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War for American Independence

from 1760 to the surrender at Yorktown in 1781

by Samuel B. Griffith

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSamuel B. Griffith II.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE208 .G83 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 725 p., [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages725
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3954558M
      ISBN 100252027450, 0252070607
      LC Control Number2001054006
      OCLC/WorldCa48222590

      His books include "The War of American Independence", "George Washington and the American Military Tradition", and "War and Society in Revolutionary America". Bibliographic information. Title: The War of American Independence: Military Attitudes, Policies, and Practice, 5/5(1). American laws of war. During the American Revolution, George Washington and his Continental Army put the laws of war into practice regarding prisoners of war, unlike their British opponents. The Americans believed that all captives should be taken prisoner. On Septem , Washington, commander of the Northern Expeditionary Force, at camp in Cambridge, Massachusetts, wrote to .

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      Here he seeks to elevate the naval battles between the French and British to a central place in the history of the American Revolution. He succeeds, marvelously.”–The New York Times Book Review The thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Mayflower. American History The Revolutionary War. One of the key causes of the American Revolution was that Great Britian began taxing Americans more and more to help pay the cost of the French and Indian War that took place between the American colonies and New France. Another cause was that Britian was becoming more involved in the affairs of the colonies.


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