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Revolutionary War

Author: Benton Minks; Louise Minks
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2003.
Series: America at war.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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A narrative account of the American Revolution, covering the origins of disputes with Britain, profiles of the key figures, and descriptions of major battles.
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Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benton Minks; Louise Minks
ISBN: 081604936X 9780816049363
OCLC Number: 49922091
Description: xvi, 192 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Holding the line on breed's hill, 1775: Dr. Joseph Warren: cCommitted revolutionary --
Undercurrents of resistance --
Hoeing different rows: New England yeoman and southern planter --
Pre-revolutionary America, 1763 --
stamps and the revolution --
Massacre and a tea party --
thirteen colonies, 1774 --
Thriving colonial trade patterns --
Minutemen and mountain boys --
Paul Revere: Artist and patriot --
Battle of Bunker Hill and the siege of Boston, June 1775-March 1776 --
Forts designed for security --
First campaigns --
Major battles of the revolutionary war, 1775-1777 --
Two colonial cities: Boston and Quebec --
Campaign in Canada, 1775-1776 --
Struggle for New York, 1776 --
Ring out liberty! --
Slavery throughout the colonies --
Washington in charge --
Camp life for colonial troops --
Fire and blood across the frontier --
Campaigns in New York state, 1777 --
Spilling over the mountains: Frontier expansion --
After 1763 --
George Rogers Clark's campaign, 1778-1779: Maneuvers at sea --
Learning the ropes: Commanding the navy --
John Paul Jones's cruise and battle with Serapis, 1779 --
Money, mutiny, and morale: Major battles of the revolutionary war, 1777-1782 --
Life of Venture Smith --
Molly Brant and the Iroquois --
"World turned upside down": Invasion of the Iiroquois homelands during the American revolution, 1779 --
Charleston: Doorway to the south --
SeIge of Yorktown, September 28-October 18, 1781 --
Glorious triumph --
North America, 1783 --
New nation in the world.
Series Title: America at war.
Responsibility: Benton Minks and Louise Minks ; John S. Bowman, general editor.
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