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America's second revolution : how George Washington defeated Patrick Henry and saved the nation

Author: Harlow G Unger
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the conflicts relating to the drafting and ratification of the Constitution by examining the views of George Washington, who supported a strong federal government, and Patrick Henry, who favored the rights of states.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Unger, Harlow G., 1931-
America's second revolution.
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007
(OCoLC)608374588
Named Person: George Washington; Patrick Henry; Patrick Henry; George Washington; George Washington; Patrick Henry, Politiker.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harlow G Unger
ISBN: 9780470107515 0470107510
OCLC Number: 85018346
Description: xvi, 269 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Victory's bitter fruits --
The great debate --
The great compromise --
"The seeds of civil discord" --
The road to ratification --
"Unite or die" --
"Words to my brother ploughjoggers" --
"A fig and a fiddle-stick's end" --
The language of secession --
On the wings of the tempest --
Birth of a nation --
One nation, divisible ...
Responsibility: Harlow Giles Unger.
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Explores the conflicts relating to the drafting and ratification of the Constitution by examining the views of George Washington, who supported a strong federal government, and Patrick Henry, who favored the rights of states.

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