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Fight for Freedom: The American Revolutionary War

Fight for Freedom: The American Revolutionary War by Benson Bobrick 0689864221 9780689864223
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Renowned historian Benson Bobrick has written a moving chronicle of the American Revolution for young readers. From the first stirrings of unrest under British rule at the Boston Tea Party, to the treachery of Benedict Arnold at West Point, to George Washingtons Christmas Eve surprise attack at the Battle of Trenton, to the British surrender at the Battle of Yorktown,Fight for Freedomexplores the war that created one independent nation out of thirteen diverse colonies.Fight for Freedomcontains personal anecdotes from soldiers and civilians, as well as profiles of the many historical luminaries who were involved in Americas fight for independence, such as George Washington, King George III, Abigail Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Paul Jones, Thomas Jefferson, and Lord Cornwallis. Bobrick also explores the origins of colonialism in the New World, the roles women and Native Americans played during the American Revolution, the intricacies of building a new government, and the fate of those who remained loyal to the British crown after the onset of war.Bobricks dynamic narrative is highlighted with many period oil paintings, political cartoons, and key campaign and battlefield maps, makingFight for Freedomthe ultimate book on the American Revolution for kids.

Author: Benson Bobrick

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 96

Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: 2004-10-01

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