Heroes and Heroines of the American Revolution
The heroes and heroines of the American Revolution were monumental figures that changed not only America but the world. Some of them were brave on the battlefield (Washington, Daniel Morgan, Francis Marion, Molly Pitcher, Margaret Corbin). Some were brilliant political thinkers, who gave the world a new form of governance (Jefferson, Hamilton, Madison). Some were great patriot writers and orators for the cause (Henry, Warren, Paine). Some of them came from overseas to help the American cause (von Steuben, Lafayette). Some were great diplomats (Franklin, John Adams). Some were spies who risked their lives for the cause (Lydia Darragh), and some of them forfeited their lives (Nathan Hale). And some were revolutionaries who risked their fortunes and good names for the Revolution (John Hancock, Samuel Adams). This book examines 32 heroes and heroines of the American Revolution. The books includes 50 illustrations.
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 139.7 x 215.9 x 14.73mm | 394.62g
- 01 Feb 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations
About Robert C Jones
Robert Jones is President of the Kennesaw Historical Society, as well as well as a member of the executive board of the Kennesaw Museum Foundation, which helped fund the 40,000 square foot Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History in Kennesaw, GA. Robert has written a number of books on Revolutionary War and Civil War themes, including "Heroes and Heroines of the American Revolution," "A Guide to the Civil War in Georgia" and "George Washington and the Continental Army: 1777/1778."