Rise to Rebellion Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is an historical fiction of the American Revolution told from the perspectives of a few central characters: Sam and John Adams, Ben Franklin, George Howe. The book details the events from 1770-1776, culminating in the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Shaara brings to life the thoughts and motives of his characters and details the decisions of the British and Americans that led from a minor colonial conflict to the War for Independence.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians    -   Yes Conflict:    -   Revolution, general

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   politician/elected ruler Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   Boston Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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