful suspense with regard to events in Europe."
Responsibility: by John E. Selby.

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