Shot Heard 'Round the World

Shot Heard 'Round the World

The Beginnings of the American Revolution

Perspectives on History Series
by Jeanne Munn Bracken
Publisher: History Compass
Trade Paperback, 64 pages
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Historical Setting: American Colonies, 1754-1776 A. D.

A wide selection of personal narratives from participants and observers of the Revolution is included in this volume. Historian Jeanne Munn Bracken describes the events leading up to the revolt in her essay, "The Seeds of Revolution."

Also included are excerpts from Paul Revere's Reminiscences, poetry of H. W. Longfellow, the origins of "Yankee Doodle", and excerpts of primary source materials representing the British point of view.

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