The Resource Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor : the forging of American independence, 1774-1776, Richard R. Beeman

Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor : the forging of American independence, 1774-1776, Richard R. Beeman

Label
Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor : the forging of American independence, 1774-1776
Title
Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor
Title remainder
the forging of American independence, 1774-1776
Statement of responsibility
Richard R. Beeman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Acclaimed historian Richard R. Beeman examines the grueling 22-month period between the meeting of the Continental Congress on September 5, 1774, and the audacious decision for independence in July 1775
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beeman, Richard R
Dewey number
973.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E210
LC item number
.B43 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Revolutionaries
  • United States
  • Statesmen
Label
Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor : the forging of American independence, 1774-1776, Richard R. Beeman
Instantiates
Publication
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
  • Getting acquainted in the city of brotherly love
  • Power to the people
  • The First Congress completes its business
  • Escalation
  • A new congress, changed circumstances
  • John Hancock enters the drama
  • Congress assumes command of a war
  • Desperate efforts at reconciliation amidst an escalating war
  • Managing a war while seeking peace
  • Waiting for King George III
  • The Continental Congress : a chronology
  • Small steps toward independence
  • The year 1776 dawns
  • "The scales have fallen from our eyes"
  • "The child independence is now struggling for birth"
  • Fourteen paths to independence
  • "The greatest debate of all"
  • Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence
  • America's Declaration of Independence
  • Appendix A:
  • "Jefferson's Declaration of Independence"
  • The genesis of revolution, 1763-1774
  • Appendix B:
  • America's Declaration of Independence : the final version
  • The quest for a unified American resistance
  • The delegates gather in Philadelphia
  • Two different paths to liberty : John Adams and John Dickinson
  • The congress organizes
  • "Fight against them that fight against me"
  • Galloway's last stand
Control code
ocn827119771
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 492 pages
Isbn
9780465026296
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013001875
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)827119771
Label
Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor : the forging of American independence, 1774-1776, Richard R. Beeman
Publication
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
  • Getting acquainted in the city of brotherly love
  • Power to the people
  • The First Congress completes its business
  • Escalation
  • A new congress, changed circumstances
  • John Hancock enters the drama
  • Congress assumes command of a war
  • Desperate efforts at reconciliation amidst an escalating war
  • Managing a war while seeking peace
  • Waiting for King George III
  • The Continental Congress : a chronology
  • Small steps toward independence
  • The year 1776 dawns
  • "The scales have fallen from our eyes"
  • "The child independence is now struggling for birth"
  • Fourteen paths to independence
  • "The greatest debate of all"
  • Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence
  • America's Declaration of Independence
  • Appendix A:
  • "Jefferson's Declaration of Independence"
  • The genesis of revolution, 1763-1774
  • Appendix B:
  • America's Declaration of Independence : the final version
  • The quest for a unified American resistance
  • The delegates gather in Philadelphia
  • Two different paths to liberty : John Adams and John Dickinson
  • The congress organizes
  • "Fight against them that fight against me"
  • Galloway's last stand
Control code
ocn827119771
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 492 pages
Isbn
9780465026296
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013001875
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)827119771

Library Locations

  • Albina LibraryBorrow it
    3605 NE 15th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97212, US
    45.549039 -122.650525
  • Belmont LibraryBorrow it
    1038 SE César E. Chávez Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97214, US
    45.515217 -122.622669
  • Capitol Hill LibraryBorrow it
    10723 SW Capitol Highway, Portland, OR, 97219, US
    45.448003 -122.725422
  • Central LibraryBorrow it
    801 SW 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, US
    45.519098 -122.682899
  • Fairview-Columbia LibraryBorrow it
    1520 NE Village Street, Fairview, OR, 97024, US
    45.532283 -122.439336
  • Gregory Heights LibraryBorrow it
    7921 NE Sandy Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97213, US
    45.551662 -122.581264
  • Gresham LibraryBorrow it
    385 NW Miller Avenue, Gresham, OR, 97030, US
    45.500070 -122.433041
  • Hillsdale LibraryBorrow it
    1525 SW Sunset Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97239, US
    45.479852 -122.694013
  • Holgate LibraryBorrow it
    7905 SE Holgate Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97206, US
    45.490548 -122.582218
  • Hollywood LibraryBorrow it
    4040 NE Tillamook Street, Portland, OR, 97212, US
    45.537544 -122.621237
  • Isom BuildingBorrow it
    205 NE Russell Street , Portland, OR, 97212, US
    45.541222 -122.663268
  • Kenton LibraryBorrow it
    8226 N Denver Avenue, Portland, OR, 97217, US
    45.582857 -122.686379
  • Midland LibraryBorrow it
    805 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR, 97233, US
    45.516683 -122.538488
  • North Portland LibraryBorrow it
    512 N Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR, 97217, US
    45.562454 -122.671507
  • Northwest LibraryBorrow it
    2300 NW Thurman Street, Portland, OR, 97210, US
    45.535316 -122.699254
  • Rockwood LibraryBorrow it
    17917 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR, 97233, US
    45.519541 -122.479013
  • Sellwood-Moreland LibraryBorrow it
    7860 SE 13th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97202, US
    45.467703 -122.652639
  • St. Johns LibraryBorrow it
    7510 N Charleston Avenue, Portland, OR, 97203, US
    45.590046 -122.751043
  • The Title Wave Used BookstoreBorrow it
    216 NE Knott Street, Portland, OR, 97212, US
    45.541647 -122.663075
  • Troutdale LibraryBorrow it
    2451 SW Cherry Park Road, Troutdale, OR, 97060, US
    45.529595 -122.409662
  • Woodstock LibraryBorrow it
    6008 SE 49th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97206, US
    45.478961 -122.612079
Processing Feedback ...