Author: Pauline Maier
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684868555
Size: 71.68 MB
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Drawing on the speeches and letters of the United States' founders, the author recounts the dramatic period after the Constitutional Convention and before the Constitution was finally ratified, describing the tumultuous events that took ...

A Necessary Evil

Author: John P. Kaminski
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780945612339
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By the early decades of the nineteenth century, Americans wondered, if slavery had become a necessary evil - economically essential but morally reprehensible.

The Federalist Papers

Author: Alexander Hamilton
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1411631781
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The essays urged New York delegates to ratify the Constitution. In 1788, the essays were published in a bound volume entitled the Federalist and eventually became known as the Federalist Papers.

Federalists And Antifederalists

Author: John P. Kaminski
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780945612582
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Examines six issues in the debate over the ratification of the U.S. Constitution in 1787-1788, using documents by eighteenth-century writers, both antifederalists and federalists, to look at the House of Representatives, the Senate, the ...

The American Constitution And The Debate Over Originalism

Author: Dennis J. Goldford
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521607797
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This is a work of constitutional theory that explores the nature of American constitutional interpretation through a reconsideration of the long-standing debate between the interpretive theories of originalism and nonoriginalism.