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Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies, The patriots, written by David Fisher

Label
Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies, The patriots
Title
Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies
Title part
The patriots
Statement of responsibility
written by David Fisher
Title variation
  • Bill O'Reilly's Legends and lies
  • Legends & lies
  • Legends and lies
  • Patriots
Title variation remainder
the patriots
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The American Revolution was not inevitable, nor was it a unanimous cause. It pitted neighbors against one another, as loyalists and colonial rebels faced off for their lives and futures. Through the remarkable lives of the first Americans, this book reveals the contentious arguments that turned friends into foes and the land into a war zone. From the riots over a child's murder that led to the Boston Massacre, to the Continental Army's first victory under George Washington's leadership, to the little-known Southern guerrilla campaign of "Swamp Fox" Francis Marion, to Benedict Arnold's audacious betrayal, David Fisher explores the amazing combination of resourcefulness, perseverance, strategy, and luck that resulted in the creation of a country that would go on to become the most powerful in the world. Despite the victory of the Revolution, the fight for democracy wasn't over. From the combat zone to Congress, it was a political battle as much as a physical one. With the patriots grappling to create a government, one for and by the people, the origin story of the United States of America was only starting to be written.--Adapted from dust jacket
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IF2DofnorZY
Summary
A companion to Bill O'Reilly's docudrama by the same name shares insights into how the American Revolution was a civil war, exploring such events as the child's murder that led to the Boston Massacre, the return of Ben Franklin from the Continental Army's first victory under Washington and the "Swamp Fox" guerilla campaign
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10488828
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Legends and lies: the patriots (Television program)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fisher, David
Dewey number
973.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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O'Reilly, Bill
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
United States
Target audience
adult
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the patriots
Label
Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies, The patriots, written by David Fisher
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Companion book to Bill O'Reilly's television docudrama Legends and lies: the patriots
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-298) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Samuel Adams and Paul Revere : the rebellion begins -- John Adams : ready for war -- Benjamin Franklin : inventing America -- General George Washington : commanding revolution -- Thomas Jefferson : independence declared -- Benedict Arnold : American traitor -- Francis Marion : American guerrilla fighter -- Forgotten heroes -- President George Washington : forged in conflict -- Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr : deadly division
Control code
ocn922169345
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 310 pages
Isbn
9781627797894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)922169345
Label
Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies, The patriots, written by David Fisher
Publication
Note
Companion book to Bill O'Reilly's television docudrama Legends and lies: the patriots
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-298) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Samuel Adams and Paul Revere : the rebellion begins -- John Adams : ready for war -- Benjamin Franklin : inventing America -- General George Washington : commanding revolution -- Thomas Jefferson : independence declared -- Benedict Arnold : American traitor -- Francis Marion : American guerrilla fighter -- Forgotten heroes -- President George Washington : forged in conflict -- Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr : deadly division
Control code
ocn922169345
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 310 pages
Isbn
9781627797894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)922169345

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