The Origins of the Federal Republic: Jurisdictional Controversies in the United States, 1775-1787

The Origins of the Federal Republic: Jurisdictional Controversies in the United States, 1775-1787

by Peter S. Onuf
     
 

ISBN-10: 0812211677

ISBN-13: 9780812211672

Pub. Date: 10/01/1983

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

Historians have emphasized the founding fathers' statesmanship and vision in the development of a more powerful union under the federal constitution. In The Origins of the Federal Republic, Peter S. Onuf clarifies the founders' achievement by demonstrating with case studies of New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Virginia that territorial confrontations

Overview

Historians have emphasized the founding fathers' statesmanship and vision in the development of a more powerful union under the federal constitution. In The Origins of the Federal Republic, Peter S. Onuf clarifies the founders' achievement by demonstrating with case studies of New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Virginia that territorial confrontations among the former colonies played a crucial role in shaping early concepts of statehood and union and provided the true basis of the American federalist system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812211672
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1983
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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