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revolution
used in The Lovely Bones

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the computer revolution
Definition
dramatic change — sometimes violent overthrow of a government
  • They were standing in the corner near the glass case that held a chalice used during the Revolutionary War, when the church had been a hospital.
    Chapter Nine (81% in)
  • In all the commotion of attending to her, George Harvey slipped between the Revolutionary War gravestones behind the church and walked away without being noticed.
    Chapter Nine (**% in)

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  • The road that led to Valley Forge, to George Washington and the Revolution.
    Chapter Thirteen (76% in)

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