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What They Didn't Teach You About the American Revolution

What They Didn't Teach You About the American Revolution

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Written by Mike WrightAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Mike Wright

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
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  • Publisher: Presidio Press
  • On Sale: June 4, 2001
  • Price: $19.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-89141-746-0 (0-89141-746-X)
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The author of the acclaimed What They Didn't Teach You Series looks at the American Revolution, providing an in-depth analysis of the such personalities as Nathan Hale and Benedict Arnold, as well as little-known facts about this defining moment in history.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Acknowledgments
Chronology
Introduction
Prelude to Independence: Revolution, Dogma, and Stamps
Founding Fathers, Part One: A Farmer, a Lawyer, and a Sage
Founding Fathers, Part Two: Best Actors in Supporting Roles
Benedict the Bold: Arnold the Traitor
G. Washington: The Myth Who Would Be Man
Founding Mothers: Hear Them Roar
Rag-Tag and Bob-Tail: If It Moves, Salute It
Tea Parties and Rude Bridges: Little Things That Mean A Lot
Who, What, and Where: Big, Bigger, and Not So Big
Revolutionary Potpourri: Bits of This and That
Rituals of Life: History with the Bark on
And the Winner Is?: The Trenches of Yorktown
The Constitution: ``We the People''
The Sting of Death: Final Acts, Final Honors
Epilogue: Personal Thoughts on the American Revolution
Bibliography
Index