Online Event, Author Talk, Public Program 1774: The Long Year of Revolution 24 June 2020.Wednesday, 5:30PM - 6:30PM This is an online program. Mary Beth Norton, Cornell University Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Winter_2020/0106_lg.jpg

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Mary Beth Norton will give us a preview of her new book, a narrative history of the “long       Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Winter_2020/1774.jpg
year” of 1774, or the months from December 1773 to April 1775, which have tended to be overlooked by historians who focus instead on the war for independence. But John Adams, who lived through that era, declared that the true revolution took place in the minds of the people before a shot was fired at Lexington. The year 1774, Norton argues, was when that revolution occurred.

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