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American heroes :

profiles of men and women who shaped early America /

Edmund S. Morgan.

Main Author: Morgan, Edmund S. 1916-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2010
Subjects: Heroes > United States > Biography.
United States > History > Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 > Biography.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Biography.
United States > History > 1783-1815 > Biography.
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505 0 |a The conquerors -- Dangerous books -- The unyielding Indian -- John Winthrop's vision -- The Puritans and sex -- The problems of a Puritan heiress -- The case against Anne Hutchinson -- The Puritan's Puritan: Michael Wigglesworth -- The courage of Giles Cory and Mary Easty -- Postscript: Philadelphia 1787 -- The contentious Quaker: William Penn -- Ezra Stiles and Timothy Dwight -- The power of negative thinking: Benjamin Franklin and George Washington -- The end of Franklin's pragmatism -- The founding fathers' problem: representation -- The role of the Antifederalists -- The genius of Perry Miller. 
520 |a Reexamines the lives of acknowledged American heroes such as George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, and reevaluates the legacies of religious figures such as Anne Hutchinson, whose trial for heresy and banishment riveted the colonies in 1637, and lesser-known martyrs such as Mary Easty and Giles Cory, executed for practicing witchcraft. 
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