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Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

America’s obsession with its own history had already resulted in at least two Broadway musicals based on momentous national events before this show opened at the 46th Street Theatre on ...

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1776

Michael J. Crawford.

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden

June 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 646 words.

Thomas Newby, who owned fourteen slaves, was one of the wealthiest men in Perquimans County in 1775. When Newby freed ten of his slaves on 3 March 1776, he had been contemplating the move...

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Declaration of Independence (1776)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 92 words.

1776.

Conflict in America was well advanced when Congress on 4 July 1776 adopted the Declaration of Independence. Primarily

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Declaration of Independence (1776)

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 157 words.

1776.

Conflict in America was well advanced when Congress on 4 July 1776 adopted the Declaration of Independence. Primarily

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Common Sense (1776)

Willi Paul Adams.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 349 words.

(1776), Revolutionary Era pamphlet.

American independence had not yet been publicly discussed when on 10 January 1776 the

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Winkel, Dietrich Nikolaus (1776)

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 392 words.

(b Lippstadt, Westphalia, 1776; d Amsterdam, Netherlands, 28 Sept 1826). German inventor, mechanic, and

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Barker, Benjamin (1776)

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 42 words.

(b Pontypool, 1776; d Totnes, 28 Feb 1838).

Painter and printmaker born into an English

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Fragment on Government (1776)

Tim S. Gray.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 105 words.

(1776)

was Jeremy *Bentham's first book, written to refute Sir William *Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws

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Trenton, battle of (1776)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 53 words.

1776.

*Washington's attack upon Trenton in New Jersey gave a welcome victory after the loss of New

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Constable, John (1776–1837)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 81 words.

(1776–1837).

Landscape painter, born at East Bergholt (Suffolk), the son of a miller. At first intended for the

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Constable, John (1776–1837)

in An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

January 1999; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 980 words.

(1776–1837),

landscape painter. Widely thought to have represented the quintessential English landscape, Constable claimed a naturalism for

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Hume, David (1711–1776)

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 408 words.

(1711–1776)

The principal philosopher of the Scottish Enlightenment, best known for his strong empiricism and his argument against

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Hume, David (1711–1776)

M. A. Stewart.

in Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 3554 words.

(1711–1776), Scottish philosopher and historian.

Hume was born and died in Edinburgh. He came of a landed family

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Copleston, Edward (1776–1849)

A.M.C. Waterman.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 1415 words.

Edward Copleston was born at Offwell, Devon on 2 February 1776. He died Bishop of Llandaff 14 October 1849

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Wakefield, Daniel (1776–1846)

David Ashbury.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 1058 words.

Wakefield was born in London some time in 1776, and died there on 19 July 1846. He was

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Burke, Thomas (?1710–1776)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 62 words.

(also de Burgos) (?1710–1776),

historian of the Dominican Order in Ireland. He was born in Dublin and

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Morgan, Lady (?1776–1859)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 181 words.

(?1776–1859),

novelist; born at sea, and educated at the Huguenot school in Clontarf, Co. Dublin. As a

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Sheares, John (1776–1798)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 44 words.

(1776–1798),

United Irishman and poet. Born in Cork, and educated at TCD, he was a leader of

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Casela, Gregorio (1776)

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 422 words.

(d Mexico City, Mexico, 1776). Organ builder in New Spain (Mexico). He was presumably trained by his

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Colden, Cadwallader (1688–1776)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 90 words.

(1688–1776),

born in Scotland, came to America (1710), and after a long political career became lieutenant-governor

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Trenton, battle of (1776)

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 59 words.

1776.

*Washington's attack upon Trenton in New Jersey, though small scale, gave a welcome victory after the loss

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