Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation Author Joseph J. Ellis
ISBN-10 0375705244
ISBN-13 9780375705243
Year 2002-02-05
Pages 304
Language English
Publisher Vintage
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In this landmark work of history the National Book Awardwinning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individualsHamilton Burr Jefferson Franklin Washington Adams and Madisonconfronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation The United States was more a fragile hope than a reality in 1790 During the decade that followed the Founding Fathersre examined here as Founding Brotherscombined the ideals of the Declaration of Independence with the content of the Constitution to create the practical workings of our government Through an analysis of six fascinating episodesHamilton and Burrs deadly duel Washingtons precedent setting Farewell Address Adams administration and political partnership with his wife the debate about where to place the capital Franklins attempt to force Congress to confront the issue of slavery and Madisons attempts to block him and Jefferson and Adams famous correspondenceFounding Brothers brings to life the vital issues and personalities from the most important decade in our nations history

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Founding Brothers

Founding Brothers Author Joseph J. Ellis
ISBN-10 1400077680
Release 2003-12-16
Pages 304

Founding Brothers

Founding Brothers Author Joseph J. Ellis
ISBN-10 143955837X
Release 2008-10-04
Pages 288

Founding Brothers

Founding Brothers Author Joseph J. Ellis
ISBN-10 9780375705243
Release 2002
Pages 288

American Sphinx

American Sphinx Author Joseph J. Ellis
ISBN-10 0375727469
Release 1998-11-19
Pages 464