1765 Frontier Rebellion Against the British

Author Patrick Spero told the story of the “Black Boys,” 18th-century frontiersmen from Western Pennsylvania who rebelled against the… read more

Author Patrick Spero told the story of the “Black Boys,” 18th-century frontiersmen from Western Pennsylvania who rebelled against the British and attempted to sabotage their efforts to make peace with Native Americans. He argued that the frontier rebels' assaults on the British played a crucial role in igniting the American Revolution. The name of his book is Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, 1765-1776. Mr. Spero is director and librarian of the American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia. The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati hosted this event. close

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  • Cliff Lewis Chair Society of the Cincinnati->Education Committee
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1765 Frontier Rebellion Against the British

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455878-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 26, 2019 | 10:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 02, 2019 | 8:55am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 26, 2019 | 10:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 27, 2019 | 4:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 28, 2019 | 2:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 02, 2019 | 8:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
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