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Patrick Henry : champion of liberty / Jon Kukla.

Author/creator Kukla, Jon, 1948- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York : Simon and Schuster, [2017]
Descriptionxiv, 541 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Subject(s)
Contents A serious loss -- Totopotomoy Creek -- Decade of misfortunes -- the Parson's cause -- Visit to Williamsburg -- Scandal and protest -- The Stamp Act -- Europeans or Africans? -- Organizing resistance -- Good and evil -- Hurrying toward a crisis -- Congress in Philadelphia -- Blows must decide -- Liberty or death -- Gunpowder -- Commander in Chief -- Norfolk destroyed -- A free and independent state -- Visitors at Scotchtown -- A war to win -- Making peace -- Governor again -- The new constitution -- We the states -- Amendments and abolition -- For the defense -- Last call.
Abstract "An authoritative biography of founding father Patrick Henry that restores him to his important place in our history and explains the formative influence on his thought and character of Virginia, where he lived all his life."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 397-522) and index.
Genre/formBiographies.
Genre/formBiography.
Genre/formHistory.
Genre/formBiographies.
LCCN 2016027735
ISBN9781439190814
ISBN143919081X

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Joyner General Stacks E302.6 .H5 K86 2017 ✔ Available Place Hold

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