Representation in the American Revolution by Gordon S. Wood

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Published by Published for the Jamestown Foundation of the Commonwealth of Virginia by the University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Representative government and representation,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783

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Statement[by] Gordon S. Wood.
SeriesJamestown essays on representation
ContributionsJamestown Foundation (Va.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK54 .W66
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p.
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4753001M
ISBN 100813902754
LC Control Number78084736
OCLC/WorldCa19378

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American Revolution, –83, struggle by which the Thirteen Colonies on the Atlantic seaboard of North America won independence from Great Britain and became the United States. It is also called the American War of Independence.

Causes and Early Troubles By the middle of the 18th cent., differences in life, thought, and interests had developed between the mother country and.

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