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Yankee Doodle fought here being an historic musical-narrative featuring the songs and words of people who lived in 18th century America by

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Published by DPR in Newfield, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • New Jersey -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

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Edition Notes

Statementresearched, edited, arranged, and written by Gordon Myers.
ContributionsMyers, Gordon.
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p. :
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20938237M

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"Yankee Doodle" is a well-known Anglo-American song, the origin of which dates back to the French and Indian War, fought from to between British troops in America and French forces that controlled what is now Canada. The "Yankees" were the American colonists the trained British forces viewed as sloppy and ill-equipped as soldiers. The song Yankee Doodle is believed to have originated with British troops during the American Revolution as a way to make fun of the colonists. This song has taken on many different versions over. The British played "Yankee Doodle" to insult the Americans. Just check out the lyrics to see why the Brits thought this would work in the first place. Yankee Doodle is a ridiculous figure who's trying to pretend he's cooler than he is, which is what the British think about the colonials. The War Man, released in , is a biography of his direct ancestor Corporal John Allison, who fought all eight years of the Revolutionary War. His book The Forgotten Revolution depicts battlefields, encampments and sites of many critical events of the American Revolution that have been lost or neglected by history in the northeast.

Learn about author and historian Bob Mayers, his speaking events, and most of all about his insightful books and publications. His new book, Revolutionary New Jersey-Forgotten Towns and Crossroads of the American Revolution, has been released and is available from the publisher American History Press, online at Amazon. You might believe that everything fascinating, unusual and shocking is. This fascinating collection of vintage songs contains the words and music to over Navy, armed forces, patriotic, holiday and seasonal, international folk, and popular songs. The selections include: Anchors Aweigh, Navy Victory March, Song of the Seabees, Waves of the Navy, Star Spangled Banner, Yankee Doodle, Dixie, Marine's Hymn, Army Goes Rolling Along, Home on the Range, My Buddy, Reviews: 1.   Things: The Prediction The French Connection Most know that Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, known in the United States simply as Lafayette, was a 19 year old French aristocrat and military officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War, commanding American troops in several battles, including the Siege. Private Yankee Doodle: Dangers and Sufferings of a Revolutionary Soldier (and later wished he had). A book that gives a clearer, closer picture of what our independence cost the men who fought for it " -New York Herald Tribune Sunday Book Review Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App. Customer reviews Author: Joseph Plumb Martin.

  Authored by Callista Gingrich and illustrated by Susan Arciero, Yankee Doodle Dandy educates and entertains as Ellis the Elephant experiences the American Revolution. With beautiful illustrations and charming rhymes, Yankee Doodle Dandy is a must read for young and old alike who want to know how America became a free and independent nation.5/5(2).   Yankee Doodle Postscript Actually, a shameless Yankee Doodle Spies plug - my second novel in the famed Revolutionary War espionage series concludes with all the events surrounding the campaign that led to and the battle of Trenton. I take some liberties with dialogue and certain scenes but none with the actual events of history. First published in , entitled by its author The Adventures, Etc., of a Revolutionary Soldier, this personal record of a private soldier's experiences in the American Revolution has long been a backlog of information for historians; now, ably edited by an authority in the field, it is republished for the first time since its original appearance. Born in and brought up in Milford, Conn.   The term "Yankee" spread among the Englishmen during the American War of Independence (American Revolution), which was fought Even a well-known British song, "Yankee Doodle" originates from this particular period. The U.S. revolutionists assimilated quickly the song which became a sort of anthem for the rest of the war.