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📒1776 ✍ David McCullough
✏1776 Book Summary : America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain to undertake a war against her rebellious colonial subjects and that placed America’s survival in the hands of George Washington. In this masterful book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence—when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper. Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, 1776 is a powerful drama written with extraordinary narrative vitality. It is the story of Americans in the ranks, men of every shape, size, and color, farmers, schoolteachers, shoemakers, no-accounts, and mere boys turned soldiers. And it is the story of the King’s men, the British commander, William Howe, and his highly disciplined redcoats who looked on their rebel foes with contempt and fought with a valor too little known. Written as a companion work to his celebrated biography of John Adams, David McCullough’s 1776 is another landmark in the literature of American history.
📒The Churching Of America 1776 2005 ✍ Professor of Sociology Roger Finke
✏The Churching of America 1776 2005 Book Summary : This edition offers research, statistics and stories that document-increased participation in religious groups in the US in the 21st century. New chapters chart the development of African American churches from the early 19th century and the ethnic religious communities of recent immigrants.
📒British And Public Policy 1776 1939 ✍ S. G. Checkland
✏British and Public Policy 1776 1939 Book Summary : The evolution of British public policy through the industrial revolution, the Victorian age and the inter-war years to 1939 is an essential element of British history. It is also a necessary preliminary to the understanding of today's policy choices as they confront governments. It has not previously been viewed as a totality, embodying the economic aspects, both macro and micro, together with social and welfare provision and the patterns of ideas affecting both. Sydney Checkland's treatment, first published in 1983, embraces all these aspects, and is set within the changing configuration of class and politics as the franchise extended. As successive governments responded to these challenges they sought to improve the operation of the market economy and to ease the social pressures that it generated. They had to find an acceptable level of consent to what they were doing; this often involved limiting the choices of individuals and of groups. Of the latter, in large-scale business the trade unions were an increasing problem. Reciprocally these interests tried both to limit the actions of governments as these affected themselves and, indeed, to influence the general course of policy. Account is taken of the fact that Britain was not one nation, but four, each with its perspective and aspirations. The pattern increases in complexity with the passage of time, so that the discussion of the First World War and the troubled decades of the twenties and thirties comprise the largest section of the book.
📒If You Were There In 1776 ✍ Barbara Brenner
✏If You Were There in 1776 Book Summary : Period prints and drawings highlight a fascinating look back at what life was like in colonial America in 1776, exploring the ways in which children lived on a New England farm, a southern plantation, and on the frontier.
📒Tracts Of The American Revolution 1763 1776 ✍ Merrill Jensen
✏Tracts of the American Revolution 1763 1776 Book Summary : "Students of American history and political thought will find here rich documentation of the colonist's grievances against Britain, their rhetoric, and the development of the political thought that led to the Declaration of Independence. A student-oriented Introduction presents a capsule history of the events of the period and an analysis of the context of each tract." -- Back cover.
📒Constitutional Development In The South Atlantic States 1776 1860 ✍ Fletcher Melvin Green
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📒U S Capitalist Development Since 1776 ✍ Douglas Fitzgerald Dowd
✏U S Capitalist Development Since 1776 Book Summary : We'll All Go Together When We Go
📒The Virginia Convention Of 1776 ✍ Hugh Grigsby
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📒United States Jewry 1776 1985 ✍ Jacob Rader Marcus
✏United States Jewry 1776 1985 Book Summary : This volume covers the period from 1860 to 1920, beginning with the Jews, slavery, and the Civil War, and concluding with the rise of Reform Judaism as well as the increasing spirit of secularisation that characterised Jewry before it was confronted by the rising tide of American anti-Semitism.
📒America And The Law Of Nations 1776 1939 ✍ Mark W. Janis
✏America and the Law of Nations 1776 1939 Book Summary : The American Tradition of International Law 1776-1939 is a unique exploration of the ways in which Americans have perceived, applied, advanced, and frustrated international law. It demonstrates the varieties and continuities of America's approaches to international law. The book begins with the important role the law of nations played for founders like Jefferson and Madison in framing the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. It then discusses the intellectual contributions tointernational law made by leaders in the New Republic -Kent and Wheaton- and the place of international law in the 19th century judgments of Marshall, Story, and Taney. The book goes on to examine the contributions of American utopians -Dodge, Worcester, Ladd, Burritt, and Carnegie- to the establishment of the League of Nations, the World Court, the International Law Association and the American Society of International Law. It finishes with an analysis of the wavering support to international law given by Woodrow Wilson and the emergence of a new American isolationism following the disappointment of World War I. For anyone who hopes to understand the important place of international law in America and the complex role of America in the development of international law, The American Tradition of International Law 1776-1939 is a crucial read.