The real revolution : the global story of American independence
- by Marc Aronson.
- New York : Clarion Books, c2005.
- Physical description
- xvii, 238 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Education Library (Cubberley)
E210 .A76 2005
- Unknown E210 .A76 2005
- Aronson, Marc.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-221) and index.
- Three Soldiers: Robert Clive, George Washington, and James Wolfe
- First soldier: From despair to conquest: Exile in Madras
- Impossible siege
- Out of victory, defeat
- Second soldier: Into the forest: Arrow
- Half King's gamble
- "Poor Brittons remember"
- Heroes: "Black hole of Calcutta"
- Third and perfect soldier: James Wolfe
- Rights and Rules: Three challenges: Legal challenge: Child is born in Boston
- Military challenge: Rebellion in the Appalachian foothills
- Mob's challenge: Hellfire in London
- London responds: Prime Minister
- East India Company
- Slave or free?: Spirit of freedom
- Networks: Spirit of democracy
- Franklin addresses Parliament
- Edges of empire: "Indians' hunting ground"
- Rules of Bengal
- Crisis: 9 half measures: "What is England now"
- Farmer writes, and the "Man of the Revolution" speaks
- Liberty: Liberty
- Tea: "A designƯto enslave America"
- George Washington and Robert Clive
- Intolerable: Action
- Common sense: "An asylum for mankind"
- Making a Nation
- Revolutions: Jewel in the crown.
- Why did the American Revolution take place? It was about more than the dates and details we all know: war elephants charging a fort in India and high-stakes gambles of bankers in Scotland, among other events, also played a part in the "real revolution" in the minds of the entire population of what would become the United States.
- Supplemental links
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- World politics > To 1900.
- Globalization > Juvenile literature.
- World politics > 18th century.
- United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Causes > Juvenile literature.
- United States > Politics and government > To 1775 > Juvenile literature.
- Great Britain > Politics and government > 1760-1789 > Juvenile literature.
- United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Causes.
- United States > Politics and government > To 1775.
- Great Britain > Politics and government > 1760-1789.
- Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2006
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