History - United States - Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)

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The U.S. Constitution and Other Key A...

The American Founding Fathers

The U.S. Constitution and Other Key American Writings is part of the Word Cloud Classics series and a collection of the crucial documents that established the United States. In addition to the Constitution, readers can study supplemen...

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Published: Jul 2015

State of Revolution: My Seven-and-a-H...

Al Frazza

Part Memoir. Part History. Part Travelogue. Part Love Letter to the State of New Jersey. On a late summer day in 2009, Al Frazza began a journey of exploration. His goal - to visit, research, and photograph hundreds of NJ Revoluti...

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Published: Feb 2022

"Most Blessed of the Patriarchs": Tho...

Annette Gordon-Reed

"An important book…[R]ichly rewarding. It is full of fascinating insights about Jefferson." ―Gordon S. Wood, New York Review of BooksHailed by critics and embraced by readers, "Most Blessed of the Patriarchs" i...

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Published: Apr 2017

A Single Blow: The Battles of Lexingt...

Phillip S. Greenwalt

“I have now nothing to trouble your Lordship with, but an affair that happened on the 19th instant . . .”General Thomas Gage penned the above line to his superiors in London, casually summing up the shots fired at Lexington and Co...

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Published: Sep 2017

The Patriots: Alexander Hamilton, Tho...

Winston Groom

Now in paperback! In this gripping narrative, Winston Groom brings his signature storytelling panache to the intricately crafted tale of three of our nation’s most fascinating founding fathers—Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Je...

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Published: May 2023

The Essential Hamilton: Letters & Oth...

Alexander Hamilton

America's most controversial founder—in his own wordsA brash immigrant who rose to become George Washington's right-hand man. A fierce partisan whose nationalist vision made him Thomas Jefferson's bitter rival. An unfaithful husban...

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Published: May 2017

John Adams: A Captivating Guide to an...

Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating life of John Adams, then keep reading...John Adams once wrote, “People and nations are forged in the fires of adversity.” That was very much Adams’ experience. Although he was often malign...

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Published: Jun 2019

Declaration: The Nine Tumultuous Week...

William Hogeland

This is the rambunctious story of how America came to declare independence in Philadelphia in 1776. As late as that May, the Continental Congress had no plans to break away from England. Troops under General George Washington had been...

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Published: Jul 2011

Scars of Independence: America's Viol...

Holger Hoock

A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICEA magisterial new work that rewrites the story of America's foundingThe American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble ...

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Published: May 2018

Unsolved Mysteries of the Old West

W. C. Jameson

Two subjects continue to fascinate people—the Old West and a good mystery. This book explores and examines twenty-one of the Old West's most baffling mysteries, which lure the curious and beg for investigation even though their solu...

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Published: Mar 2013

Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists ...

Maya Jasanoff

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNERThis groundbreaking book offers the first global history of the loyalist exodus to Canada, the Caribbean, Sierra Leone, India, and beyond.At the end of the American Revolution, sixty thousand A...

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Published: Feb 2012

American Revolution Inspiring Stories...

Ennis Jemmy

First, this book does not contain any content about torture and distortion stories, kidnapping, burning, or any negative events that had a relationship with killing; it's just for children who are dreamers and who want to benefit from...

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Published: Mar 2023

George Washington's Secret Six: The S...

Brian Kilmeade

"As a Long Islander endlessly fascinated by events that happened in a place I call home, I hope with this book to give the secret six the credit they didn't get in life. The Culper spies represent all the patriotic Americans ...

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Published: Oct 2014

The Return of George Washington: 1783...

Edward Larson

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edward J. Larson recovers a crucially important—yet almost always overlooked—chapter of George Washington's life, revealing how Washington saved the United States by coming out of retirement to lea...

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Published: Jul 2015

Written Out of History: The Forgotten...

Mike Lee

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Some of America's most important founders have been erased from our history books. In the fight to restore the true meaning of the Constitution, their stories must be told.     In the earliest days of o...

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Published: May 2018

Victory or Death: The Battles of Tren...

Mark Maloy

December 1776: Just six months after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, George Washington and the new American Army sit on the verge of utter destruction by the banks of the Delaware River. The despondent and demoralized ...

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Published: Sep 2017

Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental ...

Tim McGrath

"A meticulous, adrenaline-filled account of the earliest days of the Continental Navy."—New York Times Bestselling Author Laurence BergreenAmerica in 1775 was on the verge of revolution—or, more likely, disastrous defeat...

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Published: Jul 2015

The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot...

Brad Meltzer

Taking place during the most critical period of our nation's birth, The First Conspiracy tells a remarkable and previously untold piece of American history that not only reveals George Washington's character, but also illuminates the ...

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Published: Jan 2020

The Birth of the Republic, 1763-89, F...

Edmund S. Morgan

In The Birth of the Republic, 1763–89, Edmund S. Morgan shows how the challenge of British taxation started Americans on a search for constitutional principles to protect their freedom, and eventually led to the Revolution. By demon...

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Published: Dec 2012

1774: The Long Year of Revolution

Mary Beth Norton

From one of our most acclaimed and original colonial historians, a groundbreaking book—the first to look at the critical "long year" of 1774 and the revolutionary change that took place from December 1773 to mid-April 1...

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Published: Feb 2021

Common Sense (Chump Change Edition)

Thomas Paine

Unabridged version ofCommon Sense, offered for chump change. This book, through passionate argument, established the separate American identity, tipping sentiment for the American cause.Paine was outlawed in Britain and escaped execut...

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Published: Apr 2017

In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of...

Nathaniel Philbrick

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Nathaniel Philbrick is a masterly storyteller. Here he seeks to elevate the naval battles between the French and British to a central place in the history of the American Revolution. He succeeds, marvel...

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Published: Jun 2019

Travels with George: In Search of Was...

Nathaniel Philbrick

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Travels with George . . . is quintessential Philbrick—a lively, courageous, and masterful achievement.”—The Boston Globe   Does George Washington still matter? Bestselling a...

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Published: May 2022

1775: A Good Year for Revolution

Kevin Phillips

A groundbreaking account of the American Revolution-from the bestselling author of American Dynasty In this major new work, iconoclastic historian and political chronicler Kevin Phillips upends the conventional reading of the American...

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Published: Sep 2013

American Treasures: The Secret Effort...

Stephen Puleo

A Boston Globe BestsellerOn December 26, 1941, Secret Service agent Harry E. Neal stood on a platform at Washington's Union Station watching a train chug off into the dark and feeling at once relieved and inexorably anxious. These wer...

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Published: Sep 2017

Revolutionary Founders: Rebels, Radic...

Ray Raphael

In twenty-two original essays, leading historians reveal the radical impulses at the founding of the American Republic. Here is a fresh, new reading of the American Revolution that gives voice and recognition to a generation of radica...

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Published: Mar 2012

The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker...

Marcus Rediker

The little-known story of an eighteenth-century Quaker dwarf who fiercely attacked slavery and imagined a new, more humane way of lifeIn The Fearless Benjamin Lay, renowned historian Marcus Rediker chronicles the transatlantic life an...

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Published: Sep 2018

America's Counter-Revolution: The Con...

Sheldon Richman

This book challenges the assumption that the Constitution was a landmark in the struggle for liberty. Instead, Sheldon Richman argues, it was the product of a counter-revolution, a setback for the radicalism represented by America's b...

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Published: Apr 2016

West of the Revolution: An Uncommon H...

Claudio Saunt

This panoramic account of 1776 chronicles the other revolutions unfolding that year across North America, far beyond the British colonies. In this unique history of 1776, Claudio Saunt looks beyond the familiar story of the thirteen c...

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Published: Jul 2015

The Jefferson Rule: How the Founding ...

David Sehat

In The Jefferson Rule, historian David Sehat describes how everyone from liberals to conservatives, secessionists to unionists have sought out the Founding Fathers to defend their policies.Beginning with the debate between Thomas Jeff...

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Published: May 2016
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