Summary Of 1776 By David Mccullough

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In the book 1776 by David McCullough, the second part is the aptly named Fateful Summer, where we learn the many disheartening mistakes made by the fledgling American army. We start off with the point of view of the American army. We watch as General Washington and his army flee to New York, which was vastly underdefended. It also happens that the British army fled to New York. The battles that occurred in New York showed just how inexperienced Washington and his army were. It was amazing to see just how much of an underdog America was, and really just how close America came to giving up. We see loss after loss, and a storm that hit New York, killing many on both sides. At this point hope was very dim, and almost all felt lost. What did McCullough

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