Coverart for item
The Resource The quartet : Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789/, Joseph J Ellis, (electronic resource)

The quartet : Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789/, Joseph J Ellis, (electronic resource)

Label
The quartet : Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789/
Title
The quartet
Title remainder
Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789/
Statement of responsibility
Joseph J Ellis
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
From Pulitzer Prize--winning American historian Joseph J. Ellis, 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. We all know the famous opening phrase of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this Continent a new Nation." The truth is different. In 1776, thirteen American colonies declared themselves independent states that only temporarily joined forces in order to defeat the British. Once victorious, they planned to go their separate ways. The triumph of the American Revolution was neither an ideological nor a political guarantee that the colonies would relinquish their independence and accept the creation of a federal government with power over their autonomy as states. The Quartet is the story of this second American founding and of the men most responsible--George Washington,..
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellis, Joseph J
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The quartet : Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789/, Joseph J Ellis, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
not applicable
Extent
1 downloadable ebook
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385353410
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ODN0002020390
Label
The quartet : Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789/, Joseph J Ellis, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
not applicable
Extent
1 downloadable ebook
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385353410
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ODN0002020390

Library Locations

Processing Feedback ...