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The American Revolution
a history
Modern Library pbk. ed.
Gordon S. Wood

Published 2003 by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Presents a concise history of the American Revolution and the birth of the American republic, from the earliest hints of revolt and unrest through the ratification of the Constitution.

Table of Contents

I.
Origins.
The growth and movement of population ;
Economic expansion ;
Reform of the British Empire. -- -- II.
American resistance.
British reaction ;
Deepening the crisis ;
The imperial debate. -- -- III.
Revolution.
The approach to independence ;
The declaration of independence ;
An asylum for liberty. -- -- IV.
Constitution-making and war.
The state constitutions ;
The Articles of Confederation ;
The War for Independence. -- -- V.
Republicanism.
The need for virtue ;
The rising glory of America ;
Equality ;
A new world order. -- -- VI.
Republican society.
Effects of the war ;
Effects of the revolution ;
Republican reforms ;
Antislavery ;
Republican religion. -- -- VII.
The Federal Constitution.
The critical period ;
The Philadelphia Convention ;
The Federalist -- anti-Federalist debate.

Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: 2002.

"A Modern Library chronicles book."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Modern Library chronicles -- 9, Modern Library chronicles -- 9.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
973.3, 973.3
Library of Congress
E208 .W85 2003

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxv, 190 p. :
Number of pages
190

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24394323M
Internet Archive
americanrevoluti00wood
ISBN 10
0812970411
ISBN 13
9780812970418
OCLC/WorldCat
232864390

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