Elbe Spurling

Creator of The Brick Bible website and series of books, as well as The Brick Chronicle. Artist who illustrated exclusively with LEGO bricks as a storytelling medium.

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About the Author photo ©2014 john spurling photos ©2014 john spurling “Two world-changing upheavals six years apart, inextricably entwined, both launched with the loftiest ideals of liberty and equality, yet each arriving at astonishingly different outcomes. The interconnected stories of the American and French Revolutions are well worth knowing. My challenge as an author and …

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General Washington was desperate to take any action that might reverse the seemingly unending series of misfortunes he and the rebel army had suffered. In a brazen move that flouted the European custom of suspending military actions during the winter, he summoned what forces he had still with him, and on the frigidly cold and stormy Christmas night of 1776, Washington crossed the icy Delaware back into New Jersey with 2,400 men and nearly 400 tons of artillery.

Revolution! Bibliorgraphy

Bibliography America Andersen, Fred. Crucible of War: The Seven Years’ War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754–1766. New York: Vintage Books, 2001. Baker-Crothers, Hayes, PhD. Virginia and the French and Indian War. Montana: Heritage Books Inc., 2009. Beeman, Richard. Plain Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution. New York: Random …

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