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Summary: It takes viewers into the stirring and treacherous world of the Revolutionary War and America's first spy ring. This season returns with an epic ten-episode season that builds towards one of the most notorious moments in American history, the treasonous defection of Benedict Arnold. Behind enemy lines on Long Island, Abe Woodhull is a spy for the Patriots, reporting directly to George...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TUR

Chaffin, Tom

Summary: Thomas Jefferson first met the Marquis de Lafayette in 1781, when the young French-born general was dispatched to Virginia to assist Jefferson, then the state's governor, in fighting off the British. The two could not have seemed more different. When Jefferson moved to Paris three years later as a diplomat, speaking little French and in need of a partner, their friendship began in earnest....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 CHA

Rose, Alexander

Summary: In the summer of 1778, General Washington needed to know where the British would strike next. To that end, he unleashed an unlikely ring of spies in New York charged with discovering the enemy's battle plans. Washington's band included a young Quaker torn between political principle and family loyalty, a swashbuckling sailor addicted to the perils of espionage, a hard-drinking barkeep, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 ROS

Zabin, Serena R.

Summary: The story of the Boston Massacre--when on a late winter evening in 1770, British soldiers shot five local men to death--is familiar to generations. But from the very beginning, many accounts have obscured a fascinating truth: the Massacre arose from conflicts that were as personal as they were political. Professor Serena Zabin draws on original sources and lively stories to follow British...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 ZAB

Paley, Rebecca

Summary: Recounts life in early colonial America leading up to the famous tea tax protest that pushed the colonies and the British closer to war, using the stories of Felicity Merriman and how she became caught in between the two sides of the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC PAL

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Summary: They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2000

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Grundset, Eric.

Contents: Developing a New York State research strategy -- Major research centers in New York State and elsewhere with Revolutionary War collections -- Geographical factors affecting research in New York State suggested sources for New York georgraphy to help determine place of residence of individuals -- Pre-revolutionary events in the province of New York -- General histories of the American Revolution...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3747 Grundset

Nelson, James L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: International Marine/McGraw-Hill 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.35 NEL

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York William Tryon and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.4 MEL

Castrovilla, Selene

Summary: "Introduces the reader to the founding mothers of the United States"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2021

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 305.4 CAS

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 CAS

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: "In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York William Tryon and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4 MEL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 MEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4 MEL

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: In 1776, an elite group of soldiers was handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York William Tryon and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2020

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Philbrick, Nathaniel

Summary: "The thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Valiant Ambition In the fall of 1780, after five frustrating years of war, George Washington had come to realize that the only way to defeat the British Empire was with the help of the French navy. But as he had learned after two years of trying, coordinating...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
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Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 3

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: Describes the Boston Tea Party, including the events leading up to the party, its immediate effects on American-British relations, and why it is still an important event today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3 KRU

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA BASKET

Taylor, Maureen Alice.

Summary: This collection of images assigns faces to an un-illustrated war and tells the stories of our nation's Founding Fathers and Mothers. It is a much-needed contribution to the history of the American Revolution, the history of the early Republic, and the history of photography.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kent State University Press 2010

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2 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 Taylor Vol. 1
Call number: R GEN 929.373 Taylor Vol. 2

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: After the British establish a fort on the Penobscot River, the Massachusetts patriots--among them General Peleg Wadsworth and Colonel Paul Revere--mount an expedition to oust the redcoats.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 0000

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Cornwell 2010

Catel, Patrick

Summary: "This book explores the people, places, and history of the New York Colony"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.7 CAT

Head, David

Summary: On March 15, 1783, General George Washington addressed a group of angry officers in an effort to rescue the American Revolution from mutiny at the highest level. After the British surrender at Yorktown, the American Revolution still blazed on, and as peace was negotiated in Europe, grave problems surfaced at home. The government was broke, paying its debts with loans from France. Political...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.339 HEA

Groom, Winston

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Summary: "In this masterful narrative, historian Winston Groom transports readers to the world of the American Revolution, where bold ideas, improbable events, and three extraordinary characters led to the remarkable birth of the country we know today. When the Revolutionary War ended in victory, there remained a stupendous problem: establishing a workable democratic government in the vast, newly...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2020

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Ross, John F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.30 Ross 2009

Messner, Kate

Summary: Ranger the time-travelling Golden retriever and young Isaac Pope come together in 1776 during Washington's retreat after the Battle of Long Island, and Ranger stays with Isaac while he slowly recovers from Smallpox--but Ranger's real mission comes later when Isaac is sent to spy out the Hessian troops' intentions before the Battle of Trenton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MES

Hale, Nathan

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Summary: Nathan Hale, the author's historical namesake, was America's first spy, a Revolutionary War hero who famously said "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" before being hanged by the British. In the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales series, author Nathan Hale channels his namesake to present history's roughest, toughest, and craziest stories in the graphic novel format.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

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Summary: Introduces 6 main characters of the American Revolution. Promotes interest in reading of biography with comedy, tragedy, error, foolishness, courage and persistence that is relevant to life today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods 2007

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