Prelude to War

The War Before Independence: 1775-1776

Submitted by FHMaster on Sat, 01/28/2017 - 21:03

"The United States was creeping ever closer to independence. The shot heard round the world still echoed in the ears of Parliament as impassioned revolutionaries took up arms for and against King and country. In this captivating blend of careful research and rich narrative, Derek W. Beck continues his exploration into the period preceding the Declaration of Independence, just days into the new Revolutionary War.

The Spirit of 74: How the American Revolution Began

Submitted by FHMaster on Sun, 01/22/2017 - 21:30

"Americans know about the Boston Tea Party and “the shot heard ’round the world,” but sixteen months divided these two iconic events, a period that has nearly been lost to history. The Spirit of '74 fills in this gap in our nation’s founding narrative, showing how in these mislaid months, step by step, real people made a revolution.