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The quartet: orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789

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Confederation of states -- United States -- History -- 18th century
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Politicians -- United States -- Biography
Statesmen -- United States -- Biography
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1789
title_displayThe quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789
title_fullThe Quartet Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789 / by Joseph J. Ellis
The quartet [sound recording] : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789 / Joseph J. Ellis
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Constitutional history
Federal government
History
Nonfiction
Politicians
Politics and government
Statesmen