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For liberty and equality : the life and times of the Declaration of independence

Author: Alexander Tsesis
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For Liberty and Equality shows how the Declaration of Independence actually worked in each era, and why its influence has been crucial to the development of the American nation and way of life.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Tsesis
ISBN: 9780195379693 0195379691
OCLC Number: 796204990
Notes: Erscheint: Juni 2012.
Description: p. cm.
Contents: Chapter I: Preface ; Chapter II: Becoming Independent ; Chapter III: The Nation's Infancy ; Chapter IV: Youthful Republic ; Chapter V. Compromising for the Sake of Expansion ; Chapter VI. Jacksonian Era Democracy ; Chapter VII. Subordination ; Chapter VIII: The Unraveling Bonds of Union ; Chapter IX: Sectional Cataclysm ; Chapter X: Reconstruction ; Chapter XI: Gilded Populism ; Chapter XII: Inconsistent Progress ; Chapter XIII: The Declaration in a New Deal State ; Chapter XIV: Independence Principles in the Civil Rights Era ; Chapter XV: Epilogue ; Appendix: The Declaration of Independence
Responsibility: Alexander Tsesis.
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"[An] exceptional history of the Declaration in American political rhetoric... Alexander Tsesis meticulously details how the Declaration of Independence has stimulated and justified reform movements Read more...

 
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