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The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government

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"The little known story of perhaps the most productive Congress in US history, the First Federal Congress of 1789-1791. The First Congress was the most important in US history, says prizewinning author and historian Fergus Bordewich, because it established how our government would actually function. Had it failed--as many at the time feared it would--it's possible that the United States as we know it would not exist today. The Constitution was a broad set of principles. It was left to the members of the First Congress and ...

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The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government
2017, Simon & Schuster

ISBN-13: 9781451692112

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The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government
2016, Simon & Schuster

ISBN-13: 9781451691931

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