Young patriots : the remarkable story of two men, their impossible plan, and the revolution that created the Constitution / Charles Cerami.
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- ISBN: 1402202350 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 9781402202353
- ISBN: 9781402202360 (pbk)
- ISBN: 1402202369 (pbk)
- Physical Description: xii, 354 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, 
- Copyright: ©2005
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages -348) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Author to reader -- Acknowledgments -- Less than a nation -- Young hopefuls -- Matter of class -- Rebellion pays off -- States in disarray -- Springtime in Philadelphia -- Washington's way -- Welcome arrivals -- Striking start -- Small states strike back -- Wave of confidence -- Hamilton stuns the meeting -- Great man's support -- Exciting associates -- Presidential questions -- Distaste for finance -- Courts and compromises -- Signed but not sealed -- Jefferson reacts -- Rejecting Europe's ways -- Formidable opposition -- Narrowest of victories -- "Long live George Washington" -- Truth about Rhode Island -- First fruits -- Epilogue: A new place in world history -- Constitution of the United States -- Source notes -- Index.
|Summary, etc.:|| A history of the making of the Constitution focuses on Madison and Hamilton's dynamic leadership contributions to the effort to construct a national government. America's great underdog story from New York Times bestselling author Charles Cerami. Seven years after the revolution, America was in crisis. The government didn't work, but the citizens didn't care-or were in a state of rebellion. Then two unknown men, Hamilton and Madison (unknown especially compared to the revered Founding Fathers), envisioned a plan that no one else thought could happen: a truly United States. Against all odds, these men maneuvered and strategized to get the right men to agree on the right ideas. The result: the most brilliant political document ever and a powerful United States.
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