By Barbara Bigelow
A set of annotated files when it comes to the yankee Revolution, together with speeches, autobiographical textual content, and proclamations.
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Additional resources for American Revolution: primary sources
Fradin, Dennis Brindell. Samuel Adams: The Father of American Independence. New York: Clarion Books, 1998. “George III” in Encyclopedia of the American Revolution. Edited by Mark M. Boatner III. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1994. Green, Robert. King George III. New York: Franklin Watts, 1997. Hibbert, Christopher. George III: A Personal History. New York: Basic Books, 1999. Montross, Lynn. The Reluctant Rebels. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950. , and Helen M. Morgan. The Stamp Act Crisis: Prologue to Revolution.
60–61) Aforesaid: Previously mentioned. Utterly null and void to all intents and purposes whatsoever: Completely without legal merit for any purpose at all. What happened next . . In America, there was great jubilation over the repeal of the Stamp Act. Wealthy Virginians gathered in Williamsburg, the capital city, for an elegant ball. In Boston, Massachusetts, the Sons of Liberty gathered with other citizens on Boston Common, where wealthy merchant John Hancock (1737–1793) had thoughtfully provided casks of wine for a celebration.
And be it further declared . , That all resolutions, votes, orders, and proceedings, in any of the said colonies or plantations, whereby the power and authority of the parliament of Great Britain, to make British Actions, Colonial Reactions: The Declaratory Act General assemblies of the same: Lawmaking bodies of the colonies and plantations. Said: Previously mentioned. In pursuance of such claim: In carrying out the imposing of duties and taxes. Derogatory: Offensive. Of right ought to be, subordinate unto: Should be under the control of.