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The Resource First founding father : Richard Henry Lee and the call to independence, Harlow Giles Unger

First founding father : Richard Henry Lee and the call to independence, Harlow Giles Unger

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First founding father : Richard Henry Lee and the call to independence
Title
First founding father
Title remainder
Richard Henry Lee and the call to independence
Statement of responsibility
Harlow Giles Unger
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Before Washington, before Jefferson, before Franklin or John Adams, there was Lee--Richard Henry Lee, the First Founding Father. Richard Henry Lee was the first to call for independence, and the first to call for union. He was "father of our country" as much as George Washington, securing the necessary political and diplomatic victories in the Revolutionary War. Lee played a critical role in holding the colonial government together, declaring the nation's independence, and ensuring victory for the Continental Army by securing the first shipments of French arms to American troops. Next to Washington, Lee was arguably the most important American leader in the war against the British
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10603529
Cataloging source
DLC
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1931-
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Unger, Harlow G.
Dewey number
  • 973.3092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lee, Richard Henry
  • United States.
  • Revolutionaries
  • Politicians
  • United States
  • Virginia
Target audience
adult
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Richard Henry Lee and the call to independence
Label
First founding father : Richard Henry Lee and the call to independence, Harlow Giles Unger
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Evolution of a dynasty -- Egyptian bondage -- No liberty, no king! -- Poet, playwright, watchmaker, spy -- An indispensable necessity -- The enemy of everything good -- A most bloody battle -- To discard General Washington -- President Richard Henry Lee -- Riots and mobbish proceedings -- The farmer and the Federalist -- His majesty the president
Control code
ocn975485725
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Da Capo Press edition.
Extent
xiii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780306825613
Lccn
2017040744
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)975485725
Label
First founding father : Richard Henry Lee and the call to independence, Harlow Giles Unger
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Evolution of a dynasty -- Egyptian bondage -- No liberty, no king! -- Poet, playwright, watchmaker, spy -- An indispensable necessity -- The enemy of everything good -- A most bloody battle -- To discard General Washington -- President Richard Henry Lee -- Riots and mobbish proceedings -- The farmer and the Federalist -- His majesty the president
Control code
ocn975485725
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Da Capo Press edition.
Extent
xiii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780306825613
Lccn
2017040744
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)975485725

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