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Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution

Woody Holton - History - 2008 - 384 pages
Average Americans Were the True Framers of the Constitution Woody Holton upends what we think we know of the Constitution's origins by telling the history of the average ...
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Abigail Adams

Woody Holton - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 512 pages
Winner of the Bancroft Prize The New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice American Heritage, Best of 2009 In this vivid new biography of Abigail Adams, the most illustrious ...
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A Planters' Republic: The Search for Economic Independence in Revolutionary ...

Bruce A. Ragsdale - Business & Economics - 1996 - 305 pages
This exciting reinterpretation of the path to Revolution follows Virginia planters' attempts to break with England and shows how their grassroots effort at self-sufficiency ...
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Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of ...

T. H. Breen - History - 2009 - 256 pages
The great Tidewater planters of mid-eighteenth-century Virginia were fathers of the American Revolution. Perhaps first and foremost, they were also anxious tobacco farmers ...
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Red Dreams, White Nightmares: Pan-Indian Alliances in the Anglo-American ...

Robert M. Owens - History - 2015 - 320 pages
From the end of Pontiac’s War in 1763 through the War of 1812, fear—even paranoia—drove Anglo-American Indian policies. In Red Dreams, White Nightmares, Robert M. Owens views ...
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Popular influence upon public policy: petitioning in eighteenth-century Virginia

Raymond C. Bailey - History - 1979 - 203 pages
Bailey examines a little-known but highly significant governmental mechanism in eighteenth-century Virginia: the right of every citizen to petition the Virginia assembly for ...
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The Fabulous History of the Dismal Swamp Company: A Story of George ...

Charles Royster - History - 2010 - 640 pages
From historian Charles Royster--winner of the Francis Parkman, Bancroft, and Lincoln prizes--comes the history of one of eighteenth-century America's most fantastic land ...
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