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Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged a Nation

John Ferling - History - 2013 - 352 pages
A spellbinding history of the epic rivalry that shaped our republic: Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and their competing visions for America. From the award-winning ...
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Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free

John Ferling - History - 2011 - 448 pages
No event in American history was more pivotal-or more furiously contested-than Congress's decision to declare independence in July 1776. Even months after American blood had ...
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Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800

John Ferling - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 288 pages
It was a contest of titans: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, two heroes of the Revolutionary era, once intimate friends, now icy antagonists locked in a fierce battle for the ...
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The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon

John Ferling - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 464 pages
Perhaps the most revered American of all, George Washington has long been considered a stoic leader who held himself above the fray of political infighting. What has gone ...
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John Adams: A Life

John Ferling - Political Science - 2010 - 544 pages
John Ferling has nearly forty years of experience as a historian of early America. The author of acclaimed histories such as A Leap into the Dark and Almost a Miracle, he has ...
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Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence

John Ferling - History - 2007 - 704 pages
In this gripping chronicle of America's struggle for independence, award-winning historian John Ferling transports readers to the grim realities of that war, capturing an eight ...
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Setting the World Ablaze : Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and the American ...

John Ferling Professor of History State University of West Georgia - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 428 pages
Setting the World Ablaze is the story of the three men who, perhaps more than any others, helped bring the United States into being: George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas ...
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American Machiavelli: Alexander Hamilton and the Origins of U.S. Foreign Policy

John Lamberton Harper - History - 2004
Alexander Hamilton rose from his humble beginnings as an illegitimate West Indian orphan and emigrant to become the premier statebuilder and strategic thinker of the American ...
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Events that Changed America in the Eighteenth Century

John E. Findling, Frank W. Thackeray - History - 1998 - 209 pages
Covers such events as the Great Awakening, the Stamp Act, and the French Indian War
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The First of Men: A Life of George Washington

John E. Ferling - Political Science - 2010 - 616 pages
Written by John Ferling, one of America's leading historians of the Revolutionary era, The First of Men offers an illuminating portrait of George Washington's life, with ...
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