In This Provocative Reinterpretation Of One Of The Best Known Events In American History, Woody Holton Shows That When Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, And Other Elite Virginians Joined Their Peers From Other Colonies In Declaring Independence From Britain, They Acted Partly In Response To Grassroots Rebellions Against Their Own RuleThe Virginia Gentry S Efforts To Shape London S Imperial Policy Were Thwarted By British Merchants And By A Coalition Of Indian Nations In , Elite Virginians Suspended Trade With Britain In Order To Pressure Parliament And, At The Same Time, To Save Restive Virginia Debtors From A Terrible Recession The Boycott And The Growing Imperial Conflict Led To Rebellions By Enslaved Virginians, Indians, And Tobacco Farmers By The Spring Of The Gentry Believed The Only Way To Regain Control Of The Common People Was To Take Virginia Out Of The British Empire Forced Founders Uses The New Social History To Shed Light On A Classic Political Question Why Did The Owners Of Vast Plantations, Viewed By Many Of Their Contemporaries As Aristocrats, Start A Revolution As Holton S Fast Paced Narrative Unfolds, The Old Story Of Patriot Versus Loyalist Becomes Decidedly Complex
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- 253 pages
- Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves & the Making of the American Revolution in Virginia
- Woody Holton
- 28 August 2019 Woody Holton