Featured Book Reviews | The Book Vine Bookstore | Cherokee, IA ()His style has been to follow the minute-by-minute details of an assassination or assassination attempt, and surrounding those details with years of background information. Despite these issues, I found several sections especially enthralling. First was the Benedict Arnold chapter. Arnold apparently suffered a series of blows to his pride and events that he interpreted as gross disrespect for his commitment to the American cause, and it was in response to these that he finally turned to someone who would show him a little respect. Knowing this context helps me to better understand his reasoning for becoming a turncoat, though of course nothing could ever justify that decision. The second section that I found extraordinarily fascinating was the process of determining the rules for the new representative democracy that was being formed on our soil. The drafting of the first constitution might sound like very dry reading to most, and yet the information is actually quite important for Americans to understand, if but a little.
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I have to tell you that it is very good. I was expecting a political themed angle to this book about our founding fathers. It kept me interested from start to finish. If you enjoy history, you will love this book. If the thought of learning more American history is like nails on a chalkboard, try the audiobook version. From his early days as a teenage serial entrepreneur to the present, Chris Doelle has always been riding the wave of cutting edge technology. Chris has focused on emerging media, along the way created a very successful venture in commercial video production, and has been an early force in the new media revolution.
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What you learned beginning in grade school about the America Revolution may not all be true. Events and opinions can be embellished over time; a legend or a lie can be perpetuated. However, there is normally some historical truth to legends. So what is fact and what is fiction? Who was first man to sign the Declaration of Independence?
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