Declaring Independence illuminates the lives of American colonists in the late 1700s, the period during which they fought to be free of British rule. The struggle for independence affected citizens in coastal cities and towns as well as pioneers of the American back country. African American slaves heard the cry for freedom, and many escaped their owners and fled to the British, who promised the slaves their freedom. Native Americans too were drawn...
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