Good Books About The American Revolution

Has there ever been a more unlikely war than the American Revolution? Why did those 13 colonies, with nothing resembling a unified and trained army, and with no navy to speak of, believe they could defeat the most powerful nation on the planet? See how issues such as logistics and the human factor can influence strategy, tactics, and the course of battle, and how happenstance can prove more.

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After the Revolution, the Nation Faces a Weak Political System Download MP3 (Right-click or option-click the link.). Welcome to THE MAKING OF A NATION – American history in VOA Special English. I’m Doug Johnson with Richard Rael. This week in our series, we begin the story of a document that defined a nation: the United States Constitution.

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The men who led the American Revolution—George Washington, Sam and John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Ethan Allen, and countless others—are well-known. But.

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South Carolina in the American Revolution: A Source Guide for Genealogists and Historians. The DAR Library offers the second in its new series of publications that focus on research in each of the original states during the period of the American Revolution.

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The revolution of 1776 sought to turn a colony of Great Britain into a new independent republic based on constitutionally protected freedom. It succeeded with the creation of the United States. The.

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR or NSSAR) is an American congressionally chartered organization, founded in 1889 and headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.A non-profit corporation, it has described its purpose as maintaining and extending "the institutions of American freedom, an appreciation for true patriotism, a respect for our national symbols, the value of.

Liberty, republicanism, and independence are powerful causes. The patriots tenaciously asserted American rights and brought the Revolution. The Revolution brought myriad consequences to the American social fabric.

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At the time of the American Revolution, other European powers were seeking to restrain Great Britain, the greatest world power. A veteran newspaper editor, she has authored or co-authored seven.

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I. Introduction. In the decades leading up to the Civil War, the southern states experienced extraordinary change that would define the region and its role in American history for decades, even centuries, to.