Freedom for America Photo Essay PEN 2937

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This presentation shares the portraits used to illustrate Peach e~Books' "Freedom for America: A Story of Independence". A Complete bibliography is included.

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The following sources, denoted with an asterisk (*), were mistakenly omitted from the original presentation FREEDOM for AMERICA: A Story of Independence. (Online submission date June 30, 2008.) Peach e~Books extends its sincerest apology for this error.

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Thank you to the following on-line resources: Demolition of King George III’s statue http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dgkeysearchdetail.cfm?trg=1&strucID=1090696&imageID=ps_prn_cd35_501&parent_id=258155&word=&snum=&s=&notword=&d=&c=&f=&sScope=&sLevel=&sLabel=&total=31&num=0&imgs=12&pNum=&pos=3# This statue was located in lower Manhattan. The demolition happened, in 1776, to celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It was used in the original presentation to show the colonists’ anger before the Declaration was signed. ( http://www.jud.ct.gov/lawlib/History/Tories.htm )

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Thank you to the following on-line resources: The Thirteen American Colonies Map -1775 http://www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/maps/13colonies *King George III: Coronation Portrait http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:George_III_in_Coronation_Robes.jpg http://www.kinggeorgeiii.com/ *Previously omitted source information

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Thank you to the following on-line resources: * Bunker Hill: Death of General Warren - on 17 June 1775 http://www.angel-art-house.com/oil_painting_details.aspx?ID=19013 *Previously omitted source information

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Thank you to the following on-line resources: Battle of Freeman’s Farm 1777 http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/skarlet/freemans.htm (More scenes and the entire battle’s story are located online.)

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Thank you to the following on-line resources: *George Washington and the Signing of the Constitution – September 17, 1787 http://www.pocanticohills.org/washington/christy_wash.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scene_at_the_Signing_of_the_Constitution_of_the_United_States http://www.usconstitution.net/consttop_arti.html This picture was used to aid in sharing our story. In 1776 General Washington was Commander of the Continental Army. This portrait was painted by Howard Chandler Christy in April 1940. . *Previously omitted source information

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Thank you to the following on-line resources: The Declaration Committee - portrait http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/declara/images/committ.jpg http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/jefferson.htm John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert R. Livingston, and Roger Sherman *Previously omitted source information

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Thank you to the following on-line resources: *Signing of the Declaration of Independence by John Turnbull http://www.historicaldocuments.com/DeclarationofIndependence.htm *Previously omitted source information

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Thank you to the following on-line resources: Declaration of Independence (Photo & Document) http://www.edwardtbabinski.us/lectures/declaration_independence.jpg http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=rbc3&fileName=rbc0001_2004pe76546page.db

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Thank you to the following on-line resources: Revolutionary Battles http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:American_Revolutionary_War (clockwise from top to bottom) Battle of Bunker Hill, Death of Gen. Montgomery at Quebec, Battle of Cowpens, Moonlight Battle of Cape St. Vincent (ship scene)

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Thank you to the following on-line resources: Cornwallis’ Surrender at Yorktown - 1781 http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/revolution-images/images/cornwallis-surrender.gif http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/revolution-images/ http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/paris.html Even though Cornwallis surrendered in 1781, the Treaty of Paris was not signed until 1783. The Treaty was ratified on January 14, 1784 and The American Revolutionary War officially ended that day.

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