CTForum.org: Joseph Ellis discusses the Presidency (3 min).
Joseph John Ellis is a Professor of History at Mount Holyoke College who has written influential and award-winning histories on the Federalist period. His book Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation (2000) received the Pulitzer Prize for History in 2001.
Founding brothers: the revolutionary generation, 2000
- Mr Brandon's Book Review (4 min video)
- Adapted Lesson Plan for the DVD (anticipate your teacher's questions!)
Other Books by Joseph J. Ellis:
- First Family: Abigail and John Adams, Oct 2010
- American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies in the Founding of the Republic, 2008 (Google Books overview)
- His Excellency: George Washington, 2004 (Google Books preview)
- After the Revolution: Profiles of Early American Culture, 2002 (Google Book preview)
- Passionate sage: the character and legacy of John Adams, 2001 (Google Books preview)
- American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson, 1997 (Google Books overview--no preview)