Founding Brothers download free [PDF and Ebook] by Joseph J. Ellis

Founding Brothers download free [PDF and Ebook] by Joseph J. Ellis year 2002
  • Book name: Founding Brothers
  • Author: Joseph J. Ellis
  • Release date: 2002/10/5
  • Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE USA INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780375705243
  • Rating: 7.15 of 10
  • Votes: 248
  • Review by: Tatum Head
  • Review rating: 9.06 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/1
  • Total pages: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 33 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In this landmark work of history and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Joseph J. Ellis explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals-Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison-confronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation. The United States was more a fragile hope than a reality in 1790. During the decade that followed, the Founding Fathers-re-examined here as Founding Brothers-combined the ideals of the Declaration of Independence with the content of the Constitution to create the practical workings of our government. Through an analysis of six fascinating episodes-Hamilton and Burr's deadly duel, Washington's precedent-setting Farewell Address, Adams' administration and political partnership with his wife, the debate about where to place the capital, Franklin's attempt to force Congress to confront the issue of slavery and Madison's attempts to block him, and Jefferson and Adams' famous correspondence-Founding Brothers brings to life the vital issues and personalities from the most important decade in our nation's history.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H33M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Political Science & Theory, Early Modern History: C 1450/1500 To C 1700, History Of The Americas, Biography: Historical, Political & Military
  • Available formats: RB, PDF, XPS, TXTz, DOC, EPUB, TXT, WORD. Compressed in DMG, RAR, BZ2, ZIP, TGZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.58 USD
  • Dimensions: 133x203x19mm
  • Weight: 227g
  • Printed by: Vintage Books
  • Published in: New York, United States
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