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Revolutionary War Almanac
  • Authored by: John C. Fredriksen
  • From the Series: Almanacs of American Wars
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  • ISBN-10: 0816074682
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-7468-6
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 02/01/2006
  • Dewey Number: 973.3
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 768


With the possible exception of the Civil War, no other period in American history rivals the American Revolution in importance. Originating in 1775 as disorganized, local violence over rights and taxes, it quickly escalated into full-blown armed conflict. By the time the Treaty of Paris was signed in 1783, a new nation had emerged.

Offering a day-by-day chronology of the people and events important to the American Revolution, Revolutionary War Almanac provides an up-close look at this historic time. The A-to-Z dictionary covers people, battles, and other exciting details. More than 130 maps, photographs, and illustrations pair with a detailed index, a bibliography, and cross-references to make this reference more accessible than any other.

Coverage includes:

  • Ethan Allen
  • Benedict Arnold
  • Anne Bailey
  • Battle of Bunker Hill
  • Continental Congress
  • Dragging Canoe
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Nathanael Greene
  • Patrick Henry
  • Hessians
  • John Paul Jones
  • Marquis de Lafayette
  • Loyalists
  • Jane McCrea
  • Treaty of Paris (1783)
  • Privateering
  • Quebec Act (1774)
  • Paul Revere
  • Deborah Sampson
  • Tea Act (1773)
  • George Washington.



Reviews and Awards

"...offers a considerable amount of information in an accessible and manageable format...provides a needed update to Revolutionary War research, and is recommended for upper secondary and academic collections, and large public libraries."

"...a very thorough, up-to-date, and handy reference."
The Brigade Dispatch

"High school and undergraduate libraries will want to purchase this book as a supplement to historical texts. Public libraries that serve high school and undergraduate populations will also want to consider it."
American Reference Books Annual

"...a worthy purchase because it provides a wealth of information for students based on the latest scholarship...a recommended purchase for most larger public libraries and all academic libraries."
Reference & User Services Quarterly

"Honor Book, 2006," Social Studies 7-12 category
- Society of School Librarians International

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