Books tagged: revolutionary period

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Benevolent Designs: The Countess and the General: George Washington, Selina Countess of Huntingdon, their correspondence, & the evangelizing of America
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
The correspondence between Selina, Countess of Huntingdon, the Methodist sponsor, and her distant cousin George Washington in the 1780s shaped American immigration policy, the Westward Expansion, attitudes towards slavery and Native American rights, and religious pluralism. This is its history, in context.
Washington's Crossing: America's First D-Day
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Late December 1776 A ragged Continental army has now put an icy river between themselves and the pursing British army. The men in blue and buff uniforms have known nothing but defeat and had once again made a narrow escape while the Congress at Philadelphia reflecting no confidence in their troops prepare to evacuate to Baltimore. Washington decides to do the unthinkable - go on the offensive.
Give Me Liberty: 24 Heroes and Heroines of the American Revolution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Give Me Liberty: 24 Heroes and Heroines of the American Revolution celebrates the achievements of two dozen freedom fighters during the American Revolution.
Due Unto: Denmark Vesey's Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,260. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » General
Due Unto by K. F. Jones, Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award semifinalist. In 1799, Denmark wins the East Bay Lottery. With the money he buys his freedom and more. When everything he holds dear is threatened Denmark must ultimately answer the question, to what extremes will he go to protect his family, his life? --- What would you do?
Andrew Ellicott: The Stargazer Who Defined America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,390. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This true never-before-told story is about the four year expedition to survey the southern boundary separating the young U.S. from Spain after the end of the Revolutionary War. Andrew Ellicott, the brilliant astronomer-surveyor had to deal with the duplicitous Spanish, hostile Indians, counter-spies and living in swamps and dense forests.