This 4 volume collection includes the following American History works by Gordon Wood:
- The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787 (Signed by Gordon Wood) – won the Bancroft Prize and the John H. Dunning Prize in 1970
- Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 (Signed by Gordon Wood) – received the Association of American Publishers Award for History and Biography in 2009 and the American History Book Prize by the New York Historical Society for 2010
- The Radicalism of the American Revolution (Signed by Gordon Wood) – won the Pulitzer Prize for History and the Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize in 1993
- Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different – a New York Times Best Seller in 2006
In 2011 Gordon Wood was awarded the National Humanities Medal, the Churchill Bell by Colonial Williamsburg, and the Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Award from the Society of American Historians. In 2012 he received an award from the John Carter Brown Library and the John. F. Kennedy Medal from the Massachusetts Historical Society.