By Andrew Burstein
Through magnificent sketches of chosen members and occasions, Burstein creates an evocative portrait of the hopes and fears of usa citizens fifty years after the Revolution. We stick with an elderly Marquis de Lafayette on his positive journey of the rustic; and study of the approximately simultaneous deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson at the 4th of July. We meet the ornery President John Quincy Adams, the debatable Secretary of kingdom Henry Clay, and the infamous hot-tempered basic Andrew Jackson. We additionally see the yr throughout the eyes of a minister's spouse, a romantic novelist, or even an intrepid wheel of cheese. Insightful and vigorous, America's Jubilee captures an unforgettable time within the republic’s historical past, whilst a new release embraced the legacy of its predecessors and sought to magnify its function in America’s story.
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