Thirteen Clocks Striking Together: The Forging of American Independence

By |2016-07-04T01:02:49-05:00November 25th, 2015|Categories: Declaration of Independence, Featured, History, Literature, Thomas Jefferson|

Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman (Basic Books, 2013) The Declaration of Independence is a document more revered than understood. Unlike the Constitution, the framing and ratification of which produced volumes of contemporary commentary that continue to inform political and legal debate, [...]