The Shot Heard Round the World
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The Shot Heard ‘Round the World: The Beginnings of the American Revolution

ISBN: 1878668323

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The beginnings of the Revolutionary War at Lexington and Concord come alive through personal narratives from participants and observers and through primary sources representing British and Colonist points of view. Historian Jeanne Munn Bracken describes the events leading up to the revolt in her essay, “The Seeds of Revolution.” Also included are excerpts from Paul Revere’s Reminiscences, poetry of H. W. Longfellow, the origins of “Yankee Doodle,” and more.