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The Making of a Patriot

Benjamin Franklin at the Cockpit

The Making of a Patriot( )
Author: Skemp, Sheila L.
Series title:Critical Historical Encounters Ser.
ISBN:978-0-19-538656-1
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

On January 29, 1774, Benjamin Franklin was called to appear before the Privy Council--a select group of the king's advisors--in an octagonal-shaped room in Whitehall Palace known as the Cockpit. Spurred by jeers and applause from the audience in the Cockpit, Solicitor General Alexander Wedderburn unleashed a withering tirade against Franklin. Though Franklin entered the room as a dutiful servant of the British crown, he left as a budding American revolutionary. In The Making of a...
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Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Biography & Autobiography / Political
Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.2 x 5.5 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.531 Pounds

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