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The politically incorrect guide® to the Founding Fathers / Brion T. McClanahan.

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Jay County Public Library - Portland 973.3092 M164 (Text) 76383000385321 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Perry County Bookmobile B973 MCC (Text) 70621000549722 BKM-Adult NonFiction Checked out 11/07/2016

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  • ISBN: 9781596980921
  • ISBN: 1596980923
  • Physical Description: xiii, 354 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub. ; c2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Myths, realities, and the issues of the founding generation. The myths -- A conservative revolution -- The issues -- The men. The big six. George Washington -- Thomas jefferson -- John Adams -- James Madison -- Alexander Hamilton -- Benjamin Franklin -- The forgotten founders. Samuel Adams -- Charles Carroll of Carrollton -- George Clinton -- John Dickinson -- Elbridge Gerry -- John Hancock -- Patrick Henry -- Richard Henry Lee -- Nathaniel Macon -- Francis Marion -- John Marshall -- George Mason -- Roger Sherman -- John Taylor of Caroline -- What the founding fathers would do.
Summary, etc.: A Southern historian challenges traditional interpretations of the Founding Fathers. "You think you know about the Founding Fathers, but did you know : The Founders were right-wingers by today's standards --- for gun rights, limited government, and religion in public life ; The Founders waged a War of Independence, not a revolution ; Is America a democracy? The Founders regarded the very idea of democratic government with scorn ; 'A nation of immigrants'? Most of the Founders were third- or fourth- generation Americans, not recent arrivals ; The Founders believed in States' rights, including the right to secede from the Union" --Cover, p1.
Subject: Founding Fathers of the United States > Biography.
Statesmen > United States > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1775-1783.
United States > Politics and government > 1783-1809.

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