The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817

The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817

Myron Magnet

Why the yankee Revolution, of the entire nice revolutions, was once the single enduring success.

during the Founders’ personal voices―and within the houses they designed and equipped to include the proper of household happiness they fought to achieve―we come to appreciate why the yank Revolution, of all nice revolutions, was once the one enduring luck.

The Founders have been shiny, full of life males, with subtle worldviews, and this excellent reckoning in their successes attracts liberally from their very own eloquent writings on their activities and well-considered intentions. Richly illustrated with America’s old and architectural treasures, this quantity additionally considers the homes the Founders outfitted with such care and funds to mirror their imaginative and prescient for the fledgling country. That such a lot of nice thinkers―Washington, Madison, Hamilton, Jefferson, John Jay, the Lees of Stratford corridor, and polemicist William Livingston―came jointly to complete what rightly appeared to them virtually a miracle is a status ancient secret, most sensible understood via puzzling over the boys themselves and their profound and world-changing ideas.

Through extraordinary examine and an intimate realizing of those iconic patriots, award-winning writer Myron Magnet deals clean perception into why the yankee scan led to over centuries of unexampled freedom and prosperity.

32 pages of colour illustrations

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