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Triumvirate : the story of the unlikely alliance that saved the Constitution and united the nation / Bruce Chadwick.

Author/Creator:
Chadwick, Bruce.
Publication:
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1789.
Constitutional history -- United States.
Madison, James, 1751-1836.
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804.
Jay, John, 1745-1829.
Alliances -- Case studies.
New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Pennsylvania -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Summary:
The gripping story of three Founding Fathers--Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay--who battled their own independence-loving people and created a united America.
Contents:
The important players
Prelude : summer 1787, and the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia
A fight brews
The arrival of James Madison in a turbulent New York City
The triumvirate
The right to bear and keep arms
The Federalist
Newspaper support across the country
A winter of worry
Pennsylvania : the first tough skirmish
Snowstorms and political storms : the fight in Massachusetts
The fourth, silent member of the triumvirate : George Washington
Virginia
Virginia's wild convention begins
New York : the final round in the tiny village of Poughkeepsie
New York : into the stretch
Aftermath.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [306]-316) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Herman V. Ames Fund.
Contributor:
Herman V. Ames Fund.
ISBN:
9781402211362
1402211368
1402239327
9781402239328
OCLC:
263408638
Publisher Number:
99937925504
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