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Those voices that were strongest in supporting the ratification or were very influential in persuading the people in favor of the Constitution are included in our list of Founding Fathers. The Counter-Revolution of 1776 brings us to a radical new understanding of the traditional heroic creation myth of the United States. “[…] The Counter-Revolution of 1776 remains a fine addition to the radical history of colonial America and a welcome counterpoint to studies of black loyalists. […] [Horne’s] documentation is impressive and effective, and it offers a gold mine of references for future works on slave resistance.” "Horne, Moores Professor of history and African-American studies at the University of Houston, confidently and convincingly reconstructs the origin myth of the United States grounded in the context of slavery. .. .

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