What happens in the book 1776?

What happens in the book 1776?

1776 by David McCullough is the account of the year 1776 during the age of the American Revolution. It is the account of George Washington’s troops in the ‘Continental Army’ and the reality they lived, as well as the battles they fought in defense of America.

What ended in 1776?

By issuing the Declaration of Independence, adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, the 13 American colonies severed their political connections to Great Britain.

Is 1776 book historically accurate?

McCullough’s book is pure, traditional narrative history. 1776 remains a riveting and moving tale of the year that saw the proclamation of American independence and the descent of the full might of the British empire to crush it. Overall, David McCullough tells a powerful and well-crafted story that is worth the read.

What kind of book is 1776?

1776 (book)

The cover’s artwork is The Capture of the Hessians at Trenton by John Trumbull.
Author David McCullough
Genre Non-fiction
Published May 24, 2005 Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Pages 386

Why did McCullough write 1776?

McCullough chose to focus on 1776 “because that was the low point of our fortunes, not just in the war, but, I think one can say, in the whole history of the country. The prospects of there even being a United States of America were never more bleak. Also, it was the year of the Declaration of Independence.

Who Wrote book 1776?

David McCullough
The story in David McCullough’s book 1776, just out in paperback, makes it clear just how long the odds were against success and just how close Britain came to keeping its rebellious colonies. One of America’s most popular and respected historians, Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough is our guest today.

How many pages is 1776 book?

1776/Page count

Who is McCullough’s wife?

Rosalee Ingram Barnesm. 1954
David McCullough/Wife

Is UK and US same?

USA and the UK are two different conglomerate of states in the world. USA, completely known as United States of America has a federal and constitutional republic form of government while the UK (United Kingdom) instills the constitutional monarchy-parliament governance.