Black Patriots in the American Revolutionary War: The Untold Story
Patrick G. Cabral, author
Many Americans know the Revolutionary War was won by the bravery and battle skills of our first patriots. But did you know that many of these loyal servicemen were black? With selfless dedication and no fanfare, these soldiers and seamen risked their lives to help shape our great country. "Black Patriots in the American Revolutionary War: The Untold Story" is a chapter book that tells the remarkable story of these early Americans. Written for young readers ages nine and older, this fascinating look at our nation’s past enables them to understand and appreciate the important role of these forgotten heroes. From the first battles at Lexington and Concord to the last major conflict at Yorktown, fearless fighters like Crispus Attucks charged ahead and changed the landscape of the battlefield, all in the name of freedom. This eye-opening and important book offers a chronological overview of the war and its leading figures and events, spanning forty pages of facts, stories, and images. The book also includes an index, glossary, and bibliography. It’s the perfect addition to any classroom or home library, and it also enhances any discussion on American history.