By Walter R. Borneman
A shiny new examine the yankee Revolution's first months, from the writer of the bestseller The Admirals
When we ponder our nation's historical past, the yank Revolution can consider the same as a foregone end. in fact, the 1st weeks and months of 1775 have been very tenuous, and a fractured and ragtag team of colonial militias needed to coalesce quickly to have even the slimmest likelihood of toppling the amazing British Army.
AMERICAN SPRING follows a fledgling state from Paul Revere's little-known experience of December 1774 and the 1st pictures fired on Lexington eco-friendly throughout the catastrophic conflict of Bunker Hill, culminating with a Virginian named George Washington taking command of colonial forces on July three, 1775.
Focusing at the colourful heroes John Hancock, Samuel Adams, Mercy Otis Warren, Benjamin Franklin, and Patrick Henry, and the normal americans stuck up within the revolution, Walter R. Borneman makes use of newly to be had resources and examine to inform the tale of the way a decade of discontent erupted into an armed uprising that cast our country.
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Ch. 1 George Washington 12
Ch. 2 John Adams 20
Ch. three Thomas Jefferson 27
Ch. four John Jay 34
Ch. five James Madison 38
Ch. 6 Alexander Hamilton 44
Ch. 7 John Marshall 50
Ch. eight James Monroe 52
Ch. nine John Quincy Adams 58
Ch. 10 Andrew Jackson 63
Ch. eleven Tecumseh 69
Ch. 12 Sequoyah 72
Ch. thirteen William Clark 74
Ch. 14 Meriwether Lewis 77
Ch. 15 Sacagawea 80
Ch. sixteen Henry Clay 84
Ch. 17 Francis Scott Key 88
Ch. 18 John C. Calhoun 91
Ch. 19 Daniel Webster 95
Ch. 20 Washington Irving 99
Ch. 21 Zachary Taylor 103
Ch. 22 James Fenimore Cooper 107
Ch. 23 Stephen F. Austin 110
Ch. 24 Sam Houston 112
Ch. 25 William Cullen Bryant 116
Ch. 26 Nat Turner 119
Ch. 27 Osceola 122
Ch. 28 William Lloyd Garrison 124
Ch. 29 Sarah and Angelina Grimké 127
Ch. 30 Frederick Douglass 130
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