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Understanding Primary Sources: The View from England

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Drawn from Gale’s acclaimed Reference Library products, this concise study guide helps you explore central ideas of primary sources in their historical context. Profiles of the authors and surrounding events; timelines and images; engaging research, discussion and activity ideas; “Did you know?” facts; and additional features make this guide valuable for students and lifelong learners. Primary sources covered: excerpts from the Stamp Act, the Declaratory Act, the Townshend Revenue Act, the Boston Port Act, the Quartering Act and Resolves of the House of Representatives, Respecting the Letters of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Others; and Letter of Thomas Hutchinson, June 18, 1768 and January 20, 1769.

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