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Title The American Revolution : opposing viewpoints / David L. Bender, publisher ; Bruno Leone, executive editor ; Teresa O'Neill, series editor ; John C. Chalber, Ph.D., consulting editor ; William Dudley, book editor.

Imprint San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, ©1992.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  973.3 Am35rev 1992    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 287 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
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Series American history series
American history series (San Diego, Calif.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-279) and index.
Summary Provides opposing viewpoints on issues concerning the American Revolution.
Contents The basis of a just government is protection of property / John Locke -- The basis of a just government is virtue / Charles-Louis de Montesquieu -- The British Parliament has the right to tax the colonies / Soame Jenyns -- The British Parliament has no right to tax the colonies / Daniel Dulany -- Parliament is abusing the rights of Americans / Stephen Hopkins -- Parliament is not abusing the right of colonists / Martin Howard -- The Boston Massacre was an example of British oppression / James Bowdin, Joseph Warren, and Samuel Pemberton -- The Boston Massacre was provoked by the colonists / Thomas Gage -- Americans should resist the tea tax / Residents of Plymouth, Massachusetts -- Americans should not provoke Britain / Massachusetts Gazette -- The Colonies should seek a revised union with Great Britain / Joseph Galloway -- Great Britain must change its policies toward the colonies / The First Continental Congress -- The colonies should break off trade with Great Britain / The First Continental Congress -- The colonies should not break off trade with Great Britain / Samuel Seabury -- America should declare independence from Great Britain / The Citizens of Malden, Massachusetts -- America should not declare independence from Great Britain / John Dickinson -- America must be independent of Britain / Thomas Paine -- America must seek reconciliation with Britain / Charles Inglis -- War against the British is not justified / The Ancient Testimony and Principles of the People Called Quakers -- War against the British is justified / John Carmichael -- The American cause is hopeless / Jacob Duché -- The revolutionary cause will be victorious / William Livingston -- Loyalists should be treated Harshly / "A Whig" -- Loyalists should be treated charitably / Aedanus Burke -- Natural rights should form the basis of government / Samuel Adams -- Natural rights should not form the basis of government / Jonathan Boucher -- American government should model the English Constitution / Carter Braxton -- American government should not model the English Constitution / Thomas Paine -- Republics are the best form of government / John Adams -- Popular democracy is the best form of governmnet / Anonymous -- The War for Independence was not a social revolution / Howard Zinn -- The War for Independence was a social revolution / Gordon S. Wood.
Subject American Revolution (1775-1783) (OCoLC)fst01351668
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
United States -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Juvenile literature.
Chronological Term 1775-1783
Indexed Term United History Revolution, Sources
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Sources. (OCoLC)fst01423900
Added Author Dudley, William, 1964-
Bender, David L., 1936-
Leone, Bruno, 1939-
O'Neill, Terry, 1944-
Chalberg, John C.
ISBN 1565100115 (lib. bdg. ; acid-free paper)
9781565100114 (lib. bdg. ; acid-free paper)
1565100107 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
9781565100107 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)

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