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The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789

by Ellis, Joseph J.

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"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 America... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Preface : Pluribus to Unum
  • The Articles and the Vision
  • The Financier and the Prodigy
  • The Domain
  • The Courting
  • Madison's Moment
  • The Great Debate
  • Final pieces
  • Appendices.