Prelude to Liberty

Berger, Brooke
February 2013
U.S. News Digital Weekly;2/1/2013, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p16
An interview with author Kevin Phillips about the events and factors about the Revolutionary War that he feels have often been overlooked is presented. When asked about what will surprise readers about the American Revolution, he relates that the Congress of Philadelphia passed the Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms in July 1775. He also mentions economics, religion and ethnicity as some of the factors behind the revolt.


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