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General, Please Burn My House: The Revolutionary War Story of Rebecca Motte
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Rebecca Motte sat down to supper with her three grown up daughters and her niece. They lived alone in the large plantation house in South Carolina. It was January, 1781 and the Revolutionary war had been going on for four long years. Suddenly there was a pounding at the door. Find out how the patriot Rebecca Motte handled it when the British moved into her house. A 15-minute book Reading level 3.7
Slavery During the Revolutionary War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Here is the story of slavery, and what we did about it, during the founding of a "free" nation, told in the words of Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, Benjamin Franklin, and their compatriots.
Benevolent Designs: The Countess and the General: George Washington, Selina Countess of Huntingdon, their correspondence, & the evangelizing of America
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Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: 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.
Port Tobacco, MD prior to 1895
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by ByDand Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Founded in 1658 and once a thriving seaport, Port Tobacco served as the Charles County, MD county seat for 250 years. The town witnessed the nation’s founding and many subsequent events including the Civil War and the escape of John Wilkes Booth. This book contains the history, sketches and descriptions of Port Tobacco as it existed prior to 1895, provided by one of the town's last residents.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): The Virginia Campaign and the Blockade and Siege of Yorktown, French Participation in the American Revolution
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This significant historical book on a vital aspect of the Revolutionary War - the Virginia campaign, the blockade and siege of Yorktown, and the role of the French in the American Revolution. It was written by the Army War College in 1931.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Supplying Washington's Army - Quartermaster, Transportation, Forage Department, Clothing the Troops, Ordnance in the American Revolution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,800. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This significant historical book on a previously unexplored aspect of the Revolutionary War was produced by the Center of Military History, providing an important basic reference on the military history of the Revolution.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Birth of the Navy, Naval Documents, History and Timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, Vessels of the Continental Navy in the American Revolution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,540. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique historical compilation provides comprehensive information on the role of naval power in the American Revolution, including the birth of the U.S. Navy, naval documents, a comprehensive history and timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, and a full list of the vessels of the Continental Navy, with numerous detailed descriptions.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Timeline of the American Revolution, Featuring the Content of Original Documents by George Washington, Continental Congress, Thomas Paine, Others
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 157,760. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This authoritative timeline of the American Revolution includes the text of numerous original documents of the era, providing extraordinary insight into the thoughts and plans of key players in the drama, including General George Washington.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): United States Army and the Forging of a Nation, from Colonial Militia to the Continental Army in the American Revolution, Valley Forge, Yorktown
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,340. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This significant historical work produced by the U.S. Army Center of Military History about the overall history of the American Revolution. Excerpted from the Army Historical Series - American Military History, Volume 1, Second Edition, it provides a great overview of the Revolutionary War from the beginnings to the surrender of Cornwallis and Yorktown.
American Revolution Encyclopedia - Sweeping Account of All Aspects of the Revolutionary War (War of Independence) - Army and Navy, Campaigns and Battles, Intelligence, Valley Forge, Unique Stories
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 753,180. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Discover the fascinating stories and history of the American Revolutionary War. With twenty-two chapters and over 1500 pages of text, this unique compilation provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of the military strategies, campaigns, battles, and personalities of the war.
March to Victory: Washington, Rochambeau, and the Yorktown Campaign of 1781 - War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book provides an in-depth account of the most decisive operation of the American Revolution, examining how the Americans and French moved land and naval forces from Rhode Island to Virginia, where they gained the tactical advantage over their opponents at Yorktown.
The Army Medical Department, 1775-1818 - Continental Army, War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War), plus War of 1812, Medical Support, Lessons of War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,890. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This significant historical volume was produced by the Center of Military History as part of its special studies on the War of American Independence (the Revolution). This book deals with the period when the Medical Department existed only as a wartime expedient.
The Continental Army: War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War) - Basic Reference on the Military History of the Revolution, from New England in Arms to Victory at Yorktown
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This significant historical book on a previously unexplored aspect of the Revolutionary War was produced by the Center of Military History, providing an important basic reference on the military history of the Revolution.
A Kids Guide to the American Revolution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The war was raging all around him. Johnny was only twelve years old, so he wasn’t allowed to pick up a gun or to be a soldier. However, he still had a very important job on the battlefield: he was the messenger for American Major General Gates. While he waited for the scouts to come back with their reports of British troop movements, Johnny could hear the musket balls whizzing above him, breaking
Spies of the American Revolution: The History of George Washington's Secret Spying Ring (The Culper Ring)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Spies! Treason! Conspiracy! The American Revolution? The Culper Spying Ring had all the ingredients of a modern spy movie--just replaces gadgets with muskets. This book looks at the incredible history of Washington's famous spying ring. With a gripping narrative this book will read more like a John le Carré spy novel than a history book. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With
Understand Your Rights Because You're About to Lose Them!
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,050. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
In the last generation, the federal government has gained an enormous amount of power at the expense of individual rights as Americans have become increasingly ignorant of their constitutional freedoms. "Understand Your Rights Because You're About to Lose Them!" explains the purpose and history of each amendment in the Bill of Rights so you can understand and defend your rights as an American.
Understanding Presidential Elections and The Constitution
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
As we move closer to a presidential election we often start to pay closer attention to the act of electing a president - the primaries, caucuses, and the Electoral College. But how did we come to this point? What is the constitutional background of the Executive Branch? What did the founders consider when they put this into place over two hundred years ago? See these short and simple answers!
Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: Did the Continental Army Try and Stage a Coup After the Revoluntionary War?
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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A 2200 word history short about a possible military coup after the Revolutionary War. The Society of the Cincinnati was formed by disgruntled members of the Continental Army as the Revolutionary War drew to a close. They were unhappy with lack of pay and supplies promised to them by the Continental Congress. Was formation of the Society an attempt to form a milita junta to rule the new country?