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Roger Sherman and the creation of the American republic

Mark David Hall

Roger Sherman and the creation of the American republic

by Mark David Hall

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Signers,
  • United States,
  • United States. Continental Congress,
  • History,
  • Biography,
  • Statesmen

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

    StatementMark David Hall
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE302.6.S5 H35 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25361358M
    ISBN 109780199929849
    LC Control Number2012018343

      Mark David Hall is Herbert Hoover Distinguished Professor of Politics and Faculty Fellow in the William Penn Honors Program at George Fox University. He is the author or editor of a dozen books, including Roger Sherman and the Creation of the American Republic. Photo by Harry Miller on Unsplash. Roger Sherman Connecticut. Roger Sherman's public career reflected the heritage and concerns of his native New England. He attributed his rise from humble beginnings to the twin virtues of hard work and honesty, virtues that he assiduously applied to the service of the republic.

    “Roger Sherman and the Creation of the American Republic.” Grove City College and American Founders’ Luncheon, December “Why Tolerate Religion: The Rise and Fall of Religious Liberty in America.” John Brown University, October “Faith and the Founders of the American Republic.” Lecture at the University of Oklahoma. Reviewed Title: Hall, Mark David. Roger Sherman and the Creation of the American Republic. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, pages. ISBN Author: Scott Culpepper.

    Get this from a library! Roger Sherman and the creation of the American republic. [Mark David Hall] -- Roger Sherman was the only founder to sign the Declaration and Resolves (), Articles of Association (), Declaration of Independence (), Articles of Confederation (, ), and. The concluding chapter considers the question of why Roger Sherman is not better known today. It argues that focusing on only a few famous founders results in a distorted view of the founding generation. Sherman may not be as important as, say, a Thomas Jefferson or James Madison, but he represents well the many founders significantly influenced by Reformed political thought.


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Book Summary: The title of this book is Roger Sherman and the Creation of the American Republic and it was written by Mark David Hall. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format.

This books publish date is and it has a Book Edition: 1st. One of leading figures of his day, Roger Sherman was a member of the five-man committee that drafted the Declaration of Independence and an influential delegate at the Constitutional Convention.

As a Representative and Senator in the new republic, he had a hand in determining the proper scope of the national government's power as well as drafting the Bill of Rights.

Roger Sherman was the only founder to sign the Declaration and Resolves (), Articles of Association (), Declaration of Independence (), Articles of Confederation (, ), and Constitution ().

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[16] None of the Christian ideas discussed in this essay are “uniquely” or “distinctly” Christian. But in late-eighteenth century America. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

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A close examination of Sherman's religious beliefs provides insight into how those beliefs informed his political actions.