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Voices of the American Revolution : Stories of Men, Women, and Children Who Forged Our Nation

By: HAVEN, KENDALL.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2000Description: 1 online resource (385 p.).ISBN: 9780313009815.Subject(s): United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Personal narratives | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Study and teaching | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 | United States -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Voices of the American Revolution : Stories of Men, Women, and Children Who Forged Our NationDDC classification: 973.3 | 973.3/092 | 973.3092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; How to Use This Book; Introduction; 1773 Through 1775 at a Glance: Loyal Pride Turned to Kindling; 1776 at a Glance: Drums of Glory; Face of Disaster; 1777 at a Glance: The Best and Worst of Times; 1778 at a Glance: The Armies Are Stalemated While the Frontier Burns; 1779 at a Glance: The Land War Stagnates; the Seas Catch Fire; 1780 at a Glance: Southern Blood Must Flow; 1781 Through 1783 at a Glance: Did We Win?; Glossary of Terms and Definitions; References; Index
Summary: Riveting accounts of real people tell the story of the American Revolution from diverse characters and viewpoints-from men, women, children, Patriots, Tories, pacifists, African-American slaves, Native Americans, Hessian mercenaries, and more. All major political, social, economic, and military viewpoints are represented. Political debates, military battles and maneuvering, the struggles of civilians, the role of children, and the fates of Tories and Continental soldiers at the end of the war are just some of the themes covered. With each story, Haven includes a variety of learning extensions-objective questions, research projects, hands-on learning activities, and open-ended points to ponder for discussion and debate. A bibliography of resources for further study completes the work. Packed with information, this engaging collection is a wonderful supplement to American History units, a great resource for read-alouds and student reports.
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Contents; How to Use This Book; Introduction; 1773 Through 1775 at a Glance: Loyal Pride Turned to Kindling; 1776 at a Glance: Drums of Glory; Face of Disaster; 1777 at a Glance: The Best and Worst of Times; 1778 at a Glance: The Armies Are Stalemated While the Frontier Burns; 1779 at a Glance: The Land War Stagnates; the Seas Catch Fire; 1780 at a Glance: Southern Blood Must Flow; 1781 Through 1783 at a Glance: Did We Win?; Glossary of Terms and Definitions; References; Index

Riveting accounts of real people tell the story of the American Revolution from diverse characters and viewpoints-from men, women, children, Patriots, Tories, pacifists, African-American slaves, Native Americans, Hessian mercenaries, and more. All major political, social, economic, and military viewpoints are represented. Political debates, military battles and maneuvering, the struggles of civilians, the role of children, and the fates of Tories and Continental soldiers at the end of the war are just some of the themes covered. With each story, Haven includes a variety of learning extensions-objective questions, research projects, hands-on learning activities, and open-ended points to ponder for discussion and debate. A bibliography of resources for further study completes the work. Packed with information, this engaging collection is a wonderful supplement to American History units, a great resource for read-alouds and student reports.

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<p>KENDALL HAVEN is a nationally recognized master storyteller and the author of numerous books, including Marvels of Math, Write Right!, and Close Encounters with Deadly Dangers. A former research scientist, he is based in Fulton, California.</p>

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