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Native Americans and the Early Republic

Frederick E. Hoxie, et al., eds.

At the 1795 treaty council that sealed Anthony Wayne's victory at Fallen Timbers in northwest Ohio, the Wyandot leader Tarhe spoke for the assembled Native leaders when he admonished the American emissaries: "Take care of your little ones; an impartial father equally regards all his children."... More

A Republic for the Ages

The United States Capitol and the Political Culture of the Early Republic Donald R. Kennon, ed.

THIS VOLUME in the United States Capitol Historical Society's Perspectives on the American Revolution series explores how the architecture of the Capitol is imbued with the political culture of its time. Editor Donald R. Kennon writes, "Just as the constitutional framework for the new nation... More

The Bill of Rights

Government Proscribed Ronald Hoffman and Peter J. Albert, eds.

The essays in this collection set the Bill of Rights in context by tracing its historical lineages and establishing the political context for its adoption by the states. They point out the differences between Federalist fears of anarchy and Antifederalist fears of tyranny, as eventually... More

Launching the "Extended Republic"

The Federalist Era Ronald Hoffman and Peter J. Albert, eds.

The essays in this volume explore some of the potentially divisive realities that characterized the Federalist Era. Nine distinguished authors address themes that include the ideological assumptions that fueled the political debate, the interrelated chracter of social and political history, the... More

Peace and the Peacemakers

The Treaty of 1783 Ronald Hoffman and Peter J. Albert, eds.

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