George Vs. George: The American Revolution As Seen From Both Sides
- Number of Pages: 64
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
There are two sides to every story."Her illustrations, and her engaging quote bubbles, bring the Revolution to life again, and let the characters of the period to speak for themselves. It truly is also a timeless lesson in seeing history from different points of view. Rosalyn Schanzer's book is an accessible account of one almost certainly the most vital periods in American history. Through its lively text, detailed illustrations, and fully authenticated quotes, George vs. Two leaders on different sides within the Atlantic, yet with a lot far more in widespread than we sometimes acknowledge."Who was right? George shines fresh light on each sides from the story of our country's formative years. Rosalyn Schanzer's engaging and wonderfully illustrated book brings to life both sides from the American Revolution. History teaches us that there are two sides to every story."Was George Washington a scurrilous traitor, as all the king's supporters claimed? The author spent two years researching books, paintings, cartoons, and descriptions of Revolutionary times. Or was he, as others believed,"the father from the individuals? Or should we remember and celebrate him as"the father of his country? The narrative introduces anew the two enemies, both named George: George Washington, the man who freed the American colonies from the British, and George III, the British king who lost them. Was King George a"Royal Brute"as American patriots claimed? She uses art, text, and first-hand accounts to illustrate how history should never be lowered to simplistic conflicts between the"very good guys"as well as the"bad guys. We are lead by means of their story, and the story of their times, and see both sides of the arguments that divided the colonies from the Kingdom.
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