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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 Constitutionís origins by telling the history of the average ...
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Abigail Adams

Woody Holton - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 483 pages
Prof. Woody Holton (NBA-finalist for Unruly Americans) reveals that American icon Abigail Adams was far wiser and wilier than previously known.
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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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George Mason, Forgotten Founder

Jeff Broadwater - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 329 pages
In this first full biography of George Mason (1725-92) in a quarter-century, Jeff Broadwater shows that Mason was often driven by concerns about the abuse of political power ...
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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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Thomas Jefferson

Norman K. Risjord - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 210 pages
Perhaps the most hotly debated character in American history, Jefferson stands as an enigma representing different and often contradictory ideas. This concise biography answers ...
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Hurricane of Independence: The Untold Story of the Deadly Storm at the ...

Tony Williams - History - 2009 - 320 pages
Hurricane of Independence is the fascinating untold story of the opening of the American Revolution amidst the devastation of a brutal storm.
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