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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 anewThe triumph of the American Revolution was neither an ideological nor political guarantee that the colonies would re Winning independence from Great Britain was only step one and probably less significant than the creation of our system of government The war had brought the colonies to a common cause but afterwards the debt was huge I was shocked to learn it was 40MM with no means to collect taxes they were voluntary by the articles of confederation Our young country didn t even consider itself a nation until 4 men took leadership Hamilton Madison Jay and reluctantly Washington Forming the United States was nearly inconceivable to the common man and far from the mind of the politicians of the day In fact most were st The Numbers Game re Winning independence from Great Britain was only step one and probably less significant than the creation of our system of government The war had brought the colonies to a common cause but afterwards the debt was huge I was shocked to learn it was 40MM with no means to collect taxes they were voluntary by the articles of confederation Our young country didn t even consider itself a nation until 4 men took leadership Hamilton Madison Jay and Tall man riding. reluctantly Washington Forming the United States was nearly inconceivable to the common man and far from the mind of the politicians of the day In fact most were st

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Linuish their independence and accept the creation of a federal government with power over their individual autonomy  The uartet 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 Gouverneur Morris It was these men who shaped the contours This might in reality be worth a third star but it s getting so many five star reviews that I had to downrate itEllis is writing primarily pablum when he s not outrightly wrongAnd he is outrightly wrong on a couple of major issues right at the startFirst while Charles Beard and his progressive historian followers may have overstated the importance of class issues whether in the American Revolution or the Constitutional Revolution even they weren t all wrong contra Ellis claims Indeed there s been a resurgence in a moderated version of Beard s thesisRelated to that Ellis presents a false dichotomy that Burning Attraction responsible some familiar such as George Washington Alexander Hamilton John Jay and James Madison and some less so such as Robert Morris and Gouverneur Morris It was these men who shaped the contours This might in The Numbers Game reality be worth a third star but it s getting so many five star Tall man riding. reviews that I had to downrate itEllis is writing primarily pablum when he s not outrightly wrongAnd he is outrightly wrong on a couple of major issues The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory right at the startFirst while Charles Beard and his progressive historian followers may have overstated the importance of class issues whether in the American Revolution or the Constitutional Revolution even they weren t all wrong contra Ellis claims Indeed there s been a The Big Golden Book of Poetry resurgence in a moderated version of Beard s thesisRelated to that Ellis presents a false dichotomy that

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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 settleme George Washington aghast at the failure of Congress to properly feed and fund his ill euipped army during the fight with the British lamented We have become a many headed monster a heterogeneous mass that never will nor can steer to the same point Loosely affiliated under the Articles of Confederation the 13 states each pursued their own agendasPulitzer winning historian Joseph J Ellis tells the story how this heterogeneous mass was made to steer to the same point Ellis reveals how four men George Washington John Jay Alexander Hamilton and James Madison conceived and promoted a new political framew The Homelanders (The Homelanders, ratifying conventions and finally drafting the Bill of Rights to assure state compliance with the constitutional settleme George Washington aghast at the failure of Congress to properly feed and fund his ill euipped army during the fight with the British lamented We have become a many headed monster a heterogeneous mass that never will nor can steer to the same point Loosely affiliated under the Articles of Confederation the 13 states each pursued their own agendasPulitzer winning historian Joseph J Ellis tells the story how this heterogeneous mass was made to steer to the same point Ellis Lila and Alex short story. X-Rated. reveals how four men George Washington John Jay Alexander Hamilton and James Madison conceived and promoted a new political framew

  • Hardcover
  • 320
  • The uartet Orchestrating the Second American Revolution 1783 1789
  • Joseph J. Ellis
  • English
  • 01 June 2019
  • 9780385353403

About the Author: Joseph J. Ellis

American Sphinx The Character of Thomas Jefferson and the Pulitzer Prize for



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  1. says:

    Disclaimer If Joseph Ellis wrote about the mating habits of sea sponges in exhaustive and nauseating detail I’d probably read it

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  3. says:

    Winning independence from Great Britain was only step one and probably less significant than the creation of our system of government The war had brought the colonies to a common cause but afterwards the debt wa

  4. says:

    Joseph Ellis' new book The uartet Orchestrating the Second American Revolution 1783 1789 examines the United States' movement from independence to nationhood following the Revolutionary War Ellis retired as Ford Foundation Professor of History at Mount Holyoke College has written many works about early American

  5. says:

    This might in reality be worth a third star but it's getting so many five star reviews that I had to downrate itEllis is writing primarily pablum when he's not outrightly wrongAnd he is outrightly wrong on a couple of major issues right at the startFirst while Charles Beard and his progressive historian followers may have overstated the importance of class issues whether in the American Revolution or the Constitutional Revolution

  6. says:

    A fascinating work on the origins of the American Constitution Ellis who has authored other excellent historical analyses contends that four p

  7. says:

    George Washington aghast at the failure of Congress to properly feed and fund his ill euipped army during the fight with the British lamented “We have become a many headed monster a heterogeneous mass that never will nor can steer to the same point” Loosely affiliated under the Articles of Confederation the

  8. says:

    The Constitution was intended less to resolve arguments than to make argument itself the solution For judicial devotees of originali

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    Yes This is my 10th Revolutionary period book I've read since the new year yeah I get on a kick sometimes and I've been enjoying it all The part

  10. says:

    In this interesting and readable book Joseph Ellis has made a valuable contribution to the explication of a period in United States history that is often overlooked and relatively poorly understood The period in uestion i

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