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Founders of America

Patrick Allitt

Founders of America

by Patrick Allitt

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Published by Silver Burdett in Morristown, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Statesmen.,
    • Presidents.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- History -- 1783-1815 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.,
    • United States -- History -- 1783-1815.

    • About the Edition

      Profiles four American patriots: George Washington, Thomas Paine, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson; discussing the events of the times in which they lived.

      Edition Notes

      StatementPatrick Allitt.
      SeriesIn profile
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE302.5 .A44 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3509668M
      LC Control Number82061636

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        Today’s guest post is from Daniel L. Dreisbach, a professor at American University in Washington, D.C. He has authored or edited 10 books, including Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers (Oxford University Press, ), from which this article is adapted. You can follow him on Twitter at @d3bach John Adams, in his retirement, was disheartened. Christina Proenza-Coles, Author of American Founders Author Christina Proenza-Coles, holds a dual doctorate in sociology and history from the New School for Social Research. She has been a lifelong student of American culture and history while living and working in Miami, New York, Havana, and Charlottesville.


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Bradley Thompson, Encounter Books, pages Imagine an academic world in which. The Original Founders of America Have you ever wondered who the earliest people were to discover America and where they originated from. Because Christopher Columbus arrived on the Caribbean Islands in the fifteenth century, many history books focus on him as the first European founder.

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The Founders' Reading List. The Founding Fathers were group of remarkable, intelligent men that ultimately changed the course of American Constitutional History.

Many of them were authors and orators, some even founded libraries, most importantly, they loved to read. America’s Forgotten Founders corrects this injustice. Editors Gary L. Gregg II and Mark David Hall surveyed forty-five top scholars in history, political science, and law to produce the first-ever ranking of the most neglected contributors to the American Revolution and our constitutional : The Founding Fathers of the United States, or simply the Founding Fathers, were a group of American leaders who united the Thirteen Colonies, led the war for independence from Great Britain, and built a frame of government for the new United States of America upon republican principles during the latter decades of the 18th century.

The group came from a variety of. The book poses an argument between past and present on four huge topics: race, economic inequality, the role of law and war.

For each topic, Ellis highlights one of the founders. No other book of quotations from the founders has been so carefully selected and edited."—Mark A. Noll, author of America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln "This is a much needed and thoughtful scholarly edition that will be welcomed by historians and general readers alike."—Frank Lambert, author of The Founding Fathers and.

Revered by many, reviled by some, the Founders remain a touchstone for contested ideas about who Americans are as a people and what the American experiment in self-government means today.

Their brilliant writings continue to fascinate and inspire, revealing a complexity and dynamism that belies our tendency to want to fix them, and the republic they built, in stone.

During the first half of the 17th century, a great migration of colonists set out from Europe to seek freedom in a new land. In tiny ships they crossed the gray Atlantic to carve out settlements on the east coast of what is now the United States.

Book after book has been written about whether the founders were most influenced by Lockean liberalism, classical republicanism, the Scottish Enlightenment, and so on. I contend that an excellent case can be made that Christianity had a profound influence on the founding generation.

A latecomer in the outpouring of revisionist histories prompted by the Columbus celebration, this intensely idiosyncratic account reviews the centuries of conflict that led to the destruction of substantial Native American civilizations.

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The original plan was to write a total of 25 Publisher: The Independent Journal, New. The book also challenges commonly held presumptions that our Founders wanted democracy.

But while “the Founders wanted those in charge of government’s operations to be selected by a democratic process,” they “also wanted to insulate those who ran the government from direct influence by its citizens” because “ [b]y insulating. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Founders of early American families by Meredith B. Colket,General Court of the Order of Founders and Patriots of America: distributed by Founders Project edition, in EnglishPages: The book of Deuteronomy alone was the most frequently cited work, followed by Montesquieu’s The Spirit of the Laws.

In fact, Deuteronomy was referenced nearly twice as often as John Locke’s writings, and the apostle Paul was mentioned about as frequently as Montesquieu and Blackstone, who would have been the two most-cited secular theorists. American Founders is a much needed, well researched, original contribution to studies of Africans in the Americas.

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