The quartet: orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789
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Published:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
xx, 290 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780804172486, 9780385353403, 0385353405, 0385353405, 9780385353403

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"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"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Ellis, J. J. (2015). The quartet: orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789. First edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ellis, Joseph J. 2015. The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ellis, Joseph J, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.

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Ellis, Joseph J. The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789. First edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. Print.

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