American Spring: Lexington, Concord, and the Road to Revolution

American Spring: Lexington, Concord, and the Road to Revolution

Walter R. Borneman

A vivid new examine the yank Revolution's first months, from the writer of the bestseller The Admirals

once we examine our nation's heritage, the yankee Revolution can suppose just like a foregone end. in truth, the 1st weeks and months of 1775 have been very tenuous, and a fractured and ragtag crew of colonial militias needed to coalesce quickly to have even the slimmest probability of toppling the strong British Army.

AMERICAN SPRING follows a fledgling state from Paul Revere's little-known trip of December 1774 and the 1st pictures fired on Lexington eco-friendly in the course of the catastrophic conflict of Bunker Hill, culminating with a Virginian named George Washington taking command of colonial forces on July three, 1775.

Focusing at the colourful heroes John Hancock, Samuel Adams, Mercy Otis Warren, Benjamin Franklin, and Patrick Henry, and the standard americans stuck up within the revolution, Walter R. Borneman makes use of newly to be had resources and examine to inform the tale of ways a decade of discontent erupted into an armed uprising that solid our state.

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