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Author Davis, Kenneth C.

Title A nation rising : untold tales of flawed founders, fallen heroes, and forgotten fighters from America's hidden history / Kenneth C. Davis.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Smithsonian Books/HarperCollins, [2010]
©2010
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 95th Street Adult Biography  973.5 DAV    AVAILABLE
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Description xxvi, 294 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Burr's trial -- Weatherford's war -- Madison's mutiny -- Dade's promise -- Morse's code -- Jessie's journey.
Summary Explores America's hidden history in the first half of the nineteenth century, one of the most tumultuous but overlooked periods in the nation's early history.
Subject United States -- History -- 1783-1815 -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
United States -- History -- 1815-1861 -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
ISBN 9780061118203 (hardback)
0061118206 (hardback)
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