1776 (The Thomas Fleming Library) by Thomas Fleming

By Thomas Fleming

during this big apple instances bestseller, historian Thomas Fleming examines all of the dimensions of the memorable yr of 1776 - quite the typical, fallible humanity of the boys and girls of the yank Revolution.

The 12 months 1776 ended with either the american citizens and the British stripped in their illusions. either side have been pressured to desert the parable of invincibility and confront the realities of human nature off and on the battlefield.

For the americans, it have been a surprise to find that it was once effortless to cajole humans to cheer for all times, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, however it was once one other subject to persuade them to make actual sacrifices for those beliefs. For the British, their aim of attaining right subordination of the United States to England was once annoyed forever.

Seventeen seventy-six was once a sad yr: american citizens scuffling with within the identify of liberty persecuted and infrequently killed fellow americans who selected to stay unswerving to the outdated order. Seventeen seventy-six used to be a yr of heroes: It introduced forth the leaders who had the braveness to struggle for freedom. Seventeen seventy-six used to be a disgraceful yr: americans printed a ability for cowardice, disorganization, and incompetence.

Here, during this masterful e-book, is the real tale of 1776.

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