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Kidd, Thomas S
Patrick Henry : first among patriots / Thomas S. Kidd
New York : Basic Books, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E302.6.H5 K53 2011    AVAILABLE
Gift from Anna F. Weidner, 2011
Subject Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1789
Subject(s) Legislators -- United States -- Biography
Subject United States. Continental Congress -- Biography
Physical Description xiii, 306 p. ; 25 cm
NOTE Gift from Anna F. Weidner, 2011
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-292) and index
Summary Historian Thomas S. Kidd shows how the fiery Patrick Henry cherished a vision of America as a virtuous republic with a clearly circumscribed central government. These ideals brought him into bitter conflict with other Founders and were crystallized in his vociferous opposition to the U.S. Constitution
Alternate Author Library donation, 2011

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