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Seward: Lincoln's Indispensable Man

Walter Stahr - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 720 pages
From one of our most acclaimed new biographers– the first full life of the leader of Lincoln’s “team of rivals” to appear in more than forty years. William Henry Seward was one ...
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John Jay

George Pellew - Judges - 1890 - 374 pages
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Franklin: The Essential Founding Father

James Srodes - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 450 pages
The author paints a vivid portrait of founding father Benjamin Franklin, arguing that the American republic would not have been possible without this Renaissance author ...
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Neither Separate Nor Equal: Congress in the 1790s

Kenneth R. Bowling, Donald R. Kennon - History - 2000 - 344 pages
Scholars today take for granted the existence of a "wall of separation" dividing the three branches of the federal government. Neither Separate nor Equal: Congress in the 1790s ...
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Jay and Ellsworth, the First Courts: Justices, Rulings and Legacy

Matthew P. Harrington - Law - 2008 - 309 pages
When the Supreme Court was established in 1789, no other country had a judicial body quite like it. The early justices struggled to give definition to such concepts as judicial ...
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George Clinton: Yeoman Politician of the New Republic

John P. Kaminski - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 342 pages
The first biography in over half a century of New York's first governor and vice president under Jefferson and Madison, George Clinton analyzes the public career of this ...
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The Reluctant Pillar: New York and the Adoption of the Federal Constitution

Stephen L. Schechter - History - 1985 - 255 pages
These essays place in historical and political context the story of New York's long struggle towards ratification.
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Independence on Trial: Foreign Affairs and the Making of the Constitution

Frederick W. Marks - History - 1997 - 254 pages
In Independence on Trial, Frederick W. Marks III focuses on the impact of foreign affairs and trade, arguing that they had an overwhelming influence in shaping constitutional ...
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Alexander Hamilton: America's Forgotten Founder

Joseph A. Murray - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 253 pages
Alexander Hamilton: AmericaOCOs Forgotten Founder describes the character and achievements of a man who was instrumental in casting the form of our government and especially ...
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