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Revolution First-hand American History

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Now you can study the American Revolution from first-hand perspective. This is volume 3 of the First-hand History of America. This essential app includes 85 primary source accounts from 1745 to 1784. No source is better than the original. It is untainted and tells the history as it happened.

The content in this app is included in our colossal “First-hand History of America” app with nearly 700 primary source accounts.

*This App includes 85 First-hand Accounts:
• The Two Sieges of Louisbourg
• Washington's Expedition to the Ohio
• Benjamin Franklin's Plan of Union
• The Defeat of Braddock
• The Deportation of the Acadians
• In Opposition to Writs of Assistance
• The Stamp Act and its Repeal
• Pitt's Protest Against the Stamp Act
• Declaration of Rights
• Brant to Lord Germaine
• Benjamin Franklin's Examination Before the House of Commons
• Daniel Boone Migrates to Kentucky
• The Spanish Settle in California
• An Eye-witness Describes the Boston Massacre
• Indentured "White Slaves" in the Colonies
• The Boston Tea Party
• The First Continental Congress
• Patrick Henry's Call to Arms
• Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill
• Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death" Speech
• Washington's Appointment as Commander-in-chief
• The Battle of Lexington
• The Battle of Concord
• Farewell to Mrs. Washington
• Washington at Cambridge
• The Battle of Bunker Hill
• Paul Revere Tells of His Midnight Ride—Deposition of 1775
• The Dramatic Capture of Ticonderoga
• The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence
• Washington's Capture of Boston
• The Drafting of "The Declaration of Independence"
• The Writing of The Declaration of Independence
• Jefferson's Original Draft of The Declaration
• Why Jefferson Was Chosen To Write The Declaration
• Franklin in France
• A Call For Independence
• The Siege and Capture of Boston: Washington's Own Reports to the President of Congress
• The Battle of Long Island
• The Evacuation of New York
• The Battle of White Plains
• Washington, Discouraged, Appeals to Congress
• The Battles of Trenton and Princeton
• Samuel Adams on American Independence
• The Battles of Trenton and Princeton
• The Defeat of Burgoyne at Saratoga
• The Defeat and Surrender of Burgoyne
• Lafayette Arrives in America
• Lafayette in the American Revolution
• Washington at Valley Forge
• Letters of Lafayette and Washington
• France Recognizes American Independence
• Arnold's Treason
• Andre, Facing Execution, Writes to Washington
• The Execution of Andre
• The Last Days of the Revolution
• The Battle of Yorktown
• Washington Reports the Yorktown Surrender
• Articles of Capitulation, Yorktown
• Explaining the Treaty of Paris
• The Meaning of American Democracy
• The Cost of the War
• Washington Resigns His Commission To Congress
• Washington Bids His Army Farewell
• A New World Power
• Facing Bankruptcy and Mutiny
• Mutinous Troops Threaten Congress
• The Treaty of Paris Negotiations
• Treaty with Great Britain, 1783
• American Characteristics
and Many More

Main Features:
• Create multiple tabs (study/compare several documents simultaneously)
• Auto-scrolling (variable speed, portrait/landscape)
• Adjustable font size
• Double-tap to toggle full screen
• Night mode – black background with white text
• Highlighting (individual words, phrases, paragraphs; includes 12 colors, bold, underline, and italics)
• Bookmarks
• Personal Notes
• Document Select Rolodex (quick navigation tool for finding/selecting a document)
• Full Search
• Return to where you left off reading when you open the program