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A critical history of the late American War

Asa Mahan

A critical history of the late American War

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Published by A.S. Barnes & Co. in New York, Chicago [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby A. Mahan. With an introductory letter by Lieut.-General M.W. Smith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE470 .M2
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 461 p.
      Number of Pages461
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6918081M
      LC Control Number02017108
      OCLC/WorldCa734841

      Shelburne favored peaceful relations and increased trade with the U. The novel has been around for 60 years, now, so why read it? She assassinates an important Northern general, which concomitantly halts peace talks and engenders more Northern incursions. Perhaps, the people of the Vietnam War generation were sick of the religious undertones of an out-of-date book.

      As to his comments upon and criticism of the conduct and capabilities of those who occupied prominent positions during the years of the last American War, I am not prepared to offer any opinion. Ruling elites seem to have learned through the generations-consciously or not-that war makes them more secure against internal trouble. Shays, in Vermont, was pardoned in and returned to Massachusetts, where he died, poor and obscure, in They were aimed at a handful of rich landlords, but with the landlords far away, they often had to direct their anger against farmers who had leased the disputed land from the owners. When riots against the Stamp Act swept Boston inthey were analyzed by the commander of the British forces in North America, General Thomas Gage, as follows: The Boston Mob, raised first by the Instigation of Many of the Principal Inhabitants, Allured by Plunder, rose shordy after of their own Accord, attacked, robbed, and destroyed several Houses, and amongst others, mat of the Lieutenant Governor

      Despite this, and the burning of villages, the British could not destroy the will of the Indians, who continued guerrilla war. The milieu, the history, the culture might have been unfamiliar to many western readers, but the revelation of the familiar in the strange is one of the forms of alchemy we seek in fiction. Sometimes these demands came from the new, small black elites in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Richmond, Savannah, sometimes from articulate and bold slaves. In New Hampshire, several hundred men, in September ofsurrounded the legislature in Exeter, asking that taxes be returned and paper money issued; they dispersed only when military action was threatened. But aroundwith the colonial population growing fast, the pressure to move westward onto new land set the stage for conflict with the Indians.


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