Signing Their Rights Away: The Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the United States Constitution
ISBN: 168369127X
EAN13: 9781683691273
Language: English
Pages: 304
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Quirk Books

Signing Their Rights Away: The Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the United States Constitution

Book Overview
An entertaining and essential collection of stories about the surprising and strange fates of the thirty-nine statesmen who created the U.S. Constitution. Now in paperback with a brand-new cover, this companion volume to Signing Their Lives Away tells the untold stories of the signers of the U.S. Constitution and comes at a time when our constitutional rights are at the forefront of everyone's minds. Remember when our elected officials knew how to compromise? Here are short, irreverent, fun, and fact-filled biographies of the 39 men who set aside their differences and signed their names to the U.S. Constitution--the oldest written constitution of any nation in the world. You'll meet: - The Signer Who Believed in Aliens - The Signer Who Was Shot in the Stomach - The Signer Who Went Bankrupt - The Peg-Legged Signer - And many more colorful colonists Complete with portraits of every signatory, Signing Their Rights Away provides an entertaining and enlightening narrative for students, history buffs, politicos, and Hamilton fans alike.