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The Constitution of the United States of America; The Declaration of Independence and Articles of Confederation By Benjamin Franklin et al.
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Anthology of the most important documents of the United States of America especially formatted for digital readers with linked articles and amendments and also with The Constitutional Dictionary. *... More > The Constitution of the United States of America, with the Bill of Rights and all of the Amendments; * The Declaration of Independence; * The Articles of Confederation; * The Port of Boston Act DRM-Free edition. Table of Contents: 1. The Declaration of Independence 2. The Constitution of the United States 3. The Boston Port Act 4. The Articles of Confederation 5. Extras 1. Misspellings in the U.S. Constitution 2. Constitutional Amendments Process 3. Constitutional Topic: Ratification Conventions 4. The Constitutional Dictionary< Less
Signers of the Continental Association By Bob Navarro
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The Continental Association came into being in 1774 in an attempt to persuade the British Parliament to repeal their Coercive Acts. It was an economic boycott of all exports and imports of British... More > goods.< Less
When America Slew Her King By Joel Blaine Kirkpatrick
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There will be no Revolution. 1774 was no 'calm before the storm', or even a year on a certain path to freedom. It was a year of uncertainty; a year of challenge. 1774 had the potential to be very... More > different from the period we have been taught in school. With a single gunshot, the events we know as a cherished history,could have unraveled completely. Which of our own heroes might have turned events down a darker path?< Less
Revolutionary Rosanna: Resolution By Christina Roberts
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The year is 1776. Rosanna Hall enters the debut of womanhood, right as the American colonies have charged into war against Great Britain and solidified their resolve by publishing a declaration of... More > independency. Rosanna's father, a staunch Whig, donates the entirety of his fortune to the Continental Congress, which ruins all of her future prospects. Finding herself destitute and friendless, Rosanna bitterly abandons her parents and turns to prostitution as her only means of survival. Though Rosanna blames her parents and the Continental Congress for all her troubles, she is horrified to witness the murder of a young rebel soldier made into sport by the Tories. Unable to live with such people, she takes the murdered soldier’s uniform and joins Washington’s army, masquerading as a man. Into the ranks of diseased, disillusioned men she marches. Rosanna strains against the love of an officer who discovers her sex on one side, and the determination of a British colonel to dominate her on the other.< Less
Declaration of Independence By Thomas Jefferson
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The full text of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. The Declaration of Independence was primarily written by Thomas Jefferson and was adopted by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776 in... More > Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a formal explanation of why the Second Continental Congress voted on July 2, 1776 to declare independence from Great Britain.< Less
The Declaration of Independence A Study In The History of Political Ideas By Carl Becker
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A Study In The History of Political Ideas By Carl Becker The Declaration of Independence A Study In The History of Political Ideas By Carl Becker THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE IT is often... More > forgotten that the document which we know as the Declaration of Independence is not the official act by which the Continental Congress voted in favor of separation from Great Britain. June 7, 1776, Richard Henry Lee, on behalf of the Virginia delegation, submitted to the Continental Congress three resolutions, of which the first declared that "these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved."< Less
The Declaration of Independence A Study In The History of Political Ideas By Carl Becker
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A Study In The History of Political Ideas By Carl Becker The Declaration of Independence A Study In The History of Political Ideas By Carl Becker THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE IT is often... More > forgotten that the document which we know as the Declaration of Independence is not the official act by which the Continental Congress voted in favor of separation from Great Britain. June 7, 1776, Richard Henry Lee, on behalf of the Virginia delegation, submitted to the Continental Congress three resolutions, of which the first declared that "these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved."< Less
The Declaration of Independence A Study In The History of Political Ideas By Carl Becker
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A Study In The History of Political Ideas The Declaration of Independence A Study In The History of Political Ideas By Carl Becker THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE IT is often forgotten that the... More > document which we know as the Declaration of Independence is not the official act by which the Continental Congress voted in favor of separation from Great Britain. June 7, 1776, Richard Henry Lee, on behalf of the Virginia delegation, submitted to the Continental Congress three resolutions, of which the first declared that "these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved."< Less
The Declaration of Independence A Study In The History of Political Ideas By Carl Becker
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IT is often forgotten that the document which we know as the Declaration of Independence is not the official act by which the Continental Congress voted in favor of separation from Great Britain.... More > June 7, 1776, Richard Henry Lee, on behalf of the Virginia delegation, submitted to the Continental Congress three resolutions, of which the first declared that "these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved."< Less
Letters, Journals, & Diaries of ye Colonial America By Don Corbly
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These 93 stories provide a unique insight into the lives of mostly ordinary colonial people who lived in extraordinary times. Read the first description of the New World in the exploring ship... More > captain’s logbook, a letter from the first indentured servant, and the trial of Bridget Bishop, the first person hung for witchcraft in Salem. Compare the diary of the richest man in Virginia to poor Mary Cooper’s diary. Read 16-year-old George Washington’s Rules of Civility, the pathetic letter from near-destitute indentured Elizabeth Sprig, Benjamin Franklin’s account of Grime’s confession and hanging, John Adams’ defense of British soldiers in the Boston Massacre, and the first prayer given in the First Continental Congress. Read 16-year-old Sally Wister’s diary of the battle of Germantown, a journal of the participants in the Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere’s account of his Midnight Ride, and newspaper accounts of President Washington’s death and funeral. This book is purchased at the lowest cost through Lulu.com.< Less

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