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Madison And Jefferson (What it meant to me)

   The Significance of —— 

                        Madison And Jefferson

                                    By Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg

                                            ——-       To Me

 Wow! My Founder’s readings have been as follows:

Miracle at Philadelphia – American Creation – George Washington – Washington A Life – John Adams – Benjamin Franklin – Thomas Paine and then a short jump in time to The Eloquent President.

Now I can add this one and I am going to consider it my “Go To – Founder’s Book”. I say this not because its excellence is greater than the others but simply from the fact that most of our founders interacted with this couple. There is a kind of fruition of all the up front work done by the original leaders of our revolution which became more focused during the presidential lives of these two. In other words our country’s paths to the future began to appear as these two, together and separately, pushed, shoved, explained and pleaded in order to kick our country’s original cans down the road. Some of that last sentence sounds unfair as I re-read but I certainly have no intention of being unfair. Continue reading

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