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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

Label
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
Title variation
Orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The prizewinning author of Founding Brothers and American Sphinx now gives us 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. 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"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellis, Joseph J
Dewey number
342.7302/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E303
LC item number
.E43 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Statesmen
  • Politicians
  • Confederation of states
  • Federal government
  • Constitutional history
  • United States
Label
The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789, Joseph J. Ellis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This is a Borzoi book"--title page verso
  • "This is a Borzoi book."
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xx, 290 pages
Isbn
9780385353403
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2014034503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789, Joseph J. Ellis
Publication
Note
  • "This is a Borzoi book"--title page verso
  • "This is a Borzoi book."
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xx, 290 pages
Isbn
9780385353403
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2014034503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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