Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph Ellis

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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation is a Pulitzer Prize–winning book written by Joseph Ellis, a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College. This text explores how a group of individuals both gifted and flawed (Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, John Adams, and James Madison) coped with the challenges of founding the United States. The book focuses on important events including the Burr-Hamilton duel, George Washington's Farewell Address, the partnership between John Adams and Abigail Adams, slavery, and the extensive correspondence between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.

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The 634th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Pulitzer Prize for History (Pulitzer Prize)

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