Frontier rebels

the fight for independence in the American west, 1765-1776
  • 268 Pages
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The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 268 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26966469M
ISBN 100393634701
ISBN 139780393634709
OCLC/WorldCa1005116803

In spellbinding detail, Frontier Rebels reveals an often-overlooked truth: the West played a crucial role in igniting the flame of American independence.

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The untold story of the “Black Boys,” a rebellion on the American frontier in that sparked the American Revolution. Available for purchase here. Praise for Frontier Rebels “Spero presents convincing support for his thesis that hatred of Indians and desire for their lands played a pivotal role in fomenting the revolution.

The untold story of the “Black Boys,” a rebellion on the American frontier in that sparked the American Revolution. In Frontier Rebels, historian Patrick Spero tells the story of the Black Boys, a band of rebels whose protests ignited the Americanas the Stamp Act riled eastern seaports, frontiersmen clashed with the British Empire over another iss4/5.

Patrick Spero is the Librarian and Director of the American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia, the oldest learned society in the United States, and the author of Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, — and Frontier Country: The Politics of War in Early previously taught history at Williams College.

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frontier rebels THE FIGHT FOR INDEPENDENCE IN THE AMERICAN WEST, by Patrick Spero ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug. 28, Author: Patrick Spero. ‘Frontier Rebels’ Review: The Revolution Out West When British imperial officers sent a caravan of goods to Native leaders as a goodwill gesture, “militarized colonists” attacked the convoy.

Frontier Rebels is an engaging look at a neglected but important aspect of the coming of the Revolution, as well as a tale full of rough frontiersmen, Native American statesmen, shady merchants, and indecisive public officials.

Although eastern opposition to Parliamentary revenue acts constituted the immediate cause of the Revolution, Spero. Apple Books Preview. Local Nav Open Menu Local Nav Close Menu.

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Drawing on largely forgotten manuscript sources from archives across North America, Spero recasts the familiar narrative of the American Revolution to reveal how the West played a.

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Product Details ISBN Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West,by Patrick Spero (W.W. Norton & Company, ) In most standard histories of Read More Welcome. The Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America's Newfound Sovereignty William Hogeland, Author.

Frontier Rebels makes for a good read, a lost bit of American history in a greater colonial epic in need of telling.

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It would work better sticking to its story as an example of a lost history of the Revolutionary War frontier.

The book has well prepared maps and a useful glossary of 'Cast of Characters and Important Places.'. In spellbinding detail, Frontier Rebels reveals an often-overlooked truth: the West played a crucial role in igniting the flame of American independence.

Patrick Spero is the Librarian and Director of the American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia. These frontier rebels believed they were carrying on the revolution by leading their army against George Washington.

The prose is excellent and very clear throughout the whole book. You find yourself excited to know what happens next and the book weaves a compelling story about one of the first challenges to the newly established government.

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The name of his book is Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, Mr. Mr. Spero is director and librarian of .His is the author of Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, (Norton, ), of Frontier Country: The Politics of War in Early Pennsylvania and The American Revolution Reborn: New Perspectives for the Twenty-First .