America at War: The American Revolutionary War and The War of 1812: People, Politics, and Power, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 161530049X
  • ISBN-13: 9781615300495
  • DDC: 973.3
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released April 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Many Americans buoy their national pride and patriotism in the tableau of the American Revolution—in which every day men rose up against taxation from abroad to defeat one of the most powerful countries in the world at the time. From the midnight ride of Paul Revere to the cold winter at Valley Forge, American freedom was a right proudly won. This book investigates the important battles, speeches, and founding fathers of this important war that ended in the creation of a proud new nation.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Prelude to the American Revolution.
2: Legacy of the Great War for the Empire.
3: The Tax Controversy.
4: Constitutional Differences with Britain.
5: The Boston Massacre.
6: The Intolerable Acts.
7: Independence.
8: The First Continental Congress.
9: The Second Continental Congress.
10: The Declaration of Independence.
11: The American Revolution: An Overview.
12: Land Campaigns to 1778.
13: Land Campaigns from 1778.
14: The War at Sea.
15: The Battles of the American Revolution.
16: Battles of Lexington and Concord.
17: Battle of Bunker Hill.
18: Battle of Ticonderoga.
19: Siege of Boston.
20: Battle of Quebec.
21: Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge.
22: Battle of Long Island.
23: Battle of White Plains.
24: Battles of Trenton and Princeton.
25: Battles of Saratoga.
26: Battle of Oriskany.
27: Battle of Bennington.
28: Battle of the Brandywine.
29: Battle of Germantown.
30: Valley Forge.
31: Battle of Monmouth.
32: Engagement between Bonhomme Richard and Serapis.
33: Siege of Charleston.
34: Battle of Camden.
35: Battle of Kings Mountain.
36: Battle of Cowpens.
37: Battle of Guilford Courthouse.
38: Battle of Virginia Capes.
39: Battle of Eutaw Springs.
40: Siege of Yorktown.
41: Battle of the Saintes.
42: Military Figures of the American Revolution.
43: The American Side.
44: The British Side.
45: Nonmilitary Figures of the American Revolution.
46: The American Side.
47: The British Side.
48: Aftermath.
49: The War of 1812: Major Causes.
50: Impressments.
51: The War of 1812: An Overview.
52: The Continuing Struggle.
53: The Battles of the War of 1812.
54: Battle of Queenston Heights.
55: Battle of Lake Erie.
56: Battle of the Thames.
57: Battle of Châteauguay.
58: Battle of Crysler's Farm.
59: Battle of Chippewa.
60: Battle of Lundy's Lane.
61: Battle of Plattsburgh.
62: Battle of New Orleans.
63: Military Figures of the War of 1812.
64: The American Side.
65: The British Side.
66: Nonmilitary Figures of the War of 1812.
67: The American Side.
68: The British Side.
69: Final Stages of War and Aftermath.