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The Resource Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor : the forging of American independence, 1774-1776, Richard R. Beeman

Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor : the forging of American independence, 1774-1776, Richard R. Beeman

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Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor : the forging of American independence, 1774-1776
Title
Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor
Title remainder
the forging of American independence, 1774-1776
Statement of responsibility
Richard R. Beeman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Acclaimed historian Richard R. Beeman examines the grueling 22-month period between the meeting of the Continental Congress on September 5, 1774, and the audacious decision for independence in July 1775
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beeman, Richard R
Dewey number
973.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E210
LC item number
.B43 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Revolutionaries
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor : the forging of American independence, 1774-1776, Richard R. Beeman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The continental Congress : a chronology -- The Genesis of revolution, 1763-1774 -- The quest for a unified American resistance -- The delegates gather in Philadelphia -- Two different paths to liberty : John Adams and John Dickinson -- The Congress organizes -- "Fight against them that fight against me" -- Galloway's last stand -- Getting acquainted in the city of brotherly love -- Power to the people -- The first Congress completes its business -- Escalation -- A new Congress, changed circumstances -- John Hancock enters the drama -- Congress assumes command of a war -- Desperate efforts at reconciliation amidst an escalating war -- Managing a war while seeking peace -- Waiting for King George III -- Small steps toward independence -- The year 1776 dawns -- "The scales have fallen from our eyes" -- "The child Independence is now struggling for birth" -- Fourteen paths to independence -- "The greatest debate of all" -- Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence -- America's Declaration of Independence
Control code
ocn827119771
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 492 pages
Isbn
9780465026296
Lccn
2013001875
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)827119771
  • (Sirsi) a1639881
Label
Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor : the forging of American independence, 1774-1776, Richard R. Beeman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The continental Congress : a chronology -- The Genesis of revolution, 1763-1774 -- The quest for a unified American resistance -- The delegates gather in Philadelphia -- Two different paths to liberty : John Adams and John Dickinson -- The Congress organizes -- "Fight against them that fight against me" -- Galloway's last stand -- Getting acquainted in the city of brotherly love -- Power to the people -- The first Congress completes its business -- Escalation -- A new Congress, changed circumstances -- John Hancock enters the drama -- Congress assumes command of a war -- Desperate efforts at reconciliation amidst an escalating war -- Managing a war while seeking peace -- Waiting for King George III -- Small steps toward independence -- The year 1776 dawns -- "The scales have fallen from our eyes" -- "The child Independence is now struggling for birth" -- Fourteen paths to independence -- "The greatest debate of all" -- Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence -- America's Declaration of Independence
Control code
ocn827119771
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 492 pages
Isbn
9780465026296
Lccn
2013001875
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)827119771
  • (Sirsi) a1639881

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