TITLE

America Before the Revolutionary War

PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;10/27/2003 Supplement, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at the map and history of the U.S. in 1775. State where the first gunshots of the Revolutionary War were fired; Declaration of Independence adopted by the Second Continental Congress; Number of battles fought in New Jersey.
ACCESSION #
11170822

 

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