The American Revolution: From the Rejection of the Stamp Act Until the Final Victory

By John Fiske, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, William Bradford & Patrick Henry

The American Revolution: From the Rejection of the Stamp Act Until the Final Victory - John Fiske, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, William Bradford & Patrick Henry
  • Release Date: 2019-01-18
  • Genre: United States

Description

This edition offers you a complete overview of the American history before the great revolution, the wars after the uprising, and the impact of the revolution itself. This meticulously edited book includes all the documents which are crucial for the history of USA before and after the Revolution and the works that influenced the revolutionary thinking.
Contents:
The History of the American Revolution:
The Beginnings
The Crisis
The Continental Congress
Independence
First Blow at the Centre
Second Blow at the Centre
Saratoga
The French Alliance
Valley Forge
Monmouth and Newport
War on the Frontier
War on the Ocean
A Year of Disasters
Benedict Arnold
Yorktown
Key Speeches and Documents:
First Charter of Virginia (1606)
Second Charter of Virginia (1609)
Mayflower Compact (1620)
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut (1639)
Of Plymouth Plantation (1630-1651)
The Stamp Act (1765)
Declaration of Rights and Grievances (1765)
Virginia Resolutions Against the Stamp Act (1765)
Glorious News, Boston, Friday 11 O'clock, 16th May 1766
Quartering Act of 1765
Townshend Act (1767)
Continental Association (1774)
Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death by Patrick Henry (1775)
Thanksgiving Proclamations (1776, 1777, 1782, 1789)
Common Sense (1776)
Declaration of Independence (1776)
Articles of Confederation (1777)
Constitution (1787)