1776 by David McCullough
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1776 is the name of a book written by David McCullough. It is also goes by the name 1776: America and Britain At War. It was published on May 24, 2005 by Simon and Schuster publishing company. 1776 outlines the events that occurred at the beginning of the Revolutionary War. The book mostly focuses on George Washington and his leadership, but also includes historical content that may help you make a great research paper on:
The Focus of 1776
The main focus of the book is on the military aspects of the Revolution and not so much on the political activities. For instance, the Declaration of Independence is not a main topic covered. The book spans the years between 1775 when King George declared war against the American Colonies to the Battle of Trenton in 1776 which was the turning point of the war for the American troops. McCullough shows the difference between the two armies. The British army that was well trained and well armed under the command of General Howe. The war continued to rage on until the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783, which was six and a half years after the battle of Trenton.