The American Revolution Through Primary Sources

Age Level: 9–15  Grade Level: 4–10

The primary source documents and interior illustrations in these books help make the Revolutionary War come to life. Written for the secondary-level reader, the major issues, events, and people of that time period are introduced. To discover why this war was fought, the activities and contributions of women and children, American Indians, and African-Americans are discussed.

  • Readers step into history to discover why the Revolutionary War was fought
  • Details the activities and contributions of women and children, American Indians, and African-Americans in the Revolutionary War
  • Exciting and information-packed, this series introduces the major issues events, and people of the Revolutionary War
  • Supports the history curriculum
  • 7 1/2” x 9”
  • 48pp.
  • Illus. with color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations
  • Contains a glossary, a timeline, chapter notes, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Spring 2013
  • Series Lexile: 760
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American Indians and African Americans of the American Revolution—Through Primary Sources

American Indians and African Americans of the American Revolution—Through Primary Sources

John Micklos, Jr.
When the American Revolution began, thousands of people rushed to join the fight—on both sides. For many, choosing which side to fight for was difficult. Half a million black slaves lived in the thirteen colonies...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4130-1
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An Overview of the American Revolution—Through Primary Sources

An Overview of the American Revolution—Through Primary Sources

John Micklos, Jr.
Shots rang out. Soldiers fell dead. On April 19, 1775, the bitter conflict that had been brewing between the American colonists and Great Britain ignited on the battlefield. The British king’s unfair tax policies had pushed the colonists toward war, but the American Revolution became a struggle for something greater—independence...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4135-6
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Courageous Children and Women of the American Revolution—Through Primary Sources

Courageous Children and Women of the American Revolution—Through Primary Sources

John Micklos, Jr.
History remembers the leaders of the American Revolution—George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Hancock. But the war could not have been won without the unsung heroes—courageous women and children...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4131-8
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The Making of the United States from Thirteen Colonies—Through Primary Sources

The Making of the United States from Thirteen Colonies—Through Primary Sources

John Micklos, Jr.
Winning the American Revolution was just the first step. After defeating Great Britain, the American colonies were united in name only. How would this independent nation be governed? During the summer of 1787, representatives went to Philadelphia to solve the problem...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4133-2
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Washington's Crossing the Delaware and the Winter at Valley Forge—Through Primary Sources

Washington's Crossing the Delaware and the Winter at Valley Forge—Through Primary Sources

John Micklos, Jr.
In the winter of 1776, the Americans looked defeated. But General George Washington did not give up. His troops made a daring move, crossing the Delaware River and winning two battles. The next winter, Washington’s soldiers were cold and starving at Valley Forge...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4132-5
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Why We Won the American Revolution—Through Primary Sources

Why We Won the American Revolution—Through Primary Sources

John Micklos, Jr.
When the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, it marked the birth of a new nation. But the United States of America was not yet free. A brutal war gripped the nation...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4134-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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