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The Resource Independence : the struggle to set America free, John Ferling

Independence : the struggle to set America free, John Ferling

Label
Independence : the struggle to set America free
Title
Independence
Title remainder
the struggle to set America free
Statement of responsibility
John Ferling
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the political disputes that surrounded America's 1776 Declaration of Independence, offering insight into the views of Parliament sympathizers and colonists who stayed loyal to Britain
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • E210
  • E210
LC item number
  • .F45 2011
  • .F45 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Independence : the struggle to set America free, John Ferling
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [365]-417) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"In the very midst of a revolution" : the proposal to declare independence -- "A spirit of riot and rebellion" : Lord North, Benjamin Franklin, and the American crisis -- "Defenders of American liberty" : Samuel Adams, Joseph Galloway, and the First Continental Congress -- "It is a bill of war. It draws the sword" : Lord Dartmouth, George Washington, hostilities -- "A rescript written in blood" : John Dickinson and the appeal of reconciliation -- "Progress must be slow" : John Adams and the politics of a divided Congress -- "The king will produce the grandest revolution" : George III and the American rebellion -- "The folly and madness of the ministry" : Charles James Fox, Thomas Paine, and the war -- "We might get ourselves upon dangerous ground" : James Wilson, Robert Morris, Lord Howe, and the search for peace -- "The fatal stab" : Abigail Adams and the realities of the struggle for independence -- "Not choice, but necessity that calls for independence" : the dilemma and strategy of Robert Livingston -- "The character of a fine writer" : Thomas Jefferson and the drafting of the Declaration of Independence -- "May Heaven prosper the new born republic" : Setting America free -- "This will cement the Union" : America is set free
Control code
676728672
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xii, 434 pages
Isbn
9781608190089
Lccn
2010049366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (CaEvSKY)sky234745175
  • (OCoLC)676728672
Label
Independence : the struggle to set America free, John Ferling
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [365]-417) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"In the very midst of a revolution" : the proposal to declare independence -- "A spirit of riot and rebellion" : Lord North, Benjamin Franklin, and the American crisis -- "Defenders of American liberty" : Samuel Adams, Joseph Galloway, and the First Continental Congress -- "It is a bill of war. It draws the sword" : Lord Dartmouth, George Washington, hostilities -- "A rescript written in blood" : John Dickinson and the appeal of reconciliation -- "Progress must be slow" : John Adams and the politics of a divided Congress -- "The king will produce the grandest revolution" : George III and the American rebellion -- "The folly and madness of the ministry" : Charles James Fox, Thomas Paine, and the war -- "We might get ourselves upon dangerous ground" : James Wilson, Robert Morris, Lord Howe, and the search for peace -- "The fatal stab" : Abigail Adams and the realities of the struggle for independence -- "Not choice, but necessity that calls for independence" : the dilemma and strategy of Robert Livingston -- "The character of a fine writer" : Thomas Jefferson and the drafting of the Declaration of Independence -- "May Heaven prosper the new born republic" : Setting America free -- "This will cement the Union" : America is set free
Control code
676728672
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xii, 434 pages
Isbn
9781608190089
Lccn
2010049366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (CaEvSKY)sky234745175
  • (OCoLC)676728672

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