The Constitution and the States: The Role of the Original Thirteen in the Framing and Adoption of the Federal Constitution / Edition 1

The Constitution and the States: The Role of the Original Thirteen in the Framing and Adoption of the Federal Constitution / Edition 1

by Patrick T. Conley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0945612303

ISBN-13: 9780945612308

Pub. Date: 01/28/1988

Publisher: Madison House Publishers, Inc.

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.  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945612308
Publisher:
Madison House Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1988
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 Chronology: Ratification of the Constitution Part 5 The Constitution and the States Chapter 6 Introduction: "In Order to Form a More Perfect Union": The United States, 1774-1791 Chapter 7 Delaware: Delaware Becomes the First State Chapter 8 Pennsylvania: From Revolution to Constitution: Pennsylvania's Path to Federalism Chapter 9 New Jersey: New Jersey and the Two Constitutions Chapter 10 Georgia: Georgia: Security through Union Chapter 11 Connecticut: Sovereignty Finessed: Roger Sherman, Oliver Ellsworth, and the Ratification of the Constitution in Connecticut Chapter 12 Massachusetts: Massachusetts and the Creation of the Federal Union, 1775-1791 Chapter 13 Maryland: Necessity, the Mother of Union: Maryland and the Constitution, 1785-1789 Chapter 14 South Carolina: South Carolina: A Conservative Revolution Chapter 15 New Hampshire: Ideology and Hardball: Ratification of the Federal Constitution in New Hampshire Chapter 16 Virginia: Virginia: The Cement of the Union Chapter 17 New York: Adjusting to Circumstances: New York's Relationship with Federal Government, 1776-1788 Chapter 18 North Carolina: States' Rights and Agrarianism Ascendant Chapter 19 Rhode Island: First in War, Last in Peace: Rhode Island and the Constitution, 1786-1790 Chapter 20 Bibliography: Posterity Views the Founding: General Published Works Pertaining to the Creation of the Constitution; A Bibliographic Essay Chapter 21 Index Chapter 22 Notes on Contributors

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