Notes on David McCullough's 1776 by Instaread

Try it Now Firm without compromise. Cancel whenever you want.


PLEASE NOTE: This is a companion to David McCullough’s 1776 and NOT the original book.


1776 by David McCullough traces the military conflicts between the American and the British armies during the first 18 months of the Revolutionary War. The author chooses three of the war’s most pivotal moments—the Battle of Dorchester Heights, the Battle of Long Island, and the Battle of Trenton—to tell a tale that’s as much about luck, coincidence, and fateful weather as it is about strategic warfare…

Inside this companion to the book:

  • Overview of the Book
  • Insights from the Book
  • Important People
  • Author's Style and Perspective
  • Intended Audience
About the Author: With Instaread, you can get the notes and insights from a book in 15 minutes or less. Visit our website at