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Founding Brothers : the Revolutionary Generation.

Author: Joseph J Ellis
Publisher: New York : Random House US, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this landmark work of history and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Joseph J. Ellis explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals-Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison-confronted 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ellis, Joseph J.
Founding Brothers : The Revolutionary Generation.
New York : Random House US, ©2003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph J Ellis
ISBN: 9780375705243 0375705244
OCLC Number: 1031963935
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages)

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In this landmark work of history and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Joseph J. Ellis explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals-Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison-confronted 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 Fathers-re-examined here as Founding Brothers-combined the ideals of the Declaration of Independence with the content of the Constitution to create the practical workings of our govern.

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