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American Revolution 100 The Battles, People, and Events of the American War for Independence, Ranked by Their Significance

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ISBN-10: 1402221150

ISBN-13: 9781402221156

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michael Lee Lanning

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A controversial ranking of the Revolution's biggest battles, events, and leadersThe American Revolution 100 brings you onto the charred battlefields and inside the maneuverings of the war that produced America. In comprehensive fashion it explains, analyzes, and ranks the war's most significant events, leaders, and battles according to their importance.Celebrated veteran and military expert Michael Lee Lanning introduces the war's various causes and primary players. The 100 ranked entries that follow include bloody battles, outspoken politicians, military heroes, causes of the conflict, and monumental events.The War of Independence pitted king against colonialist, monarchy against…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Introduction
George Washington (1732-1799)
Yorktown, Virginia (May-October, 1781)
Saratoga, New York (October 7, 1777)
Nathanael Greene (1742-1786)
American Allies (1775-1783)
Robert Morris (1734-1806)
Continental Army (1775-1783)
Trenton, New Jersey (December 26, 1776)
George Sackville Germain (1716-1785)
Continental Congress (September 5, 1774-March 1, 1781)
British Army (1775-1783)
Henry Knox (1750-1806)
Chesapeake Capes, Virginia (September 5, 1781)
Declaration of Independence (July 4, 1776)
William Howe (1729-1814)
Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union (1776-1788)
Henry Clinton (1738-1795)
Cowpens, South Carolina (January 17, 1781)
Navigation, Stamp, Townshend, Boston Port, Quebec, and Quartering Acts (1763-1774)
George III (1738-1820)
Common Sense and The Crisis (1776)
Charles Cornwallis (1738-1805)
Bunker Hill, Massachusetts (June 17, 1775)
Jean Baptiste de Rochambeau (1725-1807)
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Guilford Court House, North Carolina (March 15, 1781)
Fran�ois Joseph Paul de Grasse (1722-1788)
Valcour Island, New York (October 11-12, 1776)
Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (1732-1799)
West Point, New York (1775-1783)
Horatio Gates (1728-1806)
Long Island, New York (August 27, 1776)
John Burgoyne (1722-1792)
Loyalists (1775-1783)
Daniel Morgan (1736-1802)
Kings Mountain, South Carolina (October 7, 1780)
German Mercenaries (Hessians) (1775-1783)
Anthony Wayne (1745-1796)
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania (December 19, 1777-June 18, 1778)
Bernardo de Galvez (1746-1786)
Naval Operations (1775-1783)
John Eager Howard (1752-1827)
Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts (April 19, 1775)
Banastre Tarleton (1754-1833)
West Indies (1775-1783)
Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834)
Charleston, South Carolina (February 11-May 12, 1780)
Germantown, Pennsylvania (October 4, 1777)
GuyCarleton (1724-1808)
Boston Siege (April 19, 1775-March 17, 1776)
John Adams (1735-1826)
Tkonderoga, New York (May 10, 1775)
American Militias (1775-1783)
Population and Resources (1775-1783)
George Rogers Clark (1752-1818)
African Americans (1775-1783)
Moores Creek Bridge, North Carolina (February 27, 1776)
John Paul Jones (1747-1792)
Monmouth, New Jersey Qune 28, 1778)
Francis Marion (1732-1795)
Privateers (1775-1783)
Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben (1730-1794)
Eutaw Springs, South Carolina (September 8, 1781)
Barry St. Leger (1737-1789)
Camden, South Carolina (August 16, 1780)
John Trumbull (1756-1843)
Pay, Rations, Uniforms, and Medicine (1775-1783)
John Stark (1728-1822)
Treaty of Paris (September 3, 1783)
Weapons and Tactics (1775-1783)
John Sullivan (1740-1795)
Brandywine Creek, Pennsylvania (September 11, 1777)
Francis Rawdon (1754-1826)
Waxhaw Creek, South Carolina (May 29, 1780)
Intelligence (1775-1783)
Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810)
White Plains, New York (October 28, 1776)
Future United States Presidents (1775-1783)
Charles Lee (1731-1782)
Savannah, Georgia (First Savannah) (December 29, 1778)
James Grant (1720-1806)
Newport, Rhode Island (July 29-August 31, 1778)
Thomas Sumter (1734-1832)
Canada Invasion (August 1775-October 1776)
Benedict Arnold (1741-1801)
Fort Washington, New York (November 16, 1776)
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)
Stony Point, New York Quly 16, 1779)
Newburgh Addresses (March 10 and 12, 1783)
Richard Howe (1726-1799)
Ninety-Six, South Carolina (May 22 June 19, 1781)
Charles Hector d'Estaing (1729-1794)
Boston Massacre (March 5, 1770)
Patrick Ferguson (1744-1780)
Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania (July 3-4, 1778)
Kazimierz Pulaski (1747-1779)
Ramseur's Mill, North Carolina (June 20, 1780)
Paul Revere (1735-1818)
Native Americans (1775-1783)
James Wilkinson (1757-1825)
Bibliography
Index
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