American Aurora: A Democratic-Republican Returns / Edition 1

American Aurora: A Democratic-Republican Returns / Edition 1

by Richard N. Rosenfeld, William Duane
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312194374

ISBN-13: 9780312194376

Pub. Date: 09/15/1998

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

200 Years ago a Philadelphia newspaper claimed George Washington wasn't the "father of his country." It claimed John Adams really wanted to be king. Its editors were arrested by the federal government. One editor died awaiting trial.

The story of this newspaper is the story of America.

In this monumental story of two newspaper editors whom Presidents Washington

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Overview

200 Years ago a Philadelphia newspaper claimed George Washington wasn't the "father of his country." It claimed John Adams really wanted to be king. Its editors were arrested by the federal government. One editor died awaiting trial.

The story of this newspaper is the story of America.

In this monumental story of two newspaper editors whom Presidents Washington and Adams sought to jail for sedition, American Aurora offers a new and heretical vision of this nation's beginnings, from the vantage point of those who fought in the American Revolution to create a democracy—and lost.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312194376
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
09/15/1998
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
1012
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.14(h) x 2.21(d)

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