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The American Revolution as a Gift

William B. Warner

in Protocols of Liberty: Communication Innovation and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226061375
eISBN:
9780226061405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061405.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

The American Revolution may be considered a kind of trust fund, legacy, or gift. It has never ended, as the methods that were first used to challenge British authority in America continue to be ... More


The Patriot's Flag

in Making Patriots

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226044378
eISBN:
9780226044514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044514.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter describes the importance of the flag in promoting patriotism in America. After the Declaration of Independence in July 1776, the Continental Congress resolved that the flag of the ... More


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