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Linuish their independence and accept the creation of a federal government with power over their individual autonomy  The uartet is the story of this second American founding and of the men responsible some familiar such as George Washington Alexander Hamilton John Jay and James Madison and some less so such as Robert Morris and Gouverneur Morris It was these men who shaped the contours. Joseph Ellis new book The uartet Orchestrating the Second American Revolution 1783 1789 examines the United States movement from independence to natio

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The prizewinning author of  Founding Brothers  and   American Sphinx  now gives us the unexpected story brilliantly told of why the thirteen colonies having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power would decide to subordinate themselves anewThe triumph of the American Revolution was neither an ideological nor political guarantee that the colonies would re. Winning independence from Great Britain was only step one and probably less significant than the creation of our system of government The war had brough

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Of American history by diagnosing the systemic dysfunctions created by the Articles of Confederation manipulating the political process to force a calling of the Constitutional Convention conspiring to set the agenda in Philadelphia orchestrating the debate in the state ratifying conventions and finally drafting the Bill of Rights to assure state compliance with the constitutional settleme. The Constitution was intended less to resolve arguments than to make argument itself the solution For judicial devotees of originalism or original inten


10 thoughts on “The uartet Orchestrating the Second American Revolution 1783 1789

  1. says:

    Disclaimer If Joseph Ellis wrote about the mating habits of sea sponges in exhaustive and nauseating detail I’d probably read it And give it at least 4 stars When he’s writing about the Revolutionary War? I generally need a change of undergarments Ellis is freaking amazingI have a rather significant fascination editor’s note really it’s a weird Single White Female style obsession with the Revolutionary War When I was a k

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    ME contemplates retail therapy of buying The uartet Orchestrating the Second American Revolution 1783 1789 for only 299 o

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    Winning independence from Great Britain was only step one and probably less significant than the creation of our system of government The war had brought the colonies to a common cause but afterwards the debt was huge I was shocked to

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    Joseph Ellis' new book The uartet Orchestrating the Second American Revolution 1783 1789 examines the United States' movement from independence to nationhood following the Revolutionary War Ellis retired as Ford Foundation Professor of History at Mount Holyoke College has written many works about early American history and has received both

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    This might in reality be worth a third star but it's getting so many five star reviews that I had to downrate itEllis is writing primarily pablu

  6. says:

    A fascinating work on the origins of the American Constitution Ellis who has authored other excellent historical analyses contends that four people are critical to understanding why we have a the Constitution that

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    George Washington aghast at the failure of Congress to properly feed and fund his ill euipped army during the fight with the British lamented “We have become a many headed monster a heterogeneous mass that never will nor can steer to the same point” Loosely affiliated under the Articles of Confederation the 13 states each pursued their own agendasPulitzer winning historian Joseph J Ellis tells the story ho

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    The Constitution was intended less to resolve arguments than to make argument itself the solution For judicial devotees of originalism

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    Yes This is my 10th Revolutionary period book I've read since the new year yeah I get on a kick sometimes and I've been enjoying it all The part I have found most fascinating through it all is the actual creation of the government The sittin

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    In this interesting and readable book Joseph Ellis has made a valuable contribution to the explication of a period in United States history that is often overlooked and relatively poorly understood The period in uestion is the 1780’s that time between the acceptance of the Articles of Confederation and the final approval of the US Constitution a time when the lack of effectiveness of the former was increasingly apparent and d