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

The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789, by 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
by Joseph J. Ellis
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Language
eng
Summary
"The prizewinning author of Founding Brothers and American Sphinx now gives us the unexpected story--brilliantly told--of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. 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 Governeur 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
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contains biographical information
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Ellis, Joseph J
Dewey number
342.7302/9
Index
index present
LC call number
E303
LC item number
.E43 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Statesmen
  • Politicians
  • Confederation of states
  • Federal government
  • Constitutional history
  • Biography
  • United States
  • Electronic books
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, by Joseph J. Ellis
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Note
"A Borzoi book"--Title page verso
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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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 -- Unfinished Business -- Appendices
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First edition.
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1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
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9780385353410
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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not applicable
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remote
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EEB1F60D-8395-4DB5-B220-F5BEAA22499F
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  • (OCoLC)906030761
  • (OCoLC)ocn906030761
Label
The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789, by Joseph J. Ellis
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http://digitalmedia.forsythpl.org/1093E8AD-0CEC-4B9B-A56F-D8AE3348AB3F/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=EEB1F60D-8395-4DB5-B220-F5BEAA22499F
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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 -- Unfinished Business -- Appendices
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385353410
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
EEB1F60D-8395-4DB5-B220-F5BEAA22499F
System control number
  • (OCoLC)906030761
  • (OCoLC)ocn906030761
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