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Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution

Woody Holton - History - 2007 - 370 pages
Examines the original intent behind the writing of the Constitution and how it was shaped by the reactions, occasionally violent ones, of citizens to include a protection of ...
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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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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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A Planters' Republic: The Search for Economic Independence in Revolutionary ...

Bruce A. Ragsdale - History - 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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The Politics of War: Race, Class, and Conflict in Revolutionary Virginia

Michael A. McDonnell - History - 2007 - 544 pages
War often unites a society behind a common cause, but the notion of diverse populations all rallying together to fight on the same side disguises the complex social forces that ...
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The Revolution in Virginia, 1775-1783

John E. Selby - History - 2007 - 442 pages
Unsurpassed as a single-volume history, John E. Selby's masterpiece analyzes the political, administrative, and military history of Virginia during the American Revolution ...
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George Mason, Forgotten Founder

Jeff Broadwater - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 352 pages
George Mason (1725-92) is often omitted from the small circle of founding fathers celebrated today, but in his service to America he was, in the words of Thomas Jefferson, "of ...
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American Revolution: People and Perspectives

Andrew Frank - History - 2008 - 323 pages
Moving beyond traditional texts, this revealing volume explores the world of the average citizens who played an integral part in the Revolutionary era of American history ...
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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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