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    • For the People

    • American Populist Movements from the Revolution to the 1850s
    • By: Ronald P. Formisano
    • Narrated by: David Stampone
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    >For the People offers a new interpretation of populist political movements from the Revolution to the eve of the Civil War and roots them in the disconnect between the theory of rule by the people and the reality of rule by elected representatives. Ron Formisano seeks to rescue populist movements from the distortions of contemporary opponents as well as the misunderstandings of later historians.From the Anti-Federalists to the Know-Nothings, Formisano traces the movements chronologically, contextualizing them and demonstrating the progression of ideas and movements.

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