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New PDF release: America's Jubilee: A Generation Remembers the Revolution

By Andrew Burstein

ISBN-10: 0375709185

ISBN-13: 9780375709180

In America's Jubilee uncommon historian Andrew Burstein offers an engrossing narrative that takes us again to a pivotal 12 months in American heritage, 1826, while the reins of democracy have been being handed from the final progressive battle heroes to a brand new iteration of leaders.

Through very good sketches of chosen contributors and occasions, Burstein creates an evocative portrait of the hopes and fears of usa citizens fifty years after the Revolution. We stick with an elderly Marquis de Lafayette on his effective journey of the rustic; and study of the approximately simultaneous deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson at the 4th of July. We meet the ornery President John Quincy Adams, the debatable Secretary of nation Henry Clay, and the infamous hot-tempered common Andrew Jackson. We additionally see the 12 months during the eyes of a minister's spouse, a romantic novelist, or even an intrepid wheel of cheese. Insightful and energetic, America's Jubilee captures an unforgettable time within the republic’s heritage, while a iteration embraced the legacy of its predecessors and sought to magnify its function in America’s story.

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