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United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
The American Revolution
Call Number: MS 971.02 GEO
Publication Date: 2015-01-01
The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
Call Number: CRT 342.7302 Ell
Publication Date: 2015-05-12
Examines how the newly formed United States--led by George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison, and others--called the Constitutional Convention in order to improve upon the Articles of Confederation and to draft the Bill of Rights to assure state compliance with the constitutional settlement.
Weapons of the American Revolution
Call Number: MS 973.3 HAM
Publication Date: 2013-01-01
Soldiers in the American Revolution fought close and personal battles. This book explores the different types of weapons used, from muskets and bayonets to artillery and warships.
Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World
Call Number: 973.3 JAS
Publication Date: 2011-02-15
Recreates the journeys of American loyalists who fled the country after the Revolutionary War, hoping to escape persecution from those who held them accountable for fighting for the British in the war.
Spies in Continental Capital: Espionage Across Pennsylvania During the American Revolution
Call Number: 327.12 NAG
Publication Date: 2011-04-28