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Great Stories of the American Revolution
The struggle for America’s indep. provided many op

 
Our Price: $13.00
By Webb Garrison (au)
Year: 1990
Pages: 288
Binding Paperback
ISBN 1-55853-270-6

Product Code: 1422359530

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The struggle for Americaís indep. provided many opportunities for heroism & valor. Here, the effort is recounted through accounts of the people & events of the conflict. Arranged chronologically, the book begins with Bostonís James Otis, whose opposition to the British resulted in his Tory wife leaving him, & concludes with the defeat of Cornwallis at Yorktown 16 years later. Includes stories of: John Hancock, who prevented customs agents from inspecting a ship in Boston Harbor; Crispus Attucks, the runaway slave who at the Boston Massacre became the first martyr of the Revol.; Penelope Craven, who organized a movement of N. Car. women to avoid the tea tax by boycotting the beverage; & Molly Hayes, who took her husbandís place in battle. B&W illustrations.

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