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Franklin & Washington : the founding partnership / Edward J. Larson.

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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 973.3092 LARSON LP (Text) 39206021556301 New Materials In process -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield L.P. 973.3092 Larson (Text) 31208912050301 new large print Checked out 04/28/2020
Spencer Co PL - Grandview Branch 973.3 LAR LgP (Text) 70741300108624 Adult NonFiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062978837
  • ISBN: 0062978837
  • Physical Description: xvii, 478 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First Harper Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 396-478).
Summary, etc.:
Theirs was a three-decade-long bond that, more than any other pairing, would forge the United States. Vastly different men, Benjamin Franklin an abolitionist freethinker from the urban north and George Washington a slave holding general from the agrarian south were the indispensable authors of American independence and the two key partners in the attempt to craft a more perfect union at the Constitutional Convention, held in Franklin's Philadelphia and presided over by Washington. Today the United States is the worlds great superpower, and yet we also wrestle with the government Franklin and Washington created more than two centuries ago the power of the executive branch, the principle of checks and balances, the electoral college as well as the wounds of their compromise over slavery. Now, as the founding institutions appear under new stress, it is time to understand their origins through a fresh lens.
Subject: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Founding Fathers of the United States > Biography.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
Statesmen > United States > Biography.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Biography.
United States > History > 1783-1815 > Biography.
Large type books.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
Statesmen > United States > Biography.
Genre: Large type books.

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