Prelude to Revolution
The Salem Gunpowder Raid Of 1775
||Hoffer, Peter Charles|
|Series title:||Witness to History Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Johns Hopkins University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $59.00|
| Book Description: |
Before colonial Americans could declare independence, they had to undergo a change of heart. Beyond a desire to rebel against British mercantile and fiscal policies, they had to believe that they could stand up to the fully armed British soldier. Prelude to Revolution uncovers one story of how the Americans found that confidence.
On April 19, 1775, British raids on Lexington Green and Concord Bridge made history, but it was an episode nearly two months earlier in...