Phillips's insistence on the primacy of 1775 as “the pivotal year” creates more problems than it solves.
Alexander Tsesis's loving history of the Declaration of Independence is profoundly Lincolnian in story and premise.
In our current slough of economic despair, is it time for Americans to recognize that we should all become Hamiltonians, following the genius of our f
Richard Brookhiser saves his central argument for his final pages, and it might have been wiser to bring it out more explicitly much earlier. Madison
The most accomplished spy of the American Revolution, Edward Bancroft, was once a man whose name was known only to scholars. It took a whole century f
What John and Abigail mainly bequeathed to Americans, then, was their relationship. But while no one better illustrates how the provincial world of th
It would be easy to assume that the flag and the anthem have always been the central cultural symbols of our nationality. But in fact that has not bee