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- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00
The Boston Tea Party of 1773 is the most famous incidence of "tea parties" held to protest the British government and its taxes on the American colonies. British leaders and the British people marveled at the excitement of the Americans over a tax of merely three pence, while Americans fumed at the arrogance of their Old World countrymen... more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 6.99
This script allows students to travel back in time to when the Declaration of Independence was written. They will experience the thoughts and feelings of the writers as they create a document that changed the world. 20pp. more...
- Shell Education 2005; US$ 6.99
When Paul visits his grandmother, and while trying to solve the mystery of who fired the first shots of the Revolutionary War, he discovers a trunk that contains artifacts from the Revolution. How can his search for the truth about the American Revolution teach him to be more independent and responsible? more...
- Shell Education 2006; US$ 6.99
In Patriots in Boston, children and families witness and participate in the events leading to the tea party in Boston. As taxes and new laws are forced on the colonists, they know they have to take action to preserve their freedoms. With leadership from Samuel Adams, families disguise the men as Indians, who dump the tea into the Boston... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002; US$ 17.99
The astonishing, hitherto unknown truths about a disease that transformed the United States at its birth A horrifying epidemic of smallpox was sweeping across the Americas when the War of Independence began, and yet we know almost nothing about it. Elizabeth A. Fenn is the first historian to reveal how deeply variola affected the outcome of the... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2007; US$ 19.95
Benjamin Franklin?s autobiography is one of the greatest autobiographies of all time&mdahs;but it was incomplete. Franklin ended his life?s story in 1757, when he was fifty?one. He lived another thirty?three eventful years, serving as America?s advocate in London, Pennsylvania?s representative in the Continental Congress, and America?s wartime ambassador... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 26.95
Asians have settled in every country in the Western Hemisphere; some are recent arrivals, other descendents of immigrants who arrived centuries ago. Bringing together essays by thirteen scholars from the humanities and social sciences, Displacements and Diasporas explores this genuinely transnational Asian American experience-one that crosses... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
"African Ethnobotany in the Americas" provides the first comprehensive examination of ethnobotanical knowledge and skills among the African Diaspora in the Americas. Leading scholars on the subject explore the complex relationship between plant use and meaning among the descendants of Africans in the New World. With the aid of archival and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 44.99
Choosing Sides: Loyalists in Revolutionary America shows us that America?s original colonies were not nearly as united behind the concept of forming free, independent states as our society?s collective memory would have us believe. There were, in fact, numerous colonists, slaves, and Native Americans who counted themselves among the Loyalists:... more...