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H. W. Brands is a professor of history at Texas A&M University in Bryan, Texas. He is the author of T.R., the critically acclaimed biography of Theodore Roosevelt, and The Reckless Decade: America in the 1890s,. He lives in Austin, Texas.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, Statesmen United States Biography, United States Politics and government To 1775, United States Politics and government 1775-1783, Printers United States Biography, Scientists United States Biography