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The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon

John Ferling - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 464 pages
A behind-the-scenes portrait of the first president reveals his formidable persuasive talents, careful display of a virtuous public image and leadership capabilities of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815

Gordon S. Wood - Political Science - 2009 - 800 pages
The Oxford History of the United States is by far the most respected multi-volume history of our nation. The series includes three Pulitzer Prize winners, two New York Times ...
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Founding Friendship: George Washington, James Madison, and the Creation of ...

Stuart Eric Leibiger - History - 1999 - 284 pages
Although the friendship between George Washington and James Madison was eclipsed in the early 1790s by the alliances of Madison with Jefferson and Washington with Hamilton ...
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