Revolution & Founding
epub |eng | 2017-05-29 | Author:Daniel Mark Epstein

This letter must have put the fear of God in Joseph Galloway and his friend the governor of New Jersey, arriving when it did, only days before the carnage at ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding June 4,2017 )
epub |eng | | Author:David Bonk

McKonkey’s Ferry Inn provided some shelter for officers of the American Army as they began to cross the Delaware. Local tradition suggests that Washington and his staff ate dinner at ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding April 27,2017 )
epub |eng | | Author:John A. Nagy

Eleven DECEPTION BATTLE PLAN: THE OBJECTIVE At the beginning of 1781 the war was not going well for the Americans. In the south, Charles Town (now known as Charleston), South ...
( Category: American Revolution December 11,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-03-07 | Author:Stephen D. Solomon

8 The Planter After spending the summer of 1787 in Philadelphia, where he had presided over the drafting of the new Constitution, George Washington left for his estate at Mount ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding November 29,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Fergus M. Bordewich

CHAPTER 16 A Southern Position I feel ashamed of the body to which I belong. —Benjamin Goodhue, June 1790 By June, the Pennsylvanians were losing their once-smug self-confidence, having realized ...
( Category: Legislative Branch August 8,2016 )
epub |eng | 2013-12-31 | Author:Sydney George Fisher

In a letter to Lord Karnes which has been often quoted he explained at length, and for the most part in very technical language, the reasons for the superiority of ...
( Category: Colonial Period April 26,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Michael M. Greenburg

Chapter 10 Outrage and Allegations GEORGE LITTLE could not believe his eyes. Hours earlier, he had brazenly scolded Commodore Dudley Saltonstall on the deck of the Warren, pressing him to ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding April 23,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:David Sehat

CHAPTER SIX The Montage Effect In the sweltering August of 1963, Washington, D.C., braced for an epic riot. Plans were for hundreds of thousands of black protesters to descend on ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding April 17,2016 )
epub |eng | 2007-04-09 | Author:James R. Gaines

All through 1788, in each of the thirteen states, Americans debated the strengths and weaknesses of their new Constitution, whose agenda was in some ways identical to the one emerging ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding April 10,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-04-07 | Author:Margaret A. Oppenheimer

In the meantime her tussle with Stephen’s relatives went on. Thanks to continued stalling on her part, including an unsuccessful appeal of the decision that barred her from discharging the ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding April 8,2016 )
epub |eng | 2013-06-04 | Author:Paul Collins [Collins, Paul]

AARON BURR WAS NOT IMPRESSED BY THE CASE AGAINST HIS client. “Gentlemen of the jury,” he began, as he arose and solemnly paced the packed courtroom. “I know the unexampled ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding March 15,2016 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2015-11-20 | Author:Conrad Jones

CHAPTER 27 Antonia Barrat groaned internally as they drove through the gates of Canning Place. It was a daunting thought that once they had her inside that soulless building she ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding February 15,2016 )
epub, mobi |eng | 1996-01-01 | Author:Matthew Spalding & Patrick J. Garrity & Daniel J. Boorstin [Spalding, Matthew & Garrity, Patrick J. & Boorstin, Daniel J.]

Mather’s work became a survey of diseases. One of the proposals for its printing called it “An Essay upon the Common Maladies of Mankind: offering, first, The Sentiments of Piety, ...
( Category: Leadership January 9,2016 )
epub |eng | 2012-02-06 | Author:Joseph Cummins [Cummins, Joseph]

2nd — RESOLVED, that no duty or taxes can constitutionally be opposed on us, but by our own consent given personally, or by our own representatives. 3rd — RESOLVED, that ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding January 8,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-03-16 | Author:David S. Heidler,Jeanne T. Heidler [Heidler, David S.]

Newspaper and pamphlet attacks had stepped up over the summer of 1792. Because Hamilton and Jefferson believed the other responsible for starting the public phase of the conflict, each thought ...
( Category: Revolution & Founding November 29,2015 )