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George Washington's War - Robert Leckie

George Washington's War

Paperback Published: 15th September 1993
ISBN: 9780060922153
Number Of Pages: 688

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An exciting trip back in time to the American Revolution, "a reminder of what history can be when written by a master."--"Publishers Weekly"

List of Mapsp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
The Fall of Quebecp. 1
The Americansp. 10
Mercantilism/Birth Cry of American Freedomp. 22
King George IIIp. 26
The Stamp Act and Samuel Adamsp. 41
George's First Seizure/Stamp Act Repealedp. 51
The Boston Massacrep. 56
John Adamsp. 62
Trial of the Redcoatsp. 71
The Boston Tea Partyp. 76
Thomas Gagep. 83
Gage Takes Overp. 87
Dr. Joseph Warren and Paul Reverep. 94
Lexington and Concordp. 103
Ethan Allen and Fort Ticonderogap. 116
Congress Chooses a War Chiefp. 122
George Washingtonp. 126
The Battle of Bunker Hillp. 144
British Shock and Chagrinp. 164
George III's War Machinep. 168
Washington's Yankee Doodlesp. 177
Lord George Germainp. 189
The Lure of Canadap. 198
Benedict Arnold and Quebecp. 203
Toward an American Navyp. 216
Charles Lee and Charlestonp. 220
Henry Knox and the Guns of Tip. 232
Howe Evacuates Bostonp. 239
Tom Paine and Common Sensep. 243
The Declaration of Independencep. 251
The Battle of Long Islandp. 258
"Peace" Talks/Alexander Hamilton/Kip's Bayp. 268
The Rabble Aroused/New York Burns/Nathan Halep. 279
The Battle of White Plainsp. 283
Disaster at Fort Washingtonp. 289
"Admiral" Arnold Saves the Causep. 297
The Cause Collapsing/The Perfidy of Charles Leep. 307
Trenton: Washington Rallies the Revolutionp. 315
Princeton: Cornwallis's "Bag" Comes Up Emptyp. 322
The Tories Sour on "Saviors"/Washington Acclaimedp. 331
The Marquis de Lafayettep. 336
The Battle of Brandywine Creekp. 344
The Battle of Germantownp. 357
John Burgoynep. 366
Saratoga I: Ticonderoga Fallsp. 375
Saratoga II: Fort Stanwix, Oriskany, Benningtonp. 389
Saratoga III: Freeman's Farm, Bemis Heights-Finisp. 399
After Saratoga/The French Alliancep. 417
The Fall of the Delaware River Fortsp. 427
Valley Forge/Von Steubenp. 433
The Conway Cabalp. 445
The British Lion Purrsp. 452
The British in Philadelphia/Howe Goes Homep. 458
The Battle of Monmouth Courthousep. 467
The French Arrive/Newport Fizzle/Savannah Lostp. 490
The Border War/John Paul Jonesp. 494
Stony Point/Savannah Repulse/Inflationp. 502
The Fall of Charlestonp. 507
Lord Charles Cornwallisp. 523
The Battle of Camdenp. 528
London Riots Prolong the Warp. 539
Treason I: Arnold's Disaffectionp. 543
Treason II: Arnold's Betrayalp. 556
Treason III: Andre's Endp. 576
The Battle of King's Mountainp. 582
Mutiny/Greene and Morgan/Cowpensp. 591
The Battle of Guilford Court Housep. 604
Greene Reconquers the Southp. 619
Yorktown I: France Deliversp. 632
Yorktown II: The Endp. 649
Epilogue: A New Order of the Agesp. 659
Selected Bibliographyp. 661
Indexp. 665
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ISBN: 9780060922153
ISBN-10: 006092215X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 688
Published: 15th September 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 14.0  x 4.2
Weight (kg): 0.5