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From Colonies to Country (History of Us #3)

 

Category: History: U.S.

 

Grade Level: Jr. High and Above


Author:
Joy Hakim

 

Copyright/published Year: 2007 by Oxford Univ Press

 

ISBN: 9780195327175

 

Binding: Paper


Description:
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.


Other books in the History of US series include:
The First Americans (Volume 1)
Making Thirteen Colonies (Volume 2)
From Colonies to Country (Volume 3)
The New Nation (Volume 4)
Liberty For All? (Volume 5)
War, Terrible War (Volume 6)
Reconstructing America (Volume 7)
An Age of Extremes (Volume 8)
War, Peace, and all That Jazz (Volume 9)
All the People (Volume 10)

 


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