About The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Founding Fathers
Essential reading for anyone interested in the leaders who shaped our nation
Popular interest in the Founding Fathers has surged over the past decade and is beginning to rival interest in the Civil War. People are increasingly looking back to the generation that invented this country’s political ideas and institutions for help in today’s complex political world. The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to the Founding Fathers presents the Founding Fathers through the issues that defined them-issues that are with the country today.
Ray Raphael’s fifteen books include A People’s History of the American Revolution: How Common People Shaped the Fight for Independence (2001) and Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past (2004). He is also coeditor of Revolutionary Founders: Rebels, Radicals,… More about Ray Raphael