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The story of Lexington and Concord
R. Conrad Stein
Discusses the causes and consequences of the battles which marked the beginning of the American revolution, in April 1775, after local militiamen were warned by Paul Revere that British troops had set out from Boston.
|Statement||by R. Conrad Stein ; illustrated by Keith Neely.|
|Series||Cornerstones of freedom|
|Contributions||Neely, Keith, 1943- ill.|
|LC Classifications||E241.L6 S75 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||31 p. :|
|Number of Pages||31|
|LC Control Number||82023518|
A readable history of the first battle of the American Revolution and the militiamen “who risked everything to defend their way of life and the freedom of future generations.”. 02 On Ap the battles of Lexington and Concord were fought. Though small, these battles were of complex and crucial importance in launching the further rebellions, decisions, and shifts of opinion that led to the American Revolution. Consequently, these battles are often viewed as the start of American independence and the American Revolution.
Lexington Books publishes both standalone titles and titles in a broad array of series that span the social sciences and humanities. Our series, listed by discipline below, are edited by established scholars who work with in-house editors to shape their series and contribute to the discourse within their fields. The Day of Lexington and Concord: April 19th, , by Allen French (Little Brown & Co. ). Paul Revere's Ride, by David Hackett Fischer (Oxford University Press, ). Lexington and Concord: The Beginning of the War of the American Revolution, by Arthur B. Tourtellot (W.W. Norton & Co, ).
The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first battles of the American Revolutionary were between British soldiers, who wanted to take away the colonists' weapons and arrest John Hancock and Samuel Adams, and American were fought in towns outside Boston, towns are Lexington, Massachusetts and Concord, . The Battles of Lexington and Concord signaled the start of the American Revolutionary war on Ap The British Army set out from Boston to capture rebel leaders Samuel Adams and John Hancock in Lexington as well as to destroy the Americans store of weapons and ammunition in Concord.
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The Story of Lexington and Concord. (Cornerstones of Freedom) Discusses the causes and consequences of the battles which marked the beginning of the American revolution, in Aprilafter local militiamen were warned by Paul Revere that British troops had set /5.
The Story of Lexington and Concord (Cornerstones of Freedom) Paperback – July 1, by R. Conrad Stein (Author)5/5(1). Tourtellot's book is the best account we have of the day of Lexington and Concord. The actions of each individual who played a conspicuous part in the day's work are minutely traced but Mr.
Tourtellot never loses the main thread of his narrative and the wealth of detail he has included gives substance and color to an exciting story.'/5(45). This book is advertised as a "magnificently detailed account of the battle of Lexington and Concord," but it is really anything but.
The book is approx pages of text. The story begins in Januaryand the shots fired on Lexington Green don't happen until page The "expedition" ends on page You get the idea/5(37). The Shot Heard Round the World: The Story of Lexington and Concord Hardcover – by Jeannette Covert Nolan (Author)5/5(1).
The midnight rides of Revere, Dawes, and Prescott are described as is the fighting at Lexington, Concord, and on the road back to Boston. Throughout, the narrative is accompanied by full-color photographs taken during the annual reenactments staged at the sites.5/5(1).
Lexington and Concord is just about perfect for the thoughtful student of American revolutionary history: a richly detailed and richly sourced account of the embattled farmers of Massachusetts who gave the British lobsterbacks a real whuppin on Apwithout any gooey sentimentalism about the shot heard round the world/5.
Lexington and Concord: The Battle Heard Round the World, by George Daughan, W.W. Norton & Co., New York,$ In this analysis of the clashes at Lexington and Concord, Mass., on Apauthor Daughan pushes past the simple what of history to illuminate the more thought-provoking why.
Lexington and Concord: The Beginning of the War of the American Revolution. Arthur Bernon Tourtellot. Norton & Company, - History - pages. 1 Review. "Tourtellot's book is the best 5/5(1). Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of The British story of the Battle of Lexington and Concord on the nineteenth of April by Vincent J-R Kehoe/5.
Discusses the causes and consequences of the battles which marked the beginning of the American revolution, in Aprilafter local militiamen were warned by Paul Revere that British troops had set out from : This book gives an account of Lexington and Concord from an interesting perspective - beginning with the patriot movement in the town of Lexington itself.
It has plenty of primary sources regarding the battle, and it has some interesting points in the aftermath. But overall, I think Fisher's Paul Revere's Ride is much better/5. Facing the threat of rebellion, British General Thomas Gage hoped to prevent violence by ordering the seizure of weapons and powder being stored in Concord, Massachusetts, twenty miles northwest of Boston.
Departing Boston late in the evening on Apthe King’s troops marched into the small town of Lexington at around AM. the next morning. The story of Lexington and Concord.
For more typical Americans, April 19th, was the day that British troops marched to Lexington and Concord to seize weapons and supplies, and perhaps arrest folks like Sam Adams and John Hancock. This all led to the first actual battles of the American Revolution.
American Spring tells that story in deep, occasionally excruciating detail/5. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
The story of Lexington and Concord by R. Conrad Stein; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass.,Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass.,Campaigns, Juvenile literature, History.
The True Story of the Battle of Lexington and Concord From who fired the first shot to the Minutemens' heroic defense of freedom, this book explores the mythic tale of the first battle of the American Revolution.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on Apkicked off the American Revolutionary War (). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American.
Tourtellot's book is the best account we have of the day of Lexington and Concord. The actions of each individual who played a conspicuous part in the day's work are minutely traced but Mr. Tourtellot never loses the main thread of his narrative and the wealth of detail he has included gives substance and color to an exciting story.' - J.C.
Miller, New York Herald Tribune Book 5/5(1). Get this from a library. The shot heard round the world: the story of Lexington and Concord.
[Jeannette Covert Nolan] -- Chronicles events in Great Britain and the American colonies that led up to the first battle of the Revolution during the spring of in Lexington, Massachusetts.
The story of Patriot's day, Lexington and Concord, Ap ; with poems brought out on the first observation of the anniversary holiday, and the forms in which it was celebrated by Varney, George J. (George Jones), Pages: The Paperback of the Lexington and Concord: The 19th of April, by Harold Murdock at Barnes & Noble.
FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Brand: Dover Publications.Four current units of the Massachusetts National Guard units (st Infantry, nd Infantry, st Engineer Battalion, and th Quartermaster Company) are derived from American units that participated in the Battles of Lexington and Concord.
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