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War for America

the fight for independence, 1775-1783

by Black, Jeremy.

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Published by Alan Sutton in Phoenix Mill, Far Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [250]-253) and index.

      StatementJeremy Black.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE208 .B6 1991b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 268 p. :
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1337613M
      ISBN 100862997259
      LC Control Number92221301

      If we give in to taxation, in other words, there will be no end to further demands that Britain imposes on us, so we must take a stand now. After intense migration inland from the flooded eastern seaboard, the U. One key metal in limited supply was copper. The federal income tax entered the lives of many Americans. America in Vietnam is frequently characterized as a "revisionist" history of the Vietnam War.

      Individuals War for America book selected from this manpower pool for examination by one of over 6, local draft boards. The need for workers led manufacturers to hire women, teenagers, the aged, and minorities previously excluded by discrimination from sectors of the economy. In using the phrases "peace activists" or "peace demonstrations", Lewy often puts quotation marks around the word "peace", implying alternative motivations for the activism. Though defense jobs paid far more than traditional "female" occupations, women were still often paid less than men performing comparable work. That alone makes the charge of genocide--i. As the war grinds pointlessly on, and she and her family languish in materially deprived boredom, she is singled out by a smooth-talking figure named Gaines, who hires her to deliver money to rebel militiamen operating outside the purview of the Army of the Free Southern State.

      They considered factors like the importance of a man's occupation to the war effort, his health, and his family situation. They had to adapt to an entirely new War for America book of living, one that involved routine inspections and strict military conduct, as well as rigorous physical and combat training. Millions of new jobs were created and millions of Americans moved to new communities to fill them. Cases of fragging and avoidance of combat may well have been instigated at times by antiwar militants, though no hard evidence of organized subversion was ever discovered. Indeed, detailed examination of battlefield practices reveals that the loss civilian life in Vietnam was less great than in World War II and Korea and that concern with minimizing the ravages of the war was strong. They trained in first aid, aircraft spotting, bomb removal, and fire fighting.


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