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American Revolution: biographies - download pdf or read online

By Linda Schmittroth, Mary Kay Rosteck, Stacy A. McConnell

ISBN-10: 0787637920

ISBN-13: 9780787637927

ISBN-10: 0787637939

ISBN-13: 9780787637934

ISBN-10: 0787637947

ISBN-13: 9780787637941

Profiles sixty women and men who have been key gamers at the British or American part of the yankee Revolution, from John Adams, who grew to become the second one president, to Eliza Wilkinson, who wrote of the day British infantrymen looted her South Carolina domestic.

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John’s role as a delegate meant even longer separations. Takes charge at home, writes letters Although she missed John terribly when he was away on business and political trips, Abigail Adams stood behind his efforts and ambitions. She took on the responsibility of mak2 American Revolution: Biographies ing most of the family decisions herself, including those that pertained to money. The family’s life gradually changed, as the American movement to gain freedom from Great Britain grew stronger. Adams wrote frequent letters to her friends and family in which she frankly expressed her opinions.

J. Schuyler of the Continental army, newly formed to defend the American colonies from the British. But when it came time to elect a head of the Green Mountain Boys unit, Ethan Allen was not chosen. Edwin P. Hoyt described what happened during the voting in The Damndest Yankees: Ethan Allen & His Clan: “All Ethan’s enemies came out of the woods.... He had trod on the toes of the churches [shocking some of their members by his unrestrained behavior]. He had punished several respected citizens for their [sympathy with the Yorkers].

From an early age, Adams’s family had taught her to be careful with money. She was amazed by the number of ser4 American Revolution: Biographies church and visiting friends and family. In fact, patients were instructed to get as much fresh air as possible, as this was wrongly thought to be a way to help cure the disease. In July 1776 Abigail Adams and her children went to the home of a relative and were inoculated. She brought with her straw beds, sheets, bedspreads, money for medical fees, and a cow to supply fresh milk.

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