A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Illustrations and Maps ix
  • Preface xi
  • A Leap in the Dark *
  • 1 - Join, or Die 1
  • 2 - A Loss of Respect and Affection 23
  • 3 - To Crush the Spirit of the Colonies 53
  • 4 - The Cause of Boston Now is the Cause of America 87
  • 5 - To Die Freemen Rather Than to Live Slaves 123
  • 6 - A Leap into the Dark 167
  • 7 - This Wilderness of Darkness & Dangers 209
  • 8 - The Present Paroxysm of Our Affairs 247
  • 9 - So Much Unanimity and Good Will 281
  • 10 - Prosperous at Home, Respectable Abroad 315
  • 11 - A Colossus to the Antirepublican Party 355
  • 12 - A Game Where Principles Are the Stake 405
  • 13 - The Gigg is Up 451
  • 14 - An Age of Revolution and Reformation 477
  • Abbreviations 489
  • Notes 493
  • Index 539
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