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  1. says:

    While reading the first part of this book I wished Aaron Burr had shot me

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    This book was the first book that ever made me cry because it was too hard to read pleasurably I felt like the author took stories we all already know about and locked himself in a dark room with a thesaurus and babelfish and used the LOLZCATZ approach to writing only in historese I frustra cried it was that bad I felt double bad a

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    You would figure that the history of America’s “Revolutionary Era” would be milked dry by now and the stories of its players a stale drama This book represents the effort of a professional historian to forge new insights by looking collectively at the so called Founding Fathers stretching a metaphor for their alliances and conflicts as being emblematic of the very checks and balances that they built into the Constitution in 1787 Thro

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    And so while Hamilton and his followers could claim that the compromise permitted the core features of his financial plan to win approval which in turn meant the institutionalization of fiscal reforms with centralizing implications that would prove very difficult to dislodge the permanent residence of the capital on the Potomac institutionalized political values designed to carry the nation in a fundamentally different directionThis is a s

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    What an exciting book Ellis conducts you right into the political chaos of the early republic when the revolutionary fraternity was splintering in feuds faction and duels which are preferable to purges terrors and nights of long knives The very idea of a legitimate opposition did not yet exist in the political culture of t

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    Ellis gives us six insightful vignettes of leaders of the early American Republic The author reminds us that the founders did not know whether their creation would last They did know that it was historic that it was fragile and that it was a bo

  7. says:

    Ellis doesn't write bad history and this effort is no exception An effort that illuminates the real men that our founders were

  8. says:

    I picked this up in high school trying to impress myself with how learned I could be I really wasn't prepared for how much I enjoyed this book I didn't think I was going to read than a bit of it Instead I read it cover to cover and did it in

  9. says:

    Founding Brothers Joseph Ellis' Pulitzer Prize for History from 2001 is an amazing read I remember learning about the American Revolutionary War in high school and finding it and most of American history pretty boring I pr

  10. says:

    I think giving this book five stars actually does a disservice to the author It deserves 20 Joesph Ellis' work Founding Brothers The Revolution

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In retrospect it seems as if the American The Revolutionary Kindle #214 Revolution was inevitable But was it In Founding Brothers Joseph J Ellis reveals that many of those truths we hold to be self evident were actually fiercely contested in the early days of the republic Ellis focuses on six crucial moments in the life of the new nation including a secret dinner at which the seat of the nation's capital was determined in exchange for support of Hamilton's Founding Brothers PDF financial plan Washington's precedent setting. This book was the first book that ever made me cry because it was too hard to read pleasurably I felt like the author took stories we all already know about and locked himself in a dark room with a thesaurus and babelfish and used the LOLZCATZ approach to writing only in historese I frustra cried it was that bad I felt double bad about this book because I had bought it for my dad earlier in the year as a birthday gift and when it was on the reuired reading list of my American History course I felt special because it was like ooooh book club with dad then I felt like a loser because this tiny book that won a freaking National Book Award for nonfiction in 1997 was the b

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Founding Brothers The Revolutionary Generation

The building of American nationhood and hold the Constitution most dear Throughout the text Ellis explains the personal face to face nature of early American politics and notes that the members of the revolutionary generation were conscious of the fact that they were establishing precedents on which future generations would rely In Founding Brothers Ellis whose American Sphinx won the National Book Award for nonfiction in has written an elegant and engaging narrative sure to become a classic Highly recommended Sunny Delane. Ellis doesn t write bad history and this effort is no exception An effort that illuminates the real men that our founders were

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Farewell Address and the Hamilton and Burr duel Most interesting perhaps is the debate still dividing scholars today over the meaning of the Revolution In a fascinating chapter on the renewed friendship between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson at the end of their lives Ellis points out the fundamental differences between the Republicans who saw the Revolution as a liberating act and hold the Declaration of Independence most sacred and the Federalists Brothers The Revolutionary PDFEPUB #230 who saw the revolution as a step in. And so while Hamilton and his followers could claim that the compromise permitted the core features of his financial plan to win approval which in turn meant the institutionalization of fiscal reforms with centralizing implications that would prove very difficult to dislodge the permanent residence of the capital on the Potomac institutionalized political values designed to carry the nation in a fundamentally different directionThis is a sentence found on page 80 of Joseph J Ellis s Founding Brothers The Revolutionary GenerationPersonally I don t understand this sentence at all when I read it once so lets dissect this sentence shall weFirst phraseAnd so while Hamilton