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Founding Brothers Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 05 July 2022
  • ISBN : 0375705244
  • Page : 288 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 77 voters

Founding Brothers Book Summary/Review:

The introduction, discussion questions, suggestions for further reading, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your reading group's discussion of Joseph Ellis's Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation . We hope they will enrich your experience of this Pulitzer Prize-winning study of the intertwined lives of the founders of the American republic--John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington.

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Founding Brothers

Founding Brothers
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2000
  • ISBN : 0375705244
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The introduction, discussion questions, suggestions for further reading, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your reading group's discussion of Joseph Ellis's Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation . We hope they will enrich your experience of this Pulitzer Prize-winning study of the intertwined lives of the founders of the American republic--John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington.

Founding Brothers

Founding Brothers
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2003-12-16
  • ISBN : 9781400077687
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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

Book Discussion Kit, Founding Brothers

Book Discussion Kit, Founding Brothers
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002*
  • ISBN : OCLC:61136332
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American Dialogue

American Dialogue
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2018-10-16
  • ISBN : 9780385353434
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The award-winning author of Founding Brothers and The Quartet now gives us a deeply insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams to some of the most divisive issues in America today. The story of history is a ceaseless conversation between past and present, and in American Dialogue Joseph J. Ellis focuses the conversation on the often-asked question "What would the Founding Fathers think?" He examines four of our most

American Creation

American Creation
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2007-10-30
  • ISBN : 9780307267740
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From the first shots fired at Lexington to the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, Joseph J. Ellis guides us through the decisive issues of the nation’s founding, and illuminates the emerging philosophies, shifting alliances, and personal and political foibles of our now iconic leaders–Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Hamilton, and Adams. He casts an incisive eye on the founders’ achievements, arguing that the American Revolution was, paradoxically, an evolution–and that part

Writing the Declaration of Independence

Writing the Declaration of Independence
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2015-06-30
  • ISBN : 9781101971406
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A colorful, enlightening account of how Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, and the road to July 4: a selection from Joseph J. Ellis’s American Sphinx, winner of the National Book Award. How did the newest and youngest member of Virginia’s delegation to the Constitutional Congress come to write the founding document of the American project? In “Writing the Declaration of Independence,” Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Joseph J. Ellis outlines the life of the document and the road

The Quartet

The Quartet
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2015-05-12
  • ISBN : 9780385353410
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From Pulitzer Prize–winning American historian Joseph J. Ellis, the unexpected story of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. We all know the famous opening phrase of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address: “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this Continent a new Nation.” The truth is different. In 1776, thirteen American colonies declared themselves independent states that only temporarily joined forces

Revolutionary Summer

Revolutionary Summer
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2013-06-04
  • ISBN : 9780385349628
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A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis. The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were dispatching the largest armada ever to cross the Atlantic to crush the rebellion in the cradle. The Continental Congress and the Continental Army were forced to make decisions on

The Cause

The Cause
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Thorndike Press Large Print
  • Release Date : 2022
  • ISBN : 1432894366
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George Washington claimed that anyone who attempted to provide an accurate account of the war for independence would be accused of writing fiction. At the time, no one called it the "American Revolution" former colonists still regarded themselves as Virginians or Pennsylvanians, not Americans, while John Adams insisted that the British were the real revolutionaries, for attempting to impose radical change without their colonists' consent. With The Cause, Ellis takes a fresh look at the events between 1773 and 1783, recovering a

After the Revolution

After the Revolution
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2002
  • ISBN : 0393322335
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Portraits of Charles Willson Peale, Hugh Henry Brackenridge, William Dunlap, and Noah Webster provide a perspective on the role of culture in post-Revolutionary America, both its high expectations and its frustrations.

His Excellency

His Excellency
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : UOM:39015060120444
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This book chronicles the life of George Washington, discussing his childhood, military years, presidency, and his impact on American politics.

First Family

First Family
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Random House Large Print Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 0739377833
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Presents a narrative profile of the second president and his wife that traces their more than fifty-year partnership in such areas as civic and foreign affairs.

American Sphinx

American Sphinx
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 1998
  • ISBN : 0679764410
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Offers a reassessment of the life, image, and career of Thomas Jefferson, examining his complex personality, controversies about the man and his beliefs, and his accomplishments

Translation of a Selected Text from the Field of American History

Translation of a Selected Text from the Field of American History
  • Author : Jana Trousilová
  • Publisher : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-10
  • ISBN : 3845472316
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This book was written as a Bachelor's Thesis and it is divided into four main chapters: Theoretical part, Practical part, Commentary and Glossary. The Practical part is the translation of a selected text and remaining three parts focus on the theory of translation. The Practical part is translation of an extract from a book "Founding Brothers; The Revolutionary Generation" written by a historian Joseph J. Ellis. The extract is the first part of the second chapter called "The Dinner," the

Passionate Sage

Passionate Sage
  • Author : Joseph J. Ellis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : 0393311333
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A look at the life and work of the second U.S. president discusses Adams's mind and personality, the events that shaped his thinking, his perspective on America's prospects, and his famous disagreements. By the author of the National Book Award-winning American Sphinx. Reissue.