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Revolutionary Characters - What Made the Founders Different

Gordon S. Wood

In this brilliantly illuminating group portrait of the men who came to be known as the Founding Fathers, the incomparable Gordon Wood has written a book that seriously asks, ?What made these men great???and shows us, among many other things, just how much character did in fact matter. The life of each?Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Franklin, Hamilton, Madison, Paine?is presented individually as well as collectively, but the thread that binds these portraits together is the idea of character as a lived reality. They were members of the first generation in history that was self-consciously self-made?men who understood that the arc of lives, as of nations, is one of moral progress.

In this brilliantly illuminating group portrait of the men who came to be known as the Founding Fathers, the incomparable Gordon Wood has written a book that seriously asks, ?What made these men great???and shows us, among many other things, just how much character did in fact matter. The life of each?Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Franklin, Hamilton, Madison, Paine?is presented individually as well as collectively, but the thread that binds these portraits together is the idea of character as a lived reality. They were members of the first generation in history that was self-consciously self-made?men who understood that the arc of lives, as of nations, is one of moral progress.
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In this brilliantly illuminating group portrait of the men who came to be known as the Founding Fathers, the incomparable Gordon Wood has written a book that seriously asks, ?What made these men great???and shows us, among many other things, just how much character did in fact matter. The life of each?Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Franklin, Hamilton, Madison, Paine?is presented individually as well as collectively, but the thread that binds these portraits together is the idea of character as a lived reality. They were members of the first generation in history that was self-consciously self-made?men who understood that the arc of lives, as of nations, is one of moral progress.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Scott Brick

Length:

10h 4m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:56


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:14


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:28


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:36


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:45


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:12


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:45


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:36


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:15


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:17


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:54


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:51


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:57


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:40


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:48


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:12


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:02


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:13


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:25


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:11


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:34


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:36


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:34


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:35


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:09


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:33


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:23


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:57


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:54


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:12


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:51


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:21


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:17


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:02


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:31


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:40


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:45


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:51


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:46


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:49


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:54


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:18


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:09


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:54


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:22


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:20


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:22


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:47


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:11


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:25


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:53


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:17


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:02


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:59


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:36


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:54


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:53


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:56


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:26


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:42


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:03


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:44


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:14


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:45


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

06:19


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:25


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

06:42


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

06:37


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:59


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

05:00


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

06:08


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:03


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:44


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

05:51


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:35


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

07:24


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

07:47


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

04:24


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:45


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

06:36


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:38


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

06:13


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

07:02


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

07:51


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

06:40


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

05:58


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

05:52


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

06:27


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

06:39


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

06:12


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

04:18


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

05:42


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

05:40


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

05:41


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

06:13


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

05:11


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

06:35


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

05:24


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

05:08


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:32


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

04:48


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

06:25


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

08:02