American Revolution by
Publication Date: 2000-06-21
American Revolution: Primary Sources (one volume) presents thirty-two excerpts from documents, speeches, satirical pieces, pamphlets, and letters that explore events surrounding the American Revolution. Excerpts range from John Dickinson's Letters from a Farmer to Thomas Paine's Common Sense to the Declaration of Independence and to George Washington's farewell address to his troops. Fifty black-and-white illustrations bring the text to life. Numerous sidebars highlight interesting individuals and fascinating facts. An introduction and sections titled "Things to remember," "What happened next," and "Did you know" accompany each excerpt. The volume also contains a timeline, a glossary, a list of sources - including Web sites - and an index. Book jacket.