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The times that try men's souls : the Adams, the Quincys, and the battle for loyalty in the American Revolution  Cover Image Book Book

The times that try men's souls : the Adams, the Quincys, and the battle for loyalty in the American Revolution / Joyce Lee Malcolm.

Malcolm, Joyce Lee, (author.).

Summary:

The author traces the origins and experience of division during the American Revolution--political disagreements, intolerance, intimidation and mob violence, revealing the hidden cost of the war to families and dear friends split along party lines.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781639364756
  • ISBN: 1639364757
  • Physical Description: xv, 271 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2023.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-259) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- Introduction -- Over the sea: the family divided -- Beginnings -- Fathers and children -- Men of moderation -- The Quincys and the first trials -- The Stamp Act and the Sons of Liberty -- Personal and public trials 1768 and 1769 -- The soldiers' trial: brother against brother -- Battling the doldrums -- No tempest in a teapot -- Divisions hit home -- Partings: two ocean voyages and a death -- Parting ways -- The horsemen of the apocalypse arrive -- Strangers in a strange new land -- Home fires -- An unexpected turning point: 1777 -- The beginning of the end -- Casualties -- Third time lucky: Yorktown and peace -- When the guns went silent -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index.
Subject: Adams family.
Quincy family.
Adams (Famille)
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783.
Massachusetts > History > Revolution, 1775-1783.
États-Unis > Histoire > 1775-1783 (Révolution)
Massachusetts > Histoire > 1775-1783 (Révolution)
Genre: Biographies.
Informational works.
Biographies.
Documents d'information.

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