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Product Description: Born in 1755 on a small Caribbean island to unmarried parents, Alexander Hamilton did not enjoy the privileges of wealth or heredity by which so many of his contemporaries advanced to the highest levels of power. Yet Hamilton's natural ability and ambition earned him prevailing influence in the American Revolution and the government created thereafter, eventually securing his place in the pantheon of America's founders...read more

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9780870208034 | Wisconsin Historical Society, December 1, 2016, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Born in 1755 on a small Caribbean island to unmarried parents, Alexander Hamilton did not enjoy the privileges of wealth or heredity by which so many of his contemporaries advanced to the highest levels of power.

Product Description: The elegant prose of America’s Revolutionary generation is found in this series of chapbook biographies by US Constitution historian John P. Kaminski, who adds dimension to the historic dramas of revolution and nation-making. Unlike traditional biographies, these chapbooks emphasize the character, mannerisms, and physical appearance of the subjects as they were known to their contemporaries...read more

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9781893311657 | Wisconsin Historical Society, September 1, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The elegant prose of America’s Revolutionary generation is found in this series of chapbook biographies by US Constitution historian John P.

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Product Description: The elegant prose of America’s Revolutionary generation is found in this series of chapbook biographies by US Constitution historian John P. Kaminski, who adds dimension to the historic dramas of revolution and nation-making. Unlike traditional biographies, these chapbooks emphasize the character, mannerisms, and physical appearance of the subjects as they were known to their contemporaries...read more

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9781893311848 | Wisconsin Historical Society, September 1, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The elegant prose of America’s Revolutionary generation is found in this series of chapbook biographies by US Constitution historian John P.

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Product Description: The elegant prose of America’s Revolutionary generation is found in this series of chapbook biographies by US Constitution historian John P. Kaminski, who adds dimension to the historic dramas of revolution and nation-making. Unlike traditional biographies, these chapbooks emphasize the character, mannerisms, and physical appearance of the subjects as they were known to their contemporaries...read more

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9781893311930 | Wisconsin Historical Society, September 1, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The elegant prose of America’s Revolutionary generation is found in this series of chapbook biographies by US Constitution historian John P.

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Product Description: The elegant prose of America’s Revolutionary generation is found in this series of chapbook biographies by US Constitution historian John P. Kaminski, who adds dimension to the historic dramas of revolution and nation-making. Unlike traditional biographies, these chapbooks emphasize the character, mannerisms, and physical appearance of the subjects as they were known to their contemporaries...read more

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9781893311596 | Wisconsin Historical Society, September 1, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The elegant prose of America’s Revolutionary generation is found in this series of chapbook biographies by US Constitution historian John P.

Product Description: The elegant prose of America’s Revolutionary generation is found in this series of chapbook biographies by US Constitution historian John P. Kaminski, who adds dimension to the historic dramas of revolution and nation-making. Unlike traditional biographies, these chapbooks emphasize the character, mannerisms, and physical appearance of the subjects as they were known to their contemporaries...read more

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9781893311992 | 2 edition (Wisconsin Historical Society, September 1, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The elegant prose of America’s Revolutionary generation is found in this series of chapbook biographies by US Constitution historian John P.

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Product Description: This is the first of two volumes documenting Maryland’s public and private debates about the Constitution. This documentary series is a research tool of remarkable power, an unrivaled reference work for historical and legal scholars, librarians, and students of the Constitution...read more

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9780870206863 | Wisconsin Historical Society, March 15, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This is the first of two volumes documenting Maryland’s public and private debates about the Constitution.

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Product Description: This is the first of two volumes documenting Maryland’s public and private debates about the Constitution. This documentary series is a research tool of remarkable power, an unrivaled reference work for historical and legal scholars, librarians, and students of the Constitution...read more

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9780870206856 | Wisconsin Historical Society, March 15, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This is the first of two volumes documenting Maryland’s public and private debates about the Constitution.

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Product Description: As the largest, oldest, and wealthiest of the original thirteen colonies, Virginia played a central role in the fight for independence and as a state in the new republic. This importance is reflected in the number of Virginians who filled key national leadership positions...read more

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9780813935874 | Univ of Virginia Pr, January 3, 2014, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: As the largest, oldest, and wealthiest of the original thirteen colonies, Virginia played a central role in the fight for independence and as a state in the new republic.

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Product Description: This is the third and final volume documenting Rhode Island's public and private debates about the Constitution. This documentary series is a research tool of remarkable power, an unrivaled reference work for historical and legal scholars, librarians, and students of the Constitution...read more

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9780870206214 | Wisconsin Historical Society, June 14, 2013, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This is the third and final volume documenting Rhode Island's public and private debates about the Constitution.

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Product Description: This is the second of three volumes documenting Rhode Island's public and private debates about the Constitution. This documentary series is a research tool of remarkable power, an unrivaled reference work for historical and legal scholars, librarians, and students of the Constitution...read more

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9780870205743 | Wisconsin Historical Society, April 20, 2012, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This is the second of three volumes documenting Rhode Island's public and private debates about the Constitution.

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Product Description: This is the first of three volumes documenting Rhode Island's public and private debates about the Constitution. This documentary series is a research tool of remarkable power, an unrivaled reference work for historical and legal scholars, librarians, and students of the Constitution...read more
By John P. Kaminski (editor), Richard Leffler (editor), Jonathan M. Reid (editor), Gaspare J. Saladino (editor) and Charles H. Schoenleber (editor)

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9780870204685 | Wisconsin Historical Society, October 3, 2011, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This is the first of three volumes documenting Rhode Island's public and private debates about the Constitution.

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Product Description: As the largest, oldest, and wealthiest of the original thirteen colonies, Virginia played a central role in the fight for independence and as a state in the new republic. This importance is reflected in the number of Virginians who filled key national leadership positions...read more

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9780813928760, titled "The Great Virginia Triumvirate: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, & James Madison in the Eyes of Their Contemporaries" | Univ of Virginia Pr, February 28, 2010, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: As the largest, oldest, and wealthiest of the original thirteen colonies, Virginia played a central role in the fight for independence and as a state in the new republic.

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Product Description: John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail that her letters “give me more entertainment than all the speeches I hear. There is more good Thoughts, fine strokes and Mother Wit in them than I hear in the whole Week. An Ounce of Mother Wit is worth a Pound of Clergy...read more
By John P. Kaminski (editor)

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9780674035324 | 1 edition (Belknap Pr, September 30, 2009), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail that her letters “give me more entertainment than all the speeches I hear.

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Product Description: "I never indeed thought him an honest, frank-dealing man, but considered him as a crooked gun, or other perverted machine, whose aim or stroke you could never be sure of."―Thomas Jefferson on Aaron Burr"[A]lways an honest Man, often a wise one, but sometimes, and in some things, absolutely out of his senses...read more
By John P. Kaminski (editor)

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9780813927572 | Univ of Virginia Pr, November 30, 2008, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: "I never indeed thought him an honest, frank-dealing man, but considered him as a crooked gun, or other perverted machine, whose aim or stroke you could never be sure of.

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Product Description: A Great and Good Man presents a lively collection of contemporary letters, poems, addresses, and newspaper reports that demonstrate the remarkable esteem in which Washington was held. Washington would become, after his death, a true symbol of the American republic...read more
By John P. Kaminski (editor) and Jill Adair McCaughan (editor)

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9780945612100 | Madison House Pub, April 1, 1989, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A Great and Good Man presents a lively collection of contemporary letters, poems, addresses, and newspaper reports that demonstrate the remarkable esteem in which Washington was held.

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9780742559431 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 1, 2007, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A Great and Good Man presents a lively collection of contemporary letters, poems, addresses, and newspaper reports that demonstrate the remarkable esteem in which Washington was held.

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Product Description: Volume XXII is the fourth of five volumes in this set, which covers New York State's public and private debates about the Constitution and the calling of the state ratifying convention. The volumes feature countless newspaper items and letters along with New York Ratification chronologies, lists of office holders, and extensive editors' notes...read more

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9780870203725 | Wisconsin Historical Society, February 19, 2008, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Volume XXII is the fourth of five volumes in this set, which covers New York State's public and private debates about the Constitution and the calling of the state ratifying convention.

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A definitive compilation of Jeffersonian writings, quotations, and other words of wisdom furnishes hundreds of pronouncements on nearly five hundred different subjects, all organized alphabetically by topic, accompanied by Jefferson's reflections on his contemporaries, his own life, and career, as well as the thoughts of his colleagues on him.

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9780691122670 | Princeton Univ Pr, May 2, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A definitive compilation of Jeffersonian writings, quotations, and other words of wisdom furnishes hundreds of pronouncements on nearly five hundred different subjects, all organized alphabetically by topic, accompanied by Jefferson's reflections on his contemporaries, his own life, and career, as well as the thoughts of his colleagues on him.

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Product Description: Volume XXI is the third of five volumes in this set, which covers New York State's public and private debates about the Constitution and the calling of the state ratifying convention. The volumes feature countless newspaper items and letters along with New York Ratification chronologies, lists of office holders, and extensive editors' notes...read more

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9780870203671 | Wisconsin Historical Society, December 30, 2005, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Volume XXI is the third of five volumes in this set, which covers New York State's public and private debates about the Constitution and the calling of the state ratifying convention.

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Product Description: Few Americans have had the profound impact on our nation as did Jefferson, and even fewer left such a wealth of sage advice. Jefferson, a talented statesman, architect, musician, and inventor, was also gifted with a pen and the elegant turn of phrase...read more
By John P. Kaminski (editor)

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9780742550360 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 30, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Few Americans have had the profound impact on our nation as did Jefferson, and even fewer left such a wealth of sage advice.

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Product Description: Volume XX is the second of five volumes in this set, which covers New York State's public and private debates about the Constitution and the calling of the state ratifying convention. The volumes feature countless newspaper items and letters along with New York Ratification chronologies, lists of office holders, and extensive editors' notes...read more
By John P. Kaminski (editor), Richard Leffler (editor), Gaspare J. Saladino (editor) and Charles H. Schoenleber (editor)

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9780870203596 | Wisconsin Historical Society, May 30, 2004, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Volume XX is the second of five volumes in this set, which covers New York State's public and private debates about the Constitution and the calling of the state ratifying convention.
9780870203428 | Wisconsin Historical Society, March 1, 2003, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Volume XIX is the first of five volumes in this set, which covers New York State's public and private debates about the Constitution and the calling of the state ratifying convention.

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Product Description: Thomas Paine was the quintessential revolutionary. No other person captured so well the explosiveness of the last quarter of the eighteenth century. In 1805 John Adams, long a critic of Paine, condemned the labeling of the era as the Age of Reason―the title of Paine's last major work...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By John P. Kaminski (compiler) and Thomas Paine

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9780742520882 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, February 1, 2002, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Thomas Paine was the quintessential revolutionary.

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Product Description: In 1787, an effort to revise the Articles of Confederation turned into a constitutional convention that dramatically altered the way that the young United States of America would be governed. On October 25, 1787, Massachusetts called a convention to debate the new constitution, and five months later on February 6, 1788 the Massachusetts convention adopted the Constitution...read more
By John P. Kaminski (editor)

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9780870203336 | Wisconsin Historical Society, October 1, 2001, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: In 1787, an effort to revise the Articles of Confederation turned into a constitutional convention that dramatically altered the way that the young United States of America would be governed.

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