Summary: Prof. Woody Holton (National Book Award-finalist for Unruly Americans) reveals that American icon Abigail Adams was far wiser and wilier than previously known.
Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2009
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Summary: Examines the original intent behind the writing of the Constitution and how it was shaped by the reactions, occasionally violent ones, of citizens to include a protection of civil liberties and the freedom of the people.
Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2007