Constitution and the States: The Role of the Original Thirteen in the Framing and Adoption of the Federal Constitution

Constitution and the States: The Role of the Original Thirteen in the Framing and Adoption of the Federal Constitution

by Patrick T. Conley, John P. Kaminski, Alan V. Briceland, Warren E. Burger, Christopher Collier
     
 

In thirteen essays—one on each state—noted historians provide a fascinating picture of the political process by which competing interests and ideas formed the Constitution.

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In thirteen essays—one on each state—noted historians provide a fascinating picture of the political process by which competing interests and ideas formed the Constitution.

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Published by Madison House Publishers, 2016 Winnebago Street, PO Box 3100, Madison WI 53704. Consists of 13 chapters which discuss the role of each of the 13 original states in the framing and adoption of the Constitution. Contains some 75 illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780945612025
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/1988
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.91(d)

Meet the Author

Patrick T. Conley is professor of history at Providence College and has authored many books on the Constitution and Rhode Island history including Democracy in Decline, Rhode Island's Constitutional Development, 1776-1841. John P. Kaminski is the director of The Center for the Study of the American Constitution at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has written and spoken widely on early American history and the Constitution. He is a former president of The Association for Documentary Editing.

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