Founding Fathers The Essential Guide to the Men Who Made America (Paperback)
|The newest title in Wiley s exciting series with Encyclopæ dia Britannica a concise reference on America s Founding Fathers |
The recent national debate about the scope of presidential power and the interpretation of the Constitution highlights the importance of understanding the history of the United States and the actions and intentions of the men who founded it. This indispensable guide provides authoritative information on the Founding Fathers in entries ranging from the Articles of Confederation to George Washington. It is the ideal resource for anyone looking to hone their knowledge of the fascinating figures who wrote the first chapter of American history.
Encyclopæ dia Britannica (Chicago, IL) is a leading provider of learning products and one of the world s most trusted sources of information. Joseph J. Ellis (Mount Holyoke College, MA) is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation (0-375-70524-4) and His Excellency: George Washington (1-4000-4031-0).