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Kelley, K. C.

Contents: Meet Alexander Hamilton -- Hamilton the soldier -- Building a nation -- Sad ending -- A poem about Alexander Hamilton -- You can be a leader.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Cheney, Lynne V.

Summary: A group portrait of America's first four presidents from Virginia focuses on a series of key historical episodes that illustrate how the myriad leadership roles of Washington, Jefferson, Madison and Monroe promoted transcendental, if contradictory, national views about freedom and equality.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 Cheney

Isaacson, Walter.

Summary: Traces the life of Benjamin Franklin, from his days as a runaway printer to his triumphs as a statesman, inventor, and founding father. Chronicles his tumultuous relationship with his illegitimate son and grandson, his practical marriage, and his flirtations with the ladies of Paris.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2003

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Isaacson, Walter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

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Philbrick, Nathaniel

Summary: "Does George Washington still matter? The bestselling author argues for his unique contribution to the forging of America by retracing his journey as a new President through the former colonies, now an unsure nation. A new first-person voice for Philbrick, weaving history and personal reflection into one narrative. When George Washington became president in 1798, the United States of America...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.41 Philbrick

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: "The prizewinning author of Founding Brothers and American Sphinx now gives us the unexpected story--brilliantly told--of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. The triumph of the American Revolution was neither an ideological nor political guarantee that the colonies would...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.730 Ellis

Schiff, Stacy

Summary: "Thomas Jefferson asserted that if there was any leader of the Revolution, "Samuel Adams was the man." With high-minded ideals and bare-knuckle tactics, Adams led what could be called the greatest campaign of civil resistance in American history. Stacy Schiff returns Adams to his seat of glory, introducing us to the shrewd and eloquent man who supplied the moral backbone of the American...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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Jefferson, Thomas

Contents: Autobiography -- A summary view of the rights of British America -- Notes on the State of Virginia -- Public papers -- Addresses, messages, and replies -- Miscellany -- Letters.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Literary Classics of the U.S. 1984

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Meacham, Jon

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Summary: "A president who governed a divided country has much to teach us in a twenty-first-century moment of polarization and political crisis. Abraham Lincoln was president when implacable secessionists gave no quarter in a clash of visions inextricably bound up with money, power, race, identity, and faith. He was hated and hailed, excoriated and revered. In Lincoln we can see the possibilities of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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Leckie, Robert.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Castle Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 Leckie 2020

Allen, Thomas B.

Summary: A biography of Revolutionary War general and first President of the United States, George Washington, focusing on his use of spies to gather intelligence that helped the colonies win the war.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 973.385 Allen

Meacham, Jon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.460 Meacham

Kilmeade, Brian

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Washington, George

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 1997

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Chernow, Ron.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2004

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Tocqueville, Alexis de

Contents: The crossing -- In New York -- Upstate New York and west -- New England -- From Philadelphia to New Orleans -- The last leg : from New Orleans to Washington and New York -- Appendix: Tocqueville on civil law in Pennsylvania.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2010

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Roberts, Gary L.

Summary: "At dawn on the morning of November 29, 1864, Colonel John Milton Chivington gave the command that led to slaughter of 230 peaceful Cheyennes and Arapahos--primarily women, children, and elderly--camped under the protection of the U. S. government along Sand Creek in Colorado Territory and flying both an American flag and a white flag. The Sand Creek massacre seized national attention in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.802 Roberts

Kent, Zachary.

Summary: Traces the life of the Virginia surveyor, soldier, and plantation owner who became the first president of the United States.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1986

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Lewis, Aura

Summary: See the U.S. Constitution in a new light with this bold, modern and accessible illustrated guide to the document that helped define democracy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of The Quarto Group 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 342 Lewis

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 Good 2018

Kilmeade, Brian.

Summary: When General George Washington beat a hasty retreat from New York City in August 1776, many thought the American Revolution might soon be over. Instead, Washington rallied--thanks in large part to a little-known, top-secret group called the Culper Spy Ring. Washington realized that he couldn't beat the British with military might, so he recruited a sophisticated and deeply secretive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.410 Kilm

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: "A culminating work on the American Founding by one of its leading historians, The Cause rethinks the American Revolution as we have known it. George Washington claimed that anyone who attempted to provide an accurate account of the war for independence would be accused of writing fiction. At the time, no one called it the "American Revolution": former colonists still regarded themselves as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 Ellis

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Nathan Hale, the author's historical namesake, was America's first spy, a Revolutionary War hero who famously said "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" before being hanged by the British. In the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales series, author Nathan Hale channels his namesake to present history's roughest, toughest, and craziest stories in the graphic novel format.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 741.5 Hale

Fradin, Dennis B.

Summary: A biography of the eighteenth-century printer, publisher, inventor, scientist, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2002

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