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The politically incorrect guide to the Founding Fathers

Author: Brion T McClanahan
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub. ; New York, NY : Distributed to the trade by Perseus Distribution, ©2009.
Series: Politically incorrect guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Southern historian challenges traditional interpretations of the Founding Fathers. "You think you know about the Founding Fathers, but did you know : The Founders were right-wingers by today's standards --- for gun rights, limited government, and religion in public life ; The Founders waged a War of Independence, not a revolution ; Is America a democracy? The Founders regarded the very idea of democratic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Nonfiction
Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brion T McClanahan
ISBN: 9781596980921 1596980923
OCLC Number: 299701909
Description: xiii, 354 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Myths, realities, and the issues of the founding generation. The myths --
A conservative revolution --
The issues --
The men. The big six. George Washington --
Thomas jefferson --
John Adams --
James Madison --
Alexander Hamilton --
Benjamin Franklin --
The forgotten founders. Samuel Adams --
Charles Carroll of Carrollton --
George Clinton --
John Dickinson --
Elbridge Gerry --
John Hancock --
Patrick Henry --
Richard Henry Lee --
Nathaniel Macon --
Francis Marion --
John Marshall --
George Mason --
Roger Sherman --
John Taylor of Caroline --
What the founding fathers would do.
Series Title: Politically incorrect guide.
Other Titles: Founding fathers
Responsibility: Brion T. McClanahan.

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Timed to launch before the July 4th holiday, this title in the Politically Incorrect Guide series rescues the Founding Fathers' reputations from the plague of modern political correctness to hold  Read more...

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