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103, 107: Boston “led by Samuel Adams, … a master of propaganda.” See Founding Myths, chapter 3.
111: Paul Revere “galloped off to alert sleepy households, shouting ‘The British are coming!’” See Founding Myths, chapter 1.
111: “The shot heard round the world” was fired at Lexington (even though annotated teacher’s edition quotes Emerson’s “Concord Hymn”). See Founding Myths, chapter 4.
112: “Don’t one of you fire until you see the whites of their eyes.” See Founding Myths, chapter 9.
114: Patrick Henry’s “Liberty or Death” speech. See Founding Myths, chapter 8.
118: Numbers (5,000 versus 300) suggest that more slaves sought freedom by fighting for the patriots than by fighting for the British. See Founding Myths, chapter 10.
120-123: The July 4 “Unanimous” Declaration of Independence. (This is a doctored version.) See Founding Myths, Conclusion.
128: In the West, “most fighting took place between small detachments of troops.” (Sullivan expedition was largest of 1779.) See Founding Myths, chapter 13.
129: Yorktown “effectively marked the end of the war.” See Founding Myths, chapter 12.
Critical items neglected, which change our understanding of the Revolution:
The first seizure of political and military authority from the British — Massachusetts, 1774. See Founding Myths, chapter 4.
Over ninety state and local declarations of independence, which set the stage for the congressional declaration. See Founding Myths, chapter 6.
General Sullivan’s genocidal expedition against the Iroquois, the only significant American campaign of 1779. See Founding Myths, chapter 13.
The winter the Continental Army spent at Morristown — far colder than that spent at Valley Forge, and the harshest in 400 years. See Founding Myths, chapter 5.
The global context for the American Revolution — why the war continued after Yorktown. See Founding Myths, chapter 12.