History of Us Book Three from Colonies to Country Third Ed

History of Us Book Three from Colonies to Country Third Ed

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How did compliant colonials with strong ties to Europe get the notion to become an independent nation? Perhaps the seeds of liberty were planted in the 1735 historic courtroom battle for the freedom of the press. Or maybe the French and Indian War did it, when colonists were called "Americans" for the first time by the English, and the great English army proved itself not so formidable after all. But for sure when King George III started levying some heavy-handed taxes on the colonies, the break from the motherland was imminent. With such enthralling characters as George Washington, Sam Adams, Patrick Henry, Eliza Pinckney, and Alexander Hamilton throughout, From Colonies to Country is an amazing story of a nation-making transformation.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 216 pages
  • 190.5 x 233.68 x 15.24mm | 453.59g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 3rd
  • Illustrations (some col.), col. maps
  • 0195153235
  • 9780195153231

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