Founding Brothers

Written By Joseph J. Ellis
Founding Brothers
  • Publsiher : Vintage
  • Release : 07 August 2022
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
  • Pages : 288 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 77 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Founding Brothers written by Joseph J. Ellis which was release on 07 August 2022, this book published by Vintage. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The introduction, discussion questions, suggestions for further reading, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your reading group's discussion of Joseph Ellis's Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation . We hope they will enrich your experience of this Pulitzer Prize-winning study of the intertwined lives of the founders of the American republic--John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington.

Founding Brothers

Founding Brothers
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : The introduction, discussion questions, suggestions for further reading, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your reading group's discussion of Joseph Ellis's Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation . We hope they will enrich your experience of this Pulitzer Prize-winning study of the intertwined lives of the founders of the ...

Founding Brothers

Founding Brothers
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2003-12-16
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : 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 ...

Baptism by Fire

Baptism by Fire
  • Author : Mark K. Updegrove
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2009-01-06
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : Americans have long been defined by how they face adversity. This is perhaps nowhere more evident than in how the nation's chief executive has tackled myriad issues upon entering the White House. The ways that U.S. presidents handle the vast responsibilities of the Oval Office determine the fate of ...

Founding Myths

Founding Myths
  • Author : Ray Raphael
  • Publisher : The New Press
  • Release Date : 2014-07-04
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : First published ten years ago, award-winning historian Ray Raphael’s Founding Myths has since established itself as a landmark of historical myth-busting. With Raphael’s trademark wit and flair, Founding Myths exposed the errors and inventions in America’s most cherished tales, from Paul Revere’s famous ride to Patrick ...

Founding Myths

Founding Myths
  • Author : Ray Raphael
  • Publisher : New Press, The
  • Release Date : 2014-07-04
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : First published ten years ago, award-winning historian Ray Raphael’s Founding Myths has since established itself as a landmark of historical myth-busting. With the author’s trademark wit and flair, Founding Myths exposes the errors and inventions in America’s most cherished tales, from Paul Revere’s famous ride to ...

The Story of Religion in America

The Story of Religion in America
  • Author : James P. Byrd,James Hudnut-Beumler
  • Publisher : Presbyterian Publishing Corp
  • Release Date : 2021-11-30
  • Total pages : 450
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : Written primarily for undergraduate classes in American religious history and organized chronologically, this new textbook presents the broad scope of the story of religion in the American colonies and the United States. While following certain central narratives, including the long shadow of Puritanism, the competition between revival and reason, and ...

Words of the Founding Fathers

Words of the Founding Fathers
  • Author : Steve Coffman
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2012-08-02
  • Total pages : 351
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : This collection gathers quotations, passages and documents attributed to America’s six essential founders. Topics include liberty, religion, revolution, republican government, the constitution, education, commerce, class, war and peace, and the disenfranchised (slaves, Native Americans and women). Each quotation is sourced and quoted fully enough for the reader to discern ...

A Government Out of Sight

A Government Out of Sight
  • Author : Brian Balogh
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-04-06
  • Total pages : 414
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : A Government Out of Sight revises our understanding of the ways in which Americans turned to the national government throughout the nineteenth century....

Governor Alexander Martin

Governor Alexander Martin
  • Author : Charles D. Rodenbough
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2015-06-08
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : Governor Alexander Martin of North Carolina was one of the most important figures in the colonial and early state history of North Carolina. A 1756 graduate of Princeton, he was the first president of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina. He served longer as governor of the ...

Proof

Proof
  • Author : Amir Alexander
  • Publisher : Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : An eye-opening narrative of how geometric principles fundamentally shaped our world On a cloudy day in 1413, a balding young man stood at the entrance to the Cathedral of Florence, facing the ancient Baptistery across the piazza. As puzzled passers-by looked on, he raised a small painting to his face, then ...

Fighting Over the Founders

Fighting Over the Founders
  • Author : Andrew M. Schocket
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2017-02-01
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : The American Revolution is all around us. It is pictured as big as billboards and as small as postage stamps, evoked in political campaigns and car advertising campaigns, relived in museums and revised in computer games. As the nation’s founding moment, the American Revolution serves as a source of ...

Custom Land and Livelihood in Rural South China

Custom  Land and Livelihood in Rural South China
  • Author : Patrick H. Hase
  • Publisher : Hong Kong University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-01
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : Land was always at the centre of life in Hong Kong’s rural New Territories: it sustained livelihoods and lineages and, for some, was a route to power. Villagers managed their land according to customs that were often at odds with formal Chinese law. British rule, 1898—1997, added complications by assimilating ...

The Victory with No Name

The Victory with No Name
  • Author : Colin G. Calloway
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-09-04
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : In 1791, General Arthur St. Clair led the United States army in a campaign to destroy a complex of Indian villages at the Maumee River in northwestern Ohio. Almost within reach of their objective, St. Clair's 1,400 men were attacked by about one thousand Indians. The U.S. force was decimated, suffering ...

Our Founders Warning

Our Founders  Warning
  • Author : Strobe Talbott
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-25
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : The presidency of Donald Trump has wreaked havoc on American democracy, divided American society, unsettled foreign allies and partners, and heartened dictators around the world. The damage at home and abroad is likely to cast a long shadow into the future. Trump has also defiled the past, most notably America’...

The Family Herds

The Family Herds
  • Author : P.H. Gulliver
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-08-21
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 9780375705243
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Summary : First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....