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They Made a Revolution : The Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution (Hardcover) (Jules Archer)
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The founding fathers and mothers of the United States were not, as history often makes them out to be, stuffy cardboard figures of virtue and nobility.They Made a Revolution introduces them as the real people they werecomplete with their inevitable flaws and weaknesses. Through their letters, diaries, and reminiscences, discover what was going on in the minds of this country’s revolutionary leaders as they committed treason against the most powerful nation on earth, risking their lives for the sake of freedom. Meet The Sly Fox,” Sam Adams; The Rich Rebel,” John Hancock; The Silver-Tongued Bumpkin,” Patrick Henry; and the very brave Abigail Adams and full-of-secrets Martha Washington. Each of these characters comes alive in this fabulous collection of historical biographies.These are the stories of the courageous men and women who stood up to the British king and made a revolution happen. To England, they were traitors. To the United States, they became patriots.
Number of Pages: 146
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: Jules Archer History for Young Readers
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Age Range: Teen
Author: Jules Archer
Street Date: June 28, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-7600
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