America's Second Revolution

America's Second Revolution

How George Washington Defeated Patrick Henry and Saved the Nation

Book - 2007
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Every American Interested in understanding the American character and the American past should read this book. There are vivid history lessons on almost every page. The constitution becomes not merely a brilliant blueprint for governance. It is-and was-also the only alternative to chaos. - Thomas Fleming, author of The Perils of Peace

Acclaim for The Unexpected George Washington.

It's hard to imagine George Washington as playful, tender, or funny. But Harlow Unger searches to find these seldom-seen aspects of the private man, and the result is a fare more complete and believable founding father."" - James C. Rees, Executive Director, Historic Mount Vernon

""An intimate view of the American hero who managed to follow his ambitions to great power without being disdained for them."" - Publishers Weekly

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2007.
ISBN: 9780470107515
Call Number: 973.318 UNGER
Characteristics: xvi, 269 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
Subjects: Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799.
United States. Constitutional Convention (1787)
United States.
Constitutional history -- United States.
Federal government -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- History -- Confederation, 1783-1789.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1789.
Alternative Title: America's second revolution


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