Review: REVOLUTIONARY CHARACTERS: WHAT MADE THE FOUNDERS DIFFERENT by Gordon S. Wood

Matt’s Book Blog recently read and reviewed Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different by Gordon S. Wood for the American Revolution Reading Challenge in 2013.  Here’s a sample:

This book collects his fascinating essays that were originally published as chapters in books edited by other prominent historians. The essays examine six founders (Jefferson, Washington, John Adams, Hamilton, Franklin, and Madison) and the reasons why two figures are not regarded as founders (Paine and Burr).

Read the full review.

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