The Virginia dynasty : four presidents and the creation of the American nation / Lynne Cheney
Book | Viking | 2020
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437 pages ; 25 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-422) and index.
Contents
Prologue -- The warriors: from triumph to catastrophe -- River crossing: victory hard won -- The intellectuals: poetry and prose -- Untrodden ground: a nation wholly new -- Schism: breaking the bonds of attachment -- Interregnum: the President from Braintree -- The spirit of '76: the Virginians return -- Securing independence: war under the Constitution -- Dynasty's end: gathering storm clouds -- Epilogue.
Summary
A group portrait of America's first four presidents from Virginia focuses on a series of key historical episodes that illustrate how the myriad leadership roles of Washington, Jefferson, Madison and Monroe promoted transcendental, if contradictory, national views about freedom and equality.
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9781101980040 (hardcover)
1101980044 (hardcover)
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