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American history (V230): Historical studies of the Americas.Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
|A map of the United States of America 1783||
A map of the new republic of the United States of America in 1783 when independence from Great Britain had been secured in the revolution.
|United States of America, American Revolution, Historical Maps, Eighteenth Century, History||view|
|A Nation in Danger? The New World fears for the Old||
The theme of the potential dangers of a second wave revolution was also picked up on in America – whose own revolution was far more consistently...
|1789, French Revolution, eighteenth century history, george washington||view|
|A Nation in Embryo? Paine on Freedom & Tyranny||
These extracts, from the first in a series of pamphlets written by Thomas Paine between 1776 and 1783, really illustrate Paine's political...
|American Revolution, Georgian Britain, Thomas Paine, eighteenth century history, common sense, 1776||view|
The second of three cartoons on Britain and the American Revolution
This cartoon has a very different tone from the previous one. It shows...
|American Revolution, Georgian Britain, Whigs, tories, Edmund Burke, william pitt, john wilkes||view|
The third of three cartoons on Britain and the American revolutionary movement
This print also takes a Tory approach to the conflict, in...
|American Revolution, Georgian Britain, Thomas Paine, john wilkes, Britannia||view|
One of three contemporary caricatures (cartoons) shown here offering satirical insights into the American conflict.
In this print America...
|American Revolution, Georgian Britain, Lord North, Britannia, 18th century, Intolerable acts, Boston||view|
|Common Sense by Thomas Paine 1776||
The entire text of Thomas Paine's famous pamphlet originally pubished anonymously on January 10 1776. It was intended as an easily understood...
|American Revolution, British history, Eighteenth Century, Thomas Paine, American history, History||view|
|Course Reading List||
This is a list of sources which are available to you via the Department's library. Some books are available in hard copy, the rest are accessible...
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|Declaration of Independence||
American Declaration of Independence (Avalon Project, Yale Law School)
|1776, American Independence, Georgian Britain, liberalism, Citizenship, The rights of man||view|