From Lexington to Independence

Wendel, Thomas
July 1976
National Review;7/23/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 27, p781
The article reflects on the history of the U.S. revolution from the Battle of Lexington in Massachusetts to the achievement of independence. It assesses the implications of the British claim of parliamentary supremacy over its colonies. It presents a background of the disenchantment with Great Britain's governance of its colonies. It explores the emergence of majority independence faction in the colonies' public offices. It identifies the factors that contributed to the success of the fight for independence.


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