America's Second Revolution: How George Washington Defeated Patrick Henry and Saved the Nation

America's Second Revolution: How George Washington Defeated Patrick Henry and Saved the Nation

by Harlow Giles Unger

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470107515
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/28/2007
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.52(h) x 1.01(d)

About the Author

Harlow Giles Unger is author of the award-winning Lafayette (Wiley 2002), John Hancock (2000), Noah Webster (Wiley, 1998), The French War Against America (Wiley, 2005) and The Unexpected George Washington (Wiley, 2006).  A veteran journalist, he was foreign news editor at The New York Herald Tribune and foreign correspondent for The Times and Sunday Times (London).  He is also author of several books on education.  He lives in New York City.

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Acknowledgments.

Chronology.

Introduction.

1 Victory’s Bitter Fruits.

2 The Great Debate.

3 The Great Compromise.

4 "The Seeds of Civil Discord".

5 The Road to Ratification.

6 "Unite or Die".

7 "Words to My Brother Ploughjoggers".

8 "A Fig and a Fiddle-stick’s End".

9 The Language of Secession.

10 On the Wings of the Tempest.

11 Birth of a Nation.

12 One Nation, Divisible . . .

Appendix A Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention.

The Constitution of the United States.

Resolution of the Convention.

Letter of the Convention to Congress.

Appendix B Signers of the Constitution.

Appendix C The Bill of Rights.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Credits.

Index.

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