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The Resource The battle for the fourteenth colony : America's war of liberation in Canada, 1774-1776, Mark R. Anderson

The battle for the fourteenth colony : America's war of liberation in Canada, 1774-1776, Mark R. Anderson

Label
The battle for the fourteenth colony : America's war of liberation in Canada, 1774-1776
Title
The battle for the fourteenth colony
Title remainder
America's war of liberation in Canada, 1774-1776
Statement of responsibility
Mark R. Anderson
Title variation
Battle for the 14th colony
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this dramatic retelling of one of history's great "what-ifs", Mark R. Anderson examines the American colonies' campaign to bing Quebec into the Continental confederation and free the Canadians from British "tyranny." -- jacket flap
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, Mark R.
Dewey number
971.02/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E231
LC item number
.A64 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Canadian Invasion, 1775-1776
  • Québec (Québec)
  • United States
Label
The battle for the fourteenth colony : America's war of liberation in Canada, 1774-1776, Mark R. Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223103666898
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-429) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The only link wanting: the First Continental Congress invites Canada -- New subjects to the king: Canadians and the Province of Quebec -- Fuel for rebellion: the British party and the Quebec Act of 1774 -- Authors and agitators: patriot correspondence and John Brown's mission -- Preemptive strikes: Ticonderoga and Fort St-Jean -- That damned absurd word "liberty": Quebec's own rebellion -- To erect the glorious standard of American liberty in Canada: the decision to intervene -- The Canadians opened the road: continentals and partisans on the Richelieu River -- The treachery and villainy of the Canadians: collaboration, resistance, and siege in the Montreal District -- Another path to the heart of Quebec: Canada's capital, Hannibal's heir, and the Kennebec Expedition -- To winter in Canada: "free" Montreal and Fortress Quebec -- Time to consider politics: the Continental Congress, the Northern Army, and a Committee for Canada -- Contest of wills at Quebec: the fortress capital; key to victory? -- The question of loyalists: General Wooster and "liberated" Montreal, 1775 -- A critical month: Wooster's Montreal, January 1776 -- Evolving occupation: Montreal and the struggle for the Canadian spirit -- A spirit of cooperation and understanding: William Goforth, Jean-Baptiste Badeaux, and Trois-Rivières -- Patriot zealots: Benedict Arnold, Canadian patriots, and the Quebec City blockade -- Spring of unrest: a Canadian battle in the Quebec District -- A late-changing cast: new continental leadership for Canada -- May tides: new arrivals and massive change for the province -- The sad necessity of abandoning Canada: military collapse and the end of the Canadian continental experience -- The causes of the miscarriages in Canada: Carleton and Congress investigate the failures -- Conclusion: misinterpretations and missteps in a war to spread democracy
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 438 pages
Isbn
9781611684971
Lccn
2013018801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
840463253
Label
The battle for the fourteenth colony : America's war of liberation in Canada, 1774-1776, Mark R. Anderson
Publication
Bar code
31223103666898
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-429) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The only link wanting: the First Continental Congress invites Canada -- New subjects to the king: Canadians and the Province of Quebec -- Fuel for rebellion: the British party and the Quebec Act of 1774 -- Authors and agitators: patriot correspondence and John Brown's mission -- Preemptive strikes: Ticonderoga and Fort St-Jean -- That damned absurd word "liberty": Quebec's own rebellion -- To erect the glorious standard of American liberty in Canada: the decision to intervene -- The Canadians opened the road: continentals and partisans on the Richelieu River -- The treachery and villainy of the Canadians: collaboration, resistance, and siege in the Montreal District -- Another path to the heart of Quebec: Canada's capital, Hannibal's heir, and the Kennebec Expedition -- To winter in Canada: "free" Montreal and Fortress Quebec -- Time to consider politics: the Continental Congress, the Northern Army, and a Committee for Canada -- Contest of wills at Quebec: the fortress capital; key to victory? -- The question of loyalists: General Wooster and "liberated" Montreal, 1775 -- A critical month: Wooster's Montreal, January 1776 -- Evolving occupation: Montreal and the struggle for the Canadian spirit -- A spirit of cooperation and understanding: William Goforth, Jean-Baptiste Badeaux, and Trois-Rivières -- Patriot zealots: Benedict Arnold, Canadian patriots, and the Quebec City blockade -- Spring of unrest: a Canadian battle in the Quebec District -- A late-changing cast: new continental leadership for Canada -- May tides: new arrivals and massive change for the province -- The sad necessity of abandoning Canada: military collapse and the end of the Canadian continental experience -- The causes of the miscarriages in Canada: Carleton and Congress investigate the failures -- Conclusion: misinterpretations and missteps in a war to spread democracy
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 438 pages
Isbn
9781611684971
Lccn
2013018801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
840463253

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