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144 Robert Parkinson, The Common Cause of the American Revolution Ben Franklin's World: A Podcast About Early American History

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How do you get people living in thirteen different colonies to come together and fight for independence?

Patriot leaders asked this question, especially as the American Revolution turned from a series of political protests against imperial policies to a bloody war for independence.

Robert Parkinson, author of the award-winning book, The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution, has some ideas for how patriot leaders answered this question.

How do you get people living in thirteen different colonies to come together and fight for independence?

Patriot leaders asked this question, especially as the American Revolution turned from a series of political protests against imperial policies to a bloody war for independence.

Robert Parkinson, author of the award-winning book, The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution, has some ideas for how patriot leaders answered this question.

54 min

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