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Alexander Hamilton & the Federalist Republic

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster concluded his year-long series on the American Revolution by discussing how Alexander Hamilton (along with his Federalist Papers co-authors James Madison and John Jay) helped form the nation as we know it. Learn: what Hamilton had to do … Continue reading

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Learn about Alexander Hamilton & The Federalist Papers at Mentor Library

Discover how Alexander Hamilton and the other authors of the Federalist Papers argued for ratification of the U.S. Constitution during a special talk at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, at Mentor Public Library’s Main Branch. This talk concludes Dr. … Continue reading

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The Making of the US Constitution

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster continues his year-long series on the American Revolution by discussing the making of the US Constitution. Learn: why the Articles of Confederation failed how close the country came to collapse in its post-revolutionary years how … Continue reading

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Learn about the making of the Constitution

Learn the dramatic story of the United States’ founding document during a special talk at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, at our Main Branch. Our resident historian Dr. John Foster will continue his series on the American Revolution with a discussion … Continue reading

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A Military History of the American Revolution

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster continues his year-long series on the American Revolution by discussing the military history of the Revolutionary War. Learn: how the colonists defeated the preeminent empire of the era why George Washington was selected to lead … Continue reading

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