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Ratification

the people debate the Constitution, 1787-1788

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This edition was published in by Simon & Schuster in New York.

Written in English

632 pages

The dramatic story of the debate over the ratification of the Constitution, the first new account of this seminal moment in American history in years.

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Ratification

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The dramatic story of the debate over the ratification of the Constitution, the first new account of this seminal moment in American history in years.

Ratification

the people debate the Constitution, 1787-1788

This edition was published in by Simon & Schuster in New York.


Table of Contents

Introduction : Playing games
Prologue : The view from Mount Vernon
The morning after
"Take this or nothing"
A war of printed words : the national debate begins
The Pennsylvania ratifying convention with Delaware, New Jersey, and Georgia
"We the people" of Connecticut and Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Convention I : the "conversation" begins
The Massachusetts Convention II : "with cordiality"
A rough road to Richmond : New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maryland, and South Carolina
The Virginia Convention I : a battle of giants
The Virginia Convention II : under the eyes of heaven
On to Poughkeepsie
The New York Convention I : a failure of oratory
The New York Convention II : in or out?
Some final twists : the North Carolina Convention, a meeting in Pennsylvania, and the ratification story draws to an end
Epilogue : "Playing the after game" : amendments, rights, and the future of the Republic
Postscript : In memoriam
Appendix : The Constitution of the United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
342.7302/9
Library of Congress
KF4541 .M278 2010

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Open Library
OL24438805M
Internet Archive
ratificationpeop0000maie
ISBN 10
0684868547
ISBN 13
9780684868547, 9781451606362
LC Control Number
2010027709

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