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  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:United States / Colonial Period (1600-1775)
  • Language:English
  • Pages:132

The Long Road to Revolution

The Many Conflicts in Colonial America

by Daniel R Grimes

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Overview

This is the story of how the American colonies went from dependence to independence. It details the taxes, tea parties and events that led to the revolution as well as the ties the colonies had to Britain. The book explains how many Americans came to see themselves as an independent people with a unique character. In addition, the British viewpoint is highlighted. The roles of George Washington, Ben Franklin, Sam Adams, and Paul Revere are all discussed as well as those of British officials, Quakers, and Native Americans. The major events such as the Boston Massacre are explained along with the personal stories of those thrust into the historic events.

Description

This is the story of how the American colonies went from dependence to independence. It details the taxes, tea parties and events that led to the revolution as well as the ties the colonies had to Britain. The book explains how many Americans came to see themselves as an independent people with a unique character. In addition, the British and Loyalist viewpoint is highlighted. The roles of George Washington, Ben Franklin, Sam Adams, and Paul Revere are all discussed as well as that of British officials, Quakers, and Native Americans. The major events such as the Stamp Act, Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, and the first shots at Lexington and Concord are explained along with the personal stories of those thrust into the historic events. This book covers a hundred years of history in Colonial America. The influence of England, France, and Spain on the continent during this period is discussed. How the events in Colonial America impacted each region, religious group, and all people living in America are also highlighted.

About the author

Daniel Grimes is an "in the trenches" kind of historian who visits many of the sites he writes about. His passion for history is evident in his writing. He has a comprehensive knowledge of American and world history. His writing is very objective, narrative history. Many primary sources are used. This shows in the illustrative detail in his books.   The Hessians and the American Revolution, available as an eBook, provides a more personal view of the Hessian Germans as well as many other people caught up in the Revolutionary War. Braddock's Defeat: George Washington and the French and Indian War describes one of the biggest Indian victories in the history of North America. He authored The American Revolution: The Battle of Germantown and the Fight for Philadelphia, published as a specialty book. This book is a favorite of colonial reenactors. Other eBooks include The Irish Who Fought for Mexico: the San Patricio Battalion and the Mexican-American War and The Long Road to Revolution: The Many Conflicts in Colonial America. Daniel Grimes is currently working on a book about Spartacus and the pirates of the Mediterranean in the time of the Roman Republic. He is also an avid sports fan and pursues an interest in sports history.

For more information, go to http://danielgrimesbooks.com/books/

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