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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Washington's Crossing

David Hackett Fischer
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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Continental Congress - This group begins the function of sovereignty, although each colony governs itself.

Boston - The story begins in this town where the Americans have driven out the British.

Philadelphia - This town serves as the country's capital at this time.

Manhattan - The rebel armies suffer several crushing defeats on this island.

Staten Island - The British and Hessian troops land on this island.

Long Island - A battle named after this location is fought here in the summer of 1776.

Fort Lee - This location in New Jersey...

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