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The Resource The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789, Joseph J. Ellis

The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789, Joseph J. Ellis

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The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789
Title
The quartet
Title remainder
orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789
Statement of responsibility
Joseph J. Ellis
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"The triumph of the American Revolution was neither an ideological nor political guarantee that the colonies would relinquish their independence and accept the creation of a federal government with power over their individual autonomy. The Quartet is the story of this second American founding and of the men responsible--some familiar, such as George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison, and some less so, such as Robert Morris and Gouverneur Morris. It was these men who shaped the contours of American history by diagnosing the systemic dysfunctions created by the Articles of Confederation, manipulating the political process to force a calling of the Constitutional Convention, conspiring to set the agenda in Philadelphia, orchestrating the debate in the state ratifying conventions, and, finally, drafting the Bill of Rights to assure state compliance with the constitutional settlement"--
Summary
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Founding Brothers shares historical insights into America's post-Revolution efforts for independence, citing key debates over the creations of the Articles of Confederation and the Bill of Rights
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10414773
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Ellis, Joseph J
Dewey number
973.3
Index
index present
LC call number
E209
LC item number
.E45 2015b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Statesmen
  • Politicians
  • Confederation of states
  • Federal government
  • Constitutional history
  • Large type books
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789
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The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789, Joseph J. Ellis
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : Pluribus to Unum -- The Articles and the Vision -- The Financier and the Prodigy -- The Domain -- The Courting -- Madison's Moment -- The Great Debate -- Final pieces -- Appendices
Control code
21054042
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Large Print Edition.
Extent
xxv, 428 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194655
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780804194655
Physical substance
Large print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn887847113
  • (OCoLC)887847113
Label
The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789, Joseph J. Ellis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : Pluribus to Unum -- The Articles and the Vision -- The Financier and the Prodigy -- The Domain -- The Courting -- Madison's Moment -- The Great Debate -- Final pieces -- Appendices
Control code
21054042
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Large Print Edition.
Extent
xxv, 428 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194655
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780804194655
Physical substance
Large print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn887847113
  • (OCoLC)887847113

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