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The Summer of 1787: The Men Who Invented the Constitution (The Simon & Schuster America Collection)

By: David O. Stewart

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: May 2008

Seller ID: 18400

ISBN: 0743286936

Condition: New


The successful creation of the Constitution is a suspense story. "The Summer of 1787" takes us into the sweltering room in which delegates struggled for four months to produce the flawed but enduring document that would define the nation -- then and now. George Washington presided, James Madison kept the notes, Benjamin Franklin offered wisdom and humor at crucial times. "The Summer of 1787" traces the struggles within the Philadelphia Convention as the delegates hammered out the charter for the world's first constitutional democracy. Relying on the words of the delegates themselves to ex... View more info

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Madison's Gift: Five Partnerships That Built America

By: David O. Stewart

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: February 2016

Seller ID: 19104

ISBN: 1451688598

Condition: New


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The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government

By: Fergus M. Bordewich

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: February 2017

Seller ID: 4008

ISBN: 1451692110

Condition: New


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The Grand Idea: George Washington's Potomac and the Race to the West

By: Joel Achenbach

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: June 2005

Seller ID: 19115

ISBN: 0743263006

Condition: New


"The Grand Idea" follows George Washington in the critical period immediately after the War of Independence. The general had great hopes for his young nation, but also grave fears. He worried that the United States was so fragmented politically and culturally that it would fall apart, and that the "West," beyond the Appalachian mountains, would become a breakaway republic. So he came up with an ambitious scheme: He would transform the Potomac River into the nation's premier commercial artery, binding East and West, bolstering domestic trade, and staving off disunion. This was no armchair notio... View more info

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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

By: Joseph J. Ellis

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Vintage: February 2002

Seller ID: 4928

ISBN: 0375705244

Condition: New


In this landmark work of history, the National Book Award--winning author of "American Sphinx "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 worki... View more info

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American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies in the Founding of the Republic

By: Joseph J. Ellis

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vintage: October 2008

Seller ID: 18133

ISBN: 0307276457

Condition: New


National Bestseller Acclaimed historian Joseph J. Ellis brings his unparalleled talents to this riveting account of the early years of the Republic.The last quarter of the eighteenth century remains the most politically creative era in American history, when a dedicated group of men undertook a bold experiment in political ideals. It was a time of both triumphs and tragedies--all of which contributed to the shaping of our burgeoning nation. Ellis casts an incisive eye on the gradual pace of the American Revolution and the contributions of such luminaries as Washington, Jefferson, and... View more info

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Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788

By: Pauline Maier

Price: $14.20

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: June 2011

Seller ID: 3764

ISBN: 0684868555

Condition: New


Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 587 p. Contains: Maps. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 587 p. Contains: Maps. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790

By: Rhys L. Isaac

Price: $11.95

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc: September 1988

Seller ID: 17422

ISBN: 0393956938

Condition: Used - Like New


New condition with clean text and uncreased spine except for mild shelfwear to the dustjacket. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

By: Stephen Ambrose

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: June 1997

Seller ID: 5846

ISBN: 0684826976

Condition: New


Book has clean text and tight binding. A few light smudges on the textblock. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 521 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. NEW off the shelf; NOT remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info