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Founding  Fathers
of  the  United  States  of  America

1817 painting by John Trumbull [1756-1843] of the five-man drafting committee's presentation of the Declaration of Independence to Congress in June 1776          Pioneers
The Inheritors

Founding Documents

non-fiction books

fiction books

movies & documentaries



Col. Daniel Boone [1734-1820] was a mountain man
entry at Wikipedia
browse books about Daniel Boone

William Penn [1644-1718]
Quaker founder of the Pennsylvania Colony
entry at Wikipedia

Roger Williams [1603-84] of Rhode Island
entry at Wikipedia
Roger Williams Family Assn. [est. 1886; incorp. 1906]

Roger Williams & the American Soul book by John M. Barry  "Roger Williams and The Creation of The American Soul:
Church, State, and The Birth of Liberty" [2012]
by John M. Barry

Kindle Edition from Viking/Penguin [1/2012] for $9.99
Penguin Books 8¼x5½ pb [12/2012] for $12.24
Viking Adult 9¼x6½ hardcover [1/2012] for $21.78

John Winthrop [1587-1649]
Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
entry at Wikipedia
Winthrop Society [est. 1995]


Wm. Blackstone [1723-80]
entry at Wikipedia

David Hume [1711-1776]
entry at Wikipedia
Hume Scoiety [est. 1974]
"Hume: A Very Short Introduction" [] by Alfred Jules Ayer 9780192854063

John Locke [1632-1704]
browse booksonline worksI.E.P. pagesWikipedia

book "John Locke: Political Writings" [1993]

"Works of John Locke" for Kindle [2008]
Kindle Edition from MobileReference [6/2008] for $2.39

Locke in 90 Minutes book by Paul Strathern  
"Locke in 90 Minutes" [1999]
by Paul Strathern

Ivan R. Dee, Publr 8x5 pb [11/99] for $7.95
Ivan R. Dee, Publr 8x5 hardcover [11/99] for $14.95
Locke Political Essays book edited by Mark Goldie  "Locke: Political Essays" [1997]
Edited by Mark Goldie

Cambridge Univ Press 8½x5½ pb [10/97] for $24.99
Cambridge Univ Press 8½x5¾ hardcover [10/97] out of print/used
John Locke's Political Writings book edited by David Wootton   "John Locke: Political Writings" [1993]
Edited by David Wootton

includes "Second Treatise of Government" [c. 1681] & "A Letter
Concerning Toleration" [1685]
Hackett Publng 8¼x5¼ pb [3/2003] for $12.95
Hackett Publng 8½x5¾ hardcover [3/2003] for $39.95

Montesquieu [1689-1755]
browse booksStanford Encyclopedia of PhilosophyWikipedia

Plutarch [46-127 C.E.]

Adam Smith [1723-90] Page
at Maison d'Ętre Philosophy Bookstore


John Adams  [1735-1826]

Samuel Adams  [1722-1803]

Aaron Burr  [1756-1836]
Born in New Jersey; U.S. Senator 1791-97; lost the 1800 presidential election to Thomas Jefferson and became
his Vice President 1801–05; challenged Alexander Hamilton to a duel - Hamilton died of his wounds the next day (1804);
acquitted of treason in 1807; self-exiled to Europe, then practiced law in New York until his death at age 80.

The Aaron Burr Assn. [est. 1946]

Fallen Founder / Aaron Burr bio   "Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr" [2007]
by Nancy Isenberg

Penguin pb [4/2008] for $11.56
Viking 9½x6 hardcover [5/2007] for $15.41
Gore Vidal's Burr  "Burr: A Novel" [1973] by Gore Vidal [1925-2012]
Vintage 8x5¼ pb [5/2000] for $10.85
Ballantine Books mass pb [5/96] out of print/many used
Tandem Library 8½x5¼ hardcover [2/2000] for $26.20

Ben Franklin  [1706-90]
browse booksElectric FranklinWikipedia

Benjamin Franklin Quotations Page at Working Minds Philosophy website

Library of America Benjamin Franklin  Franklin: "Silence Dogood", "The Busy-Body" & Early Writings [2005]
Edited by J.A. Leo Lemay

Library of America 8x5¼ hardcover [10/2005] for $19.80
includes the complete "Silence Dogood" essay series [1722], the famous "Busy-Body" essays [1728–29], and letters & other writings [1726-1775]
Franklin: "Autobiography", "Poor Richard" & Later Writings [2005]
Edited by J.A. Leo Lemay

Library of America 8¼x5¼ hardcover [10/2005] for $21.90
includes Franklin's "Autobiography" [1791; full ms 1868], "Poor Richard" [1733-1758], and later letters & other writings [1757-1790]
Benjamin Franklin biography  
"Benjamin Franklin" biography [2002]
by Edmund S. Morgan

Yale Univ Press 7½x5 pb [9/2003] for $12.00
Yale Univ Press 8¼x5¾ hardcover [10/2002] for $20.44

Nathan Hale  [1755-76]

Spirit of America Bookstore's
Alexander Hamilton [1757-1804] Page

Library of America Alexander Hamilton  Alexander Hamilton: Writings [2001]
Edited by Joanne B. Freeman

Library of America 8¼x5¼ hardcover [9/2001] for $26.40
170 letters, speeches, essays, reports & memoranda written
between 1769 and 1804, including all 51 of Hamilton's
contributions to The Federalist

Patrick Henry [1736-99]

Spirit of America Bookstore's
Thomas Jefferson [1743-1826] Page

Thomas Jefferson Quotations Page at Working Minds Philosophy website

Capt. John Paul Jones [1747-92]

masked rebel leader 'Joyce Jr.'

Marquis de La Fayette [1757-1834]
{real name Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier}

Lafayette biography by Unger  
"Lafayette" biography [2002]
by Harlow Giles Unger

Wiley & Sons 9x6 pb [11/2003] for $13.57
Wiley & Sons 9½x6¼ hardcover [8/2002] for $32.00

Richard Henry Lee of Virginia

James Madison [1751-1836]

George Mason [1725–92]

Gouverneur Morris [1752–1816]

Robert Morris [1734–1806]
financier & signer of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation & the United States Constitution

Robert Morris, Financier biography by Charles Rappleye  
"Robert Morris: Financier of The American Revolution" [2010]
by Charles Rappleye

Simon & Schuster 9½x6¼ hardcover [11/2010] for $19.20

Thomas Paine portrait
Thomas Paine [1737-1809]
wrote the influential pamphlet "Common Sense" in 1776 and the book "The Rights of Man" in 1791

Thomas Paine entry at Wikipedia
Thomas Paine Society in Pasadena, CA
Thomas Paine Institute [est. 2004]
Thomas Paine National Historical Assn. [est. 1884] in New Rochelle, NY
online complete works of Thomas Paine [1945 edition]
listed #19 on Atlantic Monthly's "100 Most Influential Americans" (12/2006)

Library of America Thomas paine  Thomas Paine: Collected Writings [1995]
Edited by Eric Foner

Kindle Edition from Library of America [9/2012] for $19.25
Library of America 8x5¼ hardcover [3/95] for $23.02
includes "Common Sense" [1776], "The Crisis" [1776], "Rights of Man"
[1791], "The Age of Reason" [1794-1807], and Pamphlets, Articles
& Letters
Thomas Paine's Rights of Man  
"Thomas Paine's Rights of Man: A Biography" [2007]
by Christopher Hitchens

Atlantic Monthly Press 8¼x5¼ hardcover [7/2007] for $13.57
Tantor Media UNABR audio CD [9/2007] for $16.49
Thomas Paine Complete Works in Kindle format edited by Darryl Marks  "Thomas Paine Ultimate Collection: All Works, plus Letters & Rarities,
plus A Biography" for Kindle [2011] Edited by Darryl Marks

Kindle Edition from Everlasting Flames Publng [8/2011] for 99˘ {sic}
includes "Common Sense" [1776], "The American Crisis" [1776], "The Rights of Man"
Parts 1 & 2 [1791], "The Age of Reason" Parts 1 & 2 [1794-1807], Historical Notes
& Documents Section, and a short biography by editor Marks
Great Debate / Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine book by Yuval Levin  
"The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and The Birth  
of Right and Left" [2013] by Yuval Levin

Kindle Edition from Basic Books [12/2013] for $14.99
Basic Books 9¼x6½ hardcover [12/2013] for $20.40

Paul Revere [1735?-1818]

Haym Solomon [1740–85]
entry at Wikipedia

Dr. Joseph Warren [1741-1775]
great new bio by Mensan Dr. Samuel A. Forman

George Washington [1732-99]: browse books

Library of America George Washington  
George Washington: Writings [1997]
Edited by John Rhodehamel

Library of America 8x5¼ hardcover [2/97] for $32.00

James Wilson [1742-98]

The Inheritors

John C. Calhoun [1782-1850]

Henry Clay, Sr. [1777-1852]

Alexis de Tocqueville [1805-59]

Chief Justice of the United States John Jay [1745-1829]

Chief Justice of the United States John Marshall [1755-1835]

Daniel Webster [1782-1852]

Founding  Documents

'The American Crisis' Papers [1776-83]

Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay & James Madison  'The Federalist' Papers [1787-88]
by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay & James Madison

Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [3/2011] for FREE {sic}
Kindle Edition from Northpointe Classics [1/2013] for $1.99 {sic}
Tribeca Books 9¾x8 pb [2/2011] for $9.19
CreateSpace 10x7 pb [10/2008] for $7.51
Signet Classics mass pb [4/2003] for $7.16
Buccaneer Books 5¾x8¾ hardcover [1990] for $15.67
'Federalist' Papers entry at Wikipedia

Anti-Federalist Papers book by Patrick Henry & others  "The Anti-Federalist Papers" [1787-88]
by Patrick Henry and others

Kindle Edition from Misbach Enterprises [6/2008] for 99˘ {sic}
CreateSpace 9¾x7¾ pb [6/2010] for $9.95
CreateSpace 9x6 pb [6/2010] for $14.95
'Anti-Federalist' Papers entry at Wikipedia
Complete Anti-Federalist multi-volume set by Herbert J. Storing  
"The Complete Anti-Federalist" Box Set [1981]
Edited by Herbert J. Storing

"considered the authoritative compendium"
Univ Chicago Press 3-volume slipcover edition [11/2007] orig $382.20 - status uncertain at Amazon
Univ Chicago Press 9½x6¼ hardcover [3/81] 7 volumes out of print/scarce
Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers book from CreateSpace  "The Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers"
Kindle Edition from Hackett Publng Co. [4/2010] for $5.96
Hackett Publng Co. 8¼x5½ pb [9/2003] for $9.17
CreateSpace 10x7¾ pb [6/2010] for $16.25
Hackett Publng Co. 8½x5½ hardcover [9/2003] for $26.60

Declaration of Independence poster
Declaration of Independence
4 July 1776
11"x17" sepia poster
from Amazon for $4.99

18"x24" parchment poster
from Amazon for $14.95
U.S Constitution poster
U.S Constitution
17 September 1787
24"x36" poster
from Amazon for $28.95

18"x24" parchment poster
from Amazon for $14.95
U.S Bill of Rights poster
U.S Bill of Rights
approved 25 September 1789;
ratified 15 December 1791
14"x16" poster
from Amazon for $12.00

18"x24" parchment poster
from Amazon for $14.95

Declaration of Independence entry at Wikipedia
Declaration of Independence entry at National Archives website
U.S. Constitution entry at Wikipedia
U.S. Constitution entry at National Archives website
Bill of Rights entry at Wikipedia
Bill of Rights entry at National Archives website

Working Minds / Activism / U.S. Constitution [1787-2010]
Working Minds / Activism / First Amendment
Working Minds / Activism / Second Amendment

Words We Live By / Constitution  "The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide To The
Constitution" [2003] by Linda R. Monk

Hyperion pb [2/2004] for $10.17
Hyperion 9¼x7¾ hardcover [2/2003] for $16.29
author's website
America's Constitution  "America's Constitution: A Biography" [2005]
by Akhil Reed Amar

Random House hardcover [9/2005] for $19.77
author's homepage at Yale
Heritage Guide to the Constitution  "The Heritage Guide To The Constitution" [2005]
by Edwin Meese III, Matthew Spalding & David F. Forte

Kindle Edition from Regnery [2005 edition] for $18.75
Regnery 10x7½ hardcover [11/2005] for $22.05
Why the Constitution Matters book by Mark Tushnet  "Why The Constitution Matters" [2010]
by Mark Tushnet
{law professor at Harvard University}
Yale Univ Press 7¾x5½ pb [5/2010] for $15.56

Non-Fiction  Books

browse U.S. History › Revolution & Founding books catalog at Amazon

Library of America's Founding Fathers Set (12 volumes — plus a FREE book)
complete set directly from Library of America for $300 {save $140 over retail}
the set/offer is not listed on Amazon {8/2012} / the baker's dozen books are:
"The Debate On The Constitution" in two volumes
"John Adams: Revolutionary Writings" in two volumes
"Benjamin Franklin" in two volumes
"Alexander Hamilton: Writings" • "Thomas Jefferson: Writings"
"James Madison: Writings" • "John Marshall: Writings"
"Thomas Paine: Collected Writings" • "George Washington: Writings"
and the FREE book "The American Revolution: Writings From The War of Independence"

inside title page for 'Shakespeare and the Founders of Liberty in America' book by Charles Mills Gayley  "Shakespeare and The Founders of Liberty In America" [1917 classic]
by Charles Mills Gayley [1858-1932], professor at U.C. Berkeley

TheClassics.US 9½x7¼ pb [9/2013] for $8.16
BiblioLife 9x6 hardcover [11/2008] for $21.24
American Political Tradition  "The American Political Tradition & The Men Who Made It"
[Knopf 1948 classic] by Richard Hofstadter

Vintage 8¼x5¼ pb [4/89] for $9.72
A.C.L.S. 9x6 hardcover [12/99] for $45.00
2006 Hofstadter bio by David S. Brown

Richard Hofstadter [1916-70] entry at Wikipedia

Encyclopedia of the American Revolution  
"Encyclopedia of The American Revolution" [1966]
by Mark M. Boatner III

Stackpole 8½x5¾ hardcover [8/94] out of print/used
Miracle At Philadelphia classic  "Miracle At Philadelphia: The Story of The Constitutional Convention,
May to September 1787" [1966 classic]
by Catherine Drinker Bowen

Back Bay Books pb [9/86] for $11.53
Little, Brown 8½x6 hardcover [9/86] out of print/used
Ideological Origins of the American Revolution  "The Ideological Origins of The American Revolution: Enlarged Edition"
[1967 classic] by Bernard Bailyn

"a classic of American historical literature"; winner of Pulitzer & Bancroft Prizes
Belknap Press 8x5½ pb [3/92] for $20.95
Belknap Press hardcover [12/67] out of print/used
History of the American Revolution   "A History of The American Revolution" [1969]
by John R. Alden

Da Capo Press 9x6 pb [9/89] for $21.00
Random House hardcover [2/69] out of print/used
Creation of the American Republic   "The Creation of The American Republic, 1776-1787" [1969 classic]
by Gordon S. Wood

"One of the half dozen most important books ever written about the American Revolution."
The New York Times Book Review

Univ NC Press 9x6 pb [4/98] for $20.85
Univ NC Press 9½x6½ hardcover [4/98] for $43.16
1790s Capitalism and a New Social Order book Joyce Appleby  "Capitalism and A New Social Order: The Republican Vision of The 1790s" [1984]
by Joyce Appleby
, as delivered at the Anson G. Phelps Lectureship
on Early American History at New York University
New York Univ Press 8¾x5¾ pb [8/94] for $16.92
New York Univ Press hardcover [1984] out of print/used
Intellectual Origins of the Constitution  "Novus Ordo Seclorum: The Intellectual Origins of The Constitution" [1985]
by Forrest McDonald

Univ Press of KS 8½x5½ pb [11/86] for $14.95
Univ Press of KS 8¾x5¾ hardcover [11/85] out of print/used
A More Perfect Union for kids 4-8  "A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution"
[for readers aged 4 to 8; 1987] by Betsy & Giulio Maestro

HarperTrophy 11x9 pb [10/90] for $7.99
Sagebrush 11¼x9 hardcover [10/99] for $15.80
HarperCollins 11¼x9½ hardcover [8/87] for $17.88
Library of America / Debate on the Constitution  "The Debate On The Constitution: Federalist & Anti-Federalist Speeches, Articles & Letters During The Struggle Over Ratification" [1993] Edited by Bernard Bailyn
Part One: September 1787 - February 1788
Library of America 8¼x5¼ hardcover [6/93] for $23.10
Part Two: January to August 1788
Library of America 8x5 hardcover [6/93] for $23.10
Original Meanings / Making of the Constitution  "Original Meanings: Politics & Ideas In The Making of The Constitution" [1996]
by Jack N. Rakove
— book won the Pulitzer Prize for History
Kindle Edition from Knopf Group E-Books [4/2010] for $13.99
Vintage 8x5 pb [5/97] for $12.13
Knopf 9½x6½ hardcover [3/96] out of print/many used
American Scripture, Making the Declaration of Independence book by Pauline Maier  "American Scripture: Making The Declaration of Independence" [1997]
by Pauline Maier

Kindle Edition from Random House Digital [2/2012] for $12.99
Vintage Books 8x5¼ pb [5/98] for $12.66
Knopf 9¼x6½ hardcover [6/97] out of print/120+ used
Bill of Rights  "The Bill of Rights: Creation & Reconstruction" [1998]
by Akhil Reed Amar

Yale Univ Press 8¼x5½ pb [4/2000] for $12.89
Yale Univ Press 9½x6½ hardcover [8/98] for $49.49
author's homepage at Yale
Colonial Women & sequel  "Colonial Women: 23 Europeans Who Helped Build A Nation" [1999]
by Carole Chandler Waldrup

McFarland & Co. 9x6 pb [7/99] for $29.95
"More Colonial Women: 25 Pioneers of Early America" [2004]
by Carole Chandler Waldrup

McFarland & Co. 9x6 pb [5/2004] for $29.95
Founding Brothers  "Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation" [2000]
by Joseph J. Ellis
- won the Pulitzer Prize for History
Vintage 8x5¼ pb [2/2002] for $10.17
Knopf 9¼x6½ hardcover [10/2000] for $18.15
Library of America / The American Revolution  "The American Revolution: Writings From The War of Independence" [2001]
Edited by John Rhodehamel
, Curator of Early American Historical
Manuscripts at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California
Library of America 11¾x5¼ hardcover [3/2001] for $26.40
includes 120 pieces by more than 70 English-speaking participants, and a chronology of events
The Revolution of 1800 book edited by James J. Horn, Jan Ellen Lewis & Peter S. Onuf  "The Revolution of 1800: Democracy, Race, and The New Republic" [2002]
Edited by James J. Horn, Jan Ellen Lewis & Peter S. Onuf

Univ Virginia Press 9x6¼ pb [12/2002] for $22.05
Univ Virginia Press 9½x6¼ hardcover [12/2002] for $54.89
Founding Fathers & Religion  "The Founding Fathers and The Place of Religion In America" [2003]
by Frank Lambert

Princeton Univ Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [1/2003] for $32.95

see below for History Channel mini-series [2002]

Inventing A Nation   "Inventing A Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson" [2003]
by Gore Vidal [1925-2012]

Yale Univ Press 8x5 pb [8/2004] for $11.20
Yale Univ Press 8¼x5¾ hardcover [11/2003] for $22.00
Quotable Founding Fathers  "The Quotable Founding Fathers: A Treasury of 2,500 Wise & Witty Quotations From The Men & Women Who Created America" [2004]
Edited by Buckner F. Melton, Jr.

Brassey's 9¼x6.3 hardcover [4/2004] for $35.00
History of the American Revolution  ”History of The American Revolution” [orig 1958; rev 2004]
Narrative by Bruce Lancaster, Foreword by Thomas Fleming

American Heritage/ibooks 11x8½ hardcover[7/2004] for $22.76
”The American Revolution” [1965]
by Bruce Lancaster & J. H. Plumb

American Heritage 8¼x5½ pb [6/85] out of print/many used
American Heritage/Macmillan hardcover [7/75] out of print/used
American Heritage/Dell mass pb [6/65] out of print/used
”The American Heritage Book of The Revolution” [1958]
Richard M. Ketchum, Editor in Charge

American Heritage hardcover [1/58] out of print/used
American Heritage hardcover [1/58] out of print/used
Separation of Church & State  
"The Separation of Church and State: Writings On A Fundamental Freedom By America's Founders" [2004] Edited by Forrest Church
Beacon Press 7¼x4½ hardcover [8/2004] for $10.88
The Founders On Religion / Quotations  "The Founders On Religion: A Book of Quotations" [2005]
by James H. Hutson

Princeton Univ Press pb [10/2007] for $10.17
Princeton Univ Press 8½x5½ hardcover [10/2005] for $15.56
1776 by David McCullough  "1776" [2005]
by David McCullough

S&S 9¼x6 pb [6/2006] for $12.24
S&S hardcover [5/2005] for $21.12
S&S UNABR audio CD [5/2005] for $32.97
Revolutionary Characters / Founders book by Gordon S. Wood  "Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different"
[New York Times bestseller 2006] by Pulitzer Prize-winner Gordon S. Wood

Penguin 8¼x5½ pb [5/2007] for $10.88
Penguin Press 9¼x6½ hardcover [5/2006] out of print/many, many used
Moral Minority / Founding Fathers  "Moral Minority: Our Skeptical Founding Fathers" [2006]
by Brooke Allen

Ivan R. Dee pb [10/2007] for $14.95
Ivan R. Dee 8½x6 hardcover [10/2006] for $15.72
The Men Who Invented The Constitution  "The Summer of 1787: The Men Who Invented The Constitution" [2007]
by David O. Stewart

Kindle Edition from Simon & Schuster Digital Sales [2007 edition] for $10.38
Simon & Schuster 9x6¼ pb [5/2008] for $12.65
Simon & Schuster deckle-edge 9¼x6½ hardcover [4/2007] out of print/90+ used
American Victory In The War of Independence  "Almost A Miracle: The American Victory In The War of Independence" [2007]
by John Ferling

Oxford Univ Press 9½x6½ pb [6/2007] for $19.77
American Creation  "American Creation: Triumphs & Tragedies At The Founding of The Republic"
[2007] by Joseph J. Ellis

Knopf 9x6½ hardcover [10/2007] for $16.17
1776 Illustrated Edition by David McCullough  "1776: The Illustrated Edition" [2007]
by David McCullough

S&S 12½x9¾ hardcover [10/2007] for $39.00
The Struggle to Set America Free book by John Ferling  "Independence: The Struggle To Set America Free" [2011]
by John Ferling

Kindle Edition from Bloomsbury Press [6/2011] for $3.03 {sic}
Bloomsbury Press 9x6¼ pb [5/2012] for $14.48
Bloomsbury Press 9¼x6¾ hardcover [6/2011] for $23.51
1775: A Good Year for Revolution book by Kevin Phillips  "1775: A Good Year For Revolution" [2012] by Kevin Phillips
Author documents his thesis that the 'long year' of 1775 – from late 1774 to early 1776 – was the most significant year of the American Revolution, rather than the widely-taught 1776.
Kindle Edition from Viking/Penguin [11/2012] for $19.99
Penguin Books pb [9/2013] for $16.20
Viking Adult 9¼x6¼ hardcover [11/2012] for $23.78
Revolutionary Summer / The Birth of American Independence book by Joseph J. Ellis  "Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence" [2013]
by Pulitzer Prize-winner Joseph J. Ellis

Kindle Edition from Random House/Knopf [6/2013] for $12.99
Knopf 9½x6½ deckle-edge hardcover [6/2013] for $14.66
Founding Conservatives book by David Lefer  "The Founding Conservatives: How A Group of Unsung Heroes Saved The American Revolution" [2013] by David Lefer
Kindle Edition from Sentinel/Penguin [6/2013] for $12.74
Sentinel 9x6 hardcover [6/2013] for $20.46
Inventing a Christian America book by Steven K. Green   "Inventing A Christian America: The Myth of The Religious Founding" [2015]
by Steven K. Green

Kindle Edition from Oxford Univ Press [6/2015] for $24.49 {sic}
Oxford Univ Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [7/2015] for $25.88
Oxford Univ Press hardcover [7/2015] out of print/used
Oxford Univ Press hardcover [7/2015] out of print/used

"American Patriots and The Rituals of Revolution" [Harvard Press 1981] by Peter Shaw
"As If An Enemy's Country" by Richard Archer
"American Insurgents, American Patriots" by THBreen
"Defiance of The Patriots" by Carp
"Founding Gardeners" [] by Andrea Wulf

Fiction  Books

Tempus Fugit novel by Lawrence Lee Rowe  "Tempus Fugit: A Novel" [2005]
by Lawrence Lee Rowe, Jr.

"Some men would be great in any time" Forefathers George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson appear in modern times and are forced to adapt the principles of their time to airplanes, Constitutional amendments, World Wars, the Kennedy assassination, Jerry Springer, emancipated Afro-Americans, and the internet.
M.D.R. Press 8½x5½ hardcover [12/2005] for $19.95
Johnny One-Eye / American Revolution novel by Jerome Charyn  "Johnny One-Eye: A Tale of The American Revolution" [2008]
by Jerome Charyn

W.W. Norton hardcover [2/2008] for $17.13
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers propaganda by dunderhead Brion McClanahan  "The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Founding Fathers" [6/2009]
by Brion McClanahan, PhD

More accurate title for this Regnery series is 'Incorrect Guide'; contains right-wing propaganda with no relation to reality – you should not buy or read this garbage, which is truly fiction.

Movies  &  Documentaries

1776 video  "1 7 7 6" musical feature [Columbia Nov 1972]
A musical version of the meetings in Philadelphia prior to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Directed by Peter H. Hunt; based on the Broadway musical by Sherman Edwards & Peter Stone; starring William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard & Blythe Danner
Col/TriStar color DVD [7/2002] for $22.46
Col/TriStar color VHS [4/91] for $17.99
Col/TriStar color VHS [8/98] for $14.99
full credits from IMDb

John Huston's 1976 short film "Independence"  "Independence"  [National Park Service July 1976]
28-minute color film made for the U.S. Bicentennial celebration, covering the Declaration of Independence, the Constitutional Convention, and the inauguration of President John Adams; the film is shown daily at Independence Park in Philadelphia Directed by John Huston; narrated by E.G. Marshall; starring William Atherton, John Favorite, Pat Hingle {as John Adams}, Ken Howard {as Tom Jefferson}, Anne Jackson {as Abigail Adams}, Donald Moore, Scott Mulhern {as Alexander Hamilton}, Patrick O'Neal {as George Washington}, John Randolph {as Samuel Adams}, Paul Sparer {as John Hancock}, Tom Spratley, Donald Symington, James Tolkan {as Tom Paine} & Eli Wallach {as Ben Franklin}
DVD not available • National Park Service color VHS [undated] for $39.82 {sic}
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

American Revolution mini-series  "The American Revolution" [History Channel mini-series Nov 1994]
Directed by Lisa Bourgoujian; narration by Charles Durning, Michael Learned, Rick Schroder & Cliff Robertson
A&E Home Video color DVD [4/2005] 3 sdisks for $71.99
A&E Home Video color VHS [4/97] 6 tapes out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
Liberty! The American Revolution  "Liberty! The American Revolution" [P.B.S. mini-series Nov 1997]
Co-produced & co-directed by Ellen Hovde & Muffie Meyer; hosted by Forrest Sawyer, narration by Edward Herrmann
P.B.S./Paramount color DVD [6/2004] 3 disks for $44.99
P.B.S. Home Video color VHS [6/98] 6 tapes - out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
Founding Fathers mini-series  "Founding Fathers: Men Who Shaped Our Nation & Changed Our World"
mini-series [History Channel 2000]

Co-directed by Mark Hufnail; co-written & co-directed by Melissa Jo Peltier; co-written by Max M. Fletcher; narration by Edward Herrmann
A&E Home Video color DVD [1/2001] 2 disks for $34.99
full credits from IMDb
Founding Brothers mini-series  "Founding Brothers" [indep May 2002]
Co-produced & written by Kelly McPherson, based on the Joseph Ellis book {above}; narration by Edward Herrmann
A&E Home Video color DVD [7/2002] 2 disks for $34.99
A&E Home Video color VHS [7/2002] 4 tapes for $37.95
full credits from IMDb
History Channel Revolution miniseries on DVD  "History Channel Presents: The Revolution" [2006]
"A 13-part series showcasing the personal stories behind America's fight for independence";
the DVD includes a behind-the-scenes featurette

A&E Home Video color DVD set [12/2006] 4 disks for $28.99
not listed at IMDb (2008)
official History Channel series site

L i n k s

Spirit of America’s U.S. History Timeline - 1491-1800

Spirit of America’s U.S. Presidents Pages

Founding Fathers entry at Wikipedia

Archiving Early America website

National Society of The Sons of The American Revolution [est. 1876]
Daughters of The American Revolution [est. 1890]

Revolutionary Wars Section
of Magic Lantern's War (and Anti-War) Film Festival

Online sales in association with  U.S. History › Revolution & Founding catalog at Amazon

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