Washington and the generals of the American Revolution.



Publisher: Coates in Philadelphia

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  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799
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Paginationxii, 336 p.
Number of Pages336
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I did use the book to decide who/what to cover and when I chose the “war words” vocabulary. If you have read the book, you can use the book to help you answer questions. However, you can use other resources as well (and there are answers in the back and a useful link). The lapbook is about the Revolution not the book. 7. Elizabeth A. Fenn, Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of (Hill and Wang, ) - Just as the American Revolution was a beginning a smallpox outbreak began causing chaos and death across the colonies. Fenn describes how the smallpox outbreak almost destroyed Washington's colonial army and spread throughout the colonies during the war. British general, best remembered for his defeat by superior American forces in the Saratoga (New York) campaign of , during the American Revolution. After serving with distinction in the Seven Years’ War (–63), Burgoyne was elected to the House of Commons in and again in Assigned to Canada in as a major general, he entered into an offensive in which British armies.   Author Salina B Baker Posted on Decem July 9, Categories American Revolution, Continental Army, George Washington, Revolutionary War Tags American Generals, American History, Anthony Wayne, Benedict Arnold, Benjamin Lincoln, Charles Lee, Christopher Gadsden, Freidrich von Steuben, generals, George Washington, henry knox.

A New York Times Bestseller Winner of the George Washington Prize A surprising account of the middle years of the American Revolution and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold, from the New York Times bestselling author of In The Heart of the Sea, Mayflower, and In the Hurricane's Eye. "May be one of the greatest what-if books of the age—a volume that turns. Tough question. David McCullough has written on several periods of American History. Any biography he wrote on any participant in the Revolution will be superb, was read by me, and is in my collection. John Adams and are particularly good. On. Ferling has crafted the ideal book for armchair military history buffs, a book about the causes of the American Revolution, the war that won it, and the meaning of the Revolution overall. Whirlwind is a unique and compelling addition to any collection of books on the American Revolution. Memoir of a Revolutionary Soldier Plumb Martin.   A Crisis of Peace: George Washington, the Newburgh Conspiracy, and the Fate of the American Revolution by David Head – Book Review. Jr., an officer and son to one of Washington’s faithful generals—which Head brilliantly explains was meant to fan the flames and spur Congress in agreeing to their demands.

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His “blue book” and training methods revolutionized the American army’s methods. Artemas Ward was a Major General in the Continental army who went on to have a political career after the war. George Washington is, of course, the most famous of Revolutionary War generals and was commander-in-chief of the colonial forces.

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When it comes to American Revolutionary War Generals who do you think of. Certainly any kid who has ever opened a history book would mention George Washington and perhaps Nathanael Greene or Benedict Arnold; however few people realize there were over seventy Generals in the Continental Army and over commissioned by the thirteen colonies as militia generals.

Washington and the generals of the American revolution. Philadelphia, Carey and Hart, (OCoLC) Named Person: George Washington; George Washington: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Rufus W Griswold; William Gilmore Simms; Edward D Ingraham; Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of.

Although historians have examined many of Washington’s subordinates, Washington’s Revolutionary War Generals is the first book to look at these men in a collective, integrated manner. A thoroughgoing study of the Revolutionary War careers of the Continental Army’s generals—their experience, performance, and relationships with Washington.

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In the history of the American Revolution, two figures stand in stark contrast to each other: George Washington and Benedict Arnold. In the American imagination, Washington is elevated as an example of sterling character, while Arnold is ostracized to the seventh layer of Dante’s hell.

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George Washington was appointed commander of the Continental Army in Despite having little experience in commanding large, conventional military forces, his leadership presence and fortitude held the American military together long enough to secure victory at Yorktown and independence for his new nation in The American Revolution is a creation story that accounts for who we are, where we came from, what we believe, and what our forebears were willing to die for.

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With no formal military training, Nathanael Greene was an "unlikely warrior" according to Terry Golway in Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution. Yet the young Quaker from Rhode Island rose quickly in the ranks of the Continental Army to become one of Washington's trusted generals.

Some were experienced before the war, like George Washington of the Virginia Militia and the British-born Horatio Gates, while others were as green as the soldiers they led. This book presents basic biographical information about America’s first generals in the Revolutionary War.

Wonderful book about a forgotten hero of the American Revolution who sadly died too young. Had he lived he probably would have been Secretary of War in Washington's first cabinet.

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