Edward B. Foley (Ohio State): The Founders’ Bush v. Gore: The 1792 Election Dispute and its Continuing Relevance. Even after 150 years full of grief and pride and anger, we greet the sesquicentennial of the beginning of the Civil War wondering, why did the South secede? A review of A City So Grand: The Rise of an American Metropolis, Boston 1850-1900 by Stephen Puleo. Did principle or pragmatism start the American Revolution? A review of As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution by Richard Archer; American Insurgents, American Patriots: The Revolution of the People by T. H. Breen; and Defiance of the Patriots: The Boston Tea Party and the Making of America by Benjamin L. Carp. Here is the full draft of Law in American History by G. Edward White. From CRB, a review of books on the Progressive Era. James Buchanan was the only bachelor president, William Rufus King the only single vice president — were they Victorian chums or something more? The Great American Argument: Gordon Wood reviews Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788 by Pauline Maier. An interview with Richard Francis, author of Fruitlands: The Alcott Family and Their Search for Utopia. You might say that the American Revolution was won with the help of the most notorious wiki-leaker of his day, the Chevalier d’Eon. A review of Why American History Is Not What They Say: An Introduction to Revisionism by Jeff Riggenbach. American Hustlers: The surprisingly parallel lives of George Washington and Jay-Z.

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