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Jefferson's America, 1760 1815

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A captivating and lucid narrative of America's revolutionary generation, Jefferson's America takes the reader from the earliest rumblings of colonial dissent, through the crises of revolution and nation-making, to the heroic drama of the War of 1812. Risjord deftly weaves together strands of biography and social history with military and political history to depict the ric ...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published March 20th 2002 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published October 1st 1991)
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Nov 15, 2012 Lina rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Dear Founding Fathers,

You guys had no idea what you were doing. Like, at all. Yet, here we are 200+ years standing still following a document that, when you look at it, goes against everything you actually fought for in the Revolutionary War. Gotta love it.

Thank You,

A Citizen of These United States


Jefferson, why you such an enigma?
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AKA Norman Kurt Risjord;
University: BA, College of William and Mary (1953)
University: PhD, University of Virginia (1960)
Professor: History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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