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French contribution to the founding of the United States

Marcel Villanueva

French contribution to the founding of the United States

by Marcel Villanueva

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Published by Vantage Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Participation, French.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 129-130.

      Statementby Marcel Villanueva.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE265 .V54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination130 p. :
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5257609M
      ISBN 100533015669
      LC Control Number75331064

      Some books put history at your fingertips. The Founding of the United States puts it right in your hands, with 12 cleverly inserted, fully removable facsimile documents central to American history, including Revolutionary War maps, George Washington's handwritten inaugural address, and Thomas Jefferson's draft of the Declaration of Independence, with notes by Benjamin Franklin and John Adams. Voices of the Revolution: Two Great Thinkers The Founding Fathers were a group of extraordinary thinkers and brilliant men, but throughout the course of American Constitutional History, there were a number of other writers, philosophers, and revolutionaries who helped champion or support the case for American Independence.

      John Jay. One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, John Jay is known as one of the writers of 'The Federalist Papers' and for being the nation's first chief justice of the Supreme Court. He was a "founding father," an author of the Federalist Papers, the first Secretary of the Treasury, and the architect of the first fiscal plan for the United States after the ratification of the Constitution.

      Sep 24,  · The Constitution of the United States of America and Selected Writings of the Founding Fathers is a collection of classic works that traces the founding of America, from the birth of our nation in the s to the creation of a more perfect union in the early s. It celebrates the /5. The Constitution of the United States of America book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. years ago you were given the ri /5.


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