From slogans in pamphlets to speeches at the gallows, phrases from the American Revolution still echo throughout our culture. The ideas shared by colonists, soldiers, and spies inspired rebellion and shaped a new nation. Today, they inform our views of America's promise and principles. Young historians will learn about the lives of the people who coined certain famous and influential phrases. This beneficial book, a welcome addition to any social studies collection, will also explore the historical background of certain powerful words and the reasons why they are still so potent today.