Toward a More Perfect Union: Virtue and the Formation of American Republics

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Toward a More Perfect Union: Virtue and the Formation of American Republics - Withington, Ann Fairfax

In October of 1774, Congress passed a moral code which banned the theater, cock-fights, and horse races. In abiding by this code, Americans built for themselves a character as a virtuous people which set them apart from the "corrupt" British, prepared them to declare independence, and gave them the confidence to establish republican governments. ...

Toward a More Perfect Union: Virtue and the Formation of American Republics 1996, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195101300

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Toward a More Perfect Union: Virtue and the Formation of American Republics 1991, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195068351

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