Stop the Revolution

America in the Summer of Independence and the Conference for Peace


Book Description

  • The fascinating story surrounding the British effort to bring the American Revolution to a peaceful end
  • The fateful September 11, 1776, meeting on Staten Island between British Admiral Lord Richard Howe and Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Edward Rutledge
  • A compelling glimpse into politics, military diplomacy, and American character at the dawn of independence
  • Early America from the eyewitness viewpoints of a feisty English traveler, a distressed Lutheran pastor, a precocious young lady, two sympathetic British officers, and an assortment of eccentric Founding Fathers

  • About the Author

    Thomas McGuire teaches American history at Malvern Preparatory School near Paoli, Pennsylvania, and is the author of Battle of Paoli and Stop The Revolution.

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