Author Biography: Norman K. Risjord" is emeritus professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he taught for over three decades. He is the author of "Chesapeake Politics, 1781-1800"; and "Jefferson's America, 1760-1815". He is general editor of the American Profiles series for Madison House.
About the Author
Norman K. Risjord is emeritus professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he taught for over three decades. He is the author of Chesapeake Politics, 1781-1800; and Jefferson's America, 1760-1815. He is general editor of the American Profiles series for Madison House.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 Nation Builders Chapter 4 Benjamin Franklin: The American Mold Chapter 5 Samuel Adams: Pure Republican Chapter 6 George Washington: Gentleman Revolutionary Chapter 7 Francis Marion: The Swamp Fox Chapter 8 Abigail Adams: Partner in Home Rule Chapter 9 Aaron Lopez: An Immigrant's Story Part 10 Character Builders Chapter 11 Noah Webster: The Search for National Identity Chapter 12 Charles Wilson Peale: Patriotism in Color Chapter 13 Charles Bulfinch: An American Style in Building Chapter 14 Isaac Backus: Crusader Chapter 15 Benjamin Rush: Patriot Physician Chapter 16 Benjamin Banneker: An African-American's Experience Part 17 Empire Builders Chapter 18 Eli Whitney and John Jacob Astor: Pioneers of Business Chapter 19 George Rogers Clark: Conqueror of the Northwest Chapter 20 James Wilkinson: Master of Imperial Intrigue Chapter 21 Tecumseh and The Prophet: A Vision Shattered Chapter 22 Thomas Jefferson: A Summary View