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Title Revolutionary founders : rebels, radicals, and reformers in the making of the nation / edited by Alfred F. Young, Gary B. Nash, and Ray Raphael

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011
Edition First edition
 CCE Main Collection  E208 .R463 2011    DUE 11-12-14
 CCRI-Prov.  E208 .R463 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E208 .R463 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  E208 .R463 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 452 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-427) and index
Contents "To begin the world over again" / Alfred F. Young, Ray Raphael, and Gary B. Nash -- Revolutions. Ebenezer Mackintosh : Boston's Captain General of the Liberty Tree / Alfred F. Young -- Blacksmith Timothy Bigelow and the Massachusetts revolution of 1774 / Ray Raphael -- Samuel Thompson's war : the career of an American insurgent / T.H. Breen -- Philadelphia's radical caucus that propelled Pennsylvania to independence and democracy / Gary B. Nash -- A world of Paine / Jill Lepore -- Phillis Wheatley : the poet who challenged the American revolutionaries / David Waldstreicher -- Wars. "Adventures, dangers and sufferings" : the betrayals of Private Joseph Plumb Martin, Continental soldier / Philip Mead -- "The spirit of levelling" : James Cleveland, Edward Wright, and the militiamen's struggle for equality in revolutionary Virginia / Michael A. McDonnell -- Mary Perth, Harry Washington, and Moses Wilkinson : Black Methodists who escaped from slavery and founded a nation / Cassandra Pybus -- James Ireland, John Leland, John "Swearing Jack" Waller, and the Baptist campaign for religious freedom in revolutionary Virginia / Jon Butler -- Declaring independence and rebuilding a nation : dragging canoe and the Chickamauga revolution / Colin G. Galloway -- Forgotten heroes of the Revolution : Han Yerry and Tyona Doxtader of the Oneida Indian Nation / James Kirby Martin -- The promise of the Revolution. "Satan, Smith, Shattuck, and Shays" : the people's leaders in the Massachusetts regulation of 1786 / Gregory Nobles -- William Findley, David Bradford, and the Pennsylvania regulation of 1794 / Terry Bouton -- The new Jerusalem : Herman Husband's egalitarian alternative to the United States Constitution / Wythe Holt -- The battle against patriarchy that Abigail Adams won / Woody Holton -- America's Mary Wollstonecraft : Judith Sargent Murray's case for the equal rights of women / Sheila Skemp -- Prince Hall, Richard Allen, and Daniel Coker : revolutionary Black founders, revolutionary Black communities / Richard S. Newman -- Richard and Judith Randolph, St. George Tucker, George Wythe, Syphax Brown, and Hercules White : racial equality and the snares of prejudice / Melvin Patrick Ely -- "Every man should have property" : Robert Coram and the American Revolution's legacy of economic populism / Seth Cotlar -- Thomas Greenleaf : printers and the struggle for democratic politics and freedom of the press / Jeffrey L. Pasley -- The plough-jogger : Jedediah Peck and the democratic revolution / Alan Taylor -- Afterword / Eric Foner
Note Explores the founding fathers' more radical contemporaries, who advocated for true liberty for all at the United States' inception, including the abolition of slavery and equality despite race, class, or gender
LC subject United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Revolutionaries -- United States -- History -- 18th century
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Social aspects
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography
United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century
Add Author Young, Alfred Fabian, 1925-
Nash, Gary B
Raphael, Ray
ISBN 9780307271105