A nation is born. Rediscovering The Founding Fathers recounts the history of America’s birth through the eyes of the six men most widely recognized by historians as the fundamental founders: George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and Benjamin Franklin.
Insightful portraits of this diverse collection tell the story of each man, including his beginnings, his participation in the nation’s revolt against Great Britain, and his vital and enduring contributions to the country he helped to build. Wew also look further at the others who played important roles, like George Mason, Sam Adams, and Patrick Henry. Inclued are extended discussions of the critical issues and founding documents: slavery, the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Supreme Court. Written in accessible prose and lushly illustrated with impactful photography, this will prove to be an incvaluable resoucre for history enthusiatsts.
Morin Bishop, as founder and president of Bishop Books and now Kensington Media Group, has created, written, or edited more than 200 books and special interest publications for virtually every major publisher in America. His work has included a biography series for People, 1000-image illustrated histories of the Civil War and World War II for Time-Life Books, numerous books for Sports Illustrated and Life, and a host of printed products on history and religion, including special interest publications on the founding fathers, Jesus, Abraham Lincoln, and George Washington. He is based in Bronxville, New York.