Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2004
Series: Modern scholar
7 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (80 p.) ISBN/ISSN:
1402545517, 1402545525 (text), Language:
At head of container title: Recorded Books presents
Lectures delivered by Professor Joseph Ellis, Mount Holyoke College
A chronological survey of the period from 1763 to 1800 and examination of the American Revolution. Key figures discussed include: George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Paine, Joseph Plumb Martin, Abigail Adams, and Thomas Jefferson
Lecture 1. The Revolution and the generation -- Lecture 2. Anglo-America in 1763 and Benjamin Franklin -- Lecture 3. The Constitutional crisis, 1763-74, and John Adams -- Lecture 4. The imperial crisis, 1763-75, and George Washington -- Lecture 5. The spirit of '76 and Thomas Jefferson -- Lecture 6. What the Declaration declared -- Lecture 7. The long war, 1775-83, and Joseph Plumb Martin -- Lecture 8. Confederation to Constitution and Alexander Hamilton -- Lecture 9. A more perfect union and James Madison -- Lecture 10. The ghost at the banquet: slavery -- Lecture 11. Crucial decade: The Federalist agenda -- Lecture 12. Crucial decade: party politics -- Lecture 13. The restoration of 1800 -- Lecture 14. American dialogue: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
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