A Sovereign People: The Crises of the 1790s and the Birth of American Nationalism

A Sovereign People: The Crises of the 1790s and the Birth of American Nationalism

Today the United States is the dominant power in world affairs, and that status seems assured. Yet in the decade following the ratification of the Constitution, the republic’s existence was contingent and fragile, challenged by domestic rebellions, foreign interference, and the always-present danger of collapse into mob rule.Carol Berkin reveals that the nation survived al...

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Title:A Sovereign People: The Crises of the 1790s and the Birth of American Nationalism
Author:Carol Berkin
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ISBN:0465060889
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:336 pages

A Sovereign People: The Crises of the 1790s and the Birth of American Nationalism Reviews

  • Kristy
    Jun 01, 2017
    ***I received my copy through Goodreads Giveaways in exchange for an honest review.***This is the story of how Washington, Hamilton, and John Adams made sure the fledgling hot mess known as the United States didn't fall apart through a series of crises. There was a lot more military action by the Fe...