American Ideals: Founding a 'Republic of Virtue'

eAudio - unabridged
(6.12 hours)
Product Number: GC4855
Released: 21 Jun, 2004
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9781682765951
Narrator(s): Daniel N. Robinson
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Description

" What is the significance of the phrase ""the pursuit of happiness"" in the Declaration of Independence? Why does it read ""We the people"" in the preamble to the Constitution? What were the philosophies and social forces that made this country unique - that enabled it to become the first successfully self-governing republic? Answer these questions and more with this insightful 12-lecture course, which explores the principles that guided the founding of the United States, the conditions that led to the break with Great Britain, and the creation of such founding documents as the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.

Author(s): Daniel N. Robinson
Original Publish Date: 21 Jun, 2004

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