Book cover of The Virginia Dynasty: Four Presidents and the Creation of the American Nation by Lynne Cheney
Biography & Autobiography

The Virginia Dynasty: Four Presidents and the Creation of the American Nation

A vivid account of leadership focusing on the first four Virginia presidents—George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe—from the bestselling historian and author of James Madison.

From a small expanse of land on the North American continent came four of the nation’s first five presidents—a geographic dynasty whose members led a revolution, created a nation, and ultimately changed the world. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe were born, grew to manhood, and made their homes within a sixty-mile circle east of the Blue Ridge Mountains. […Learn More]

Biography & Autobiography

James Monroe: A Life

The extraordinary life of James Monroe: soldier, senator, diplomat, and the last Founding Father to hold the presidency, a man who helped transform thirteen colonies into a vibrant and mighty republic. […Learn More]