The Bill of Rights and the States: The Colonial and Revolutionary Origins of American Liberties

The Bill of Rights and the States: The Colonial and Revolutionary Origins of American Liberties

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The Bill of Rights and the States: The Colonial and Revolutionary Origins of American Liberties by Patrick T. Conley

Fourteen individual state essays elucidate the complexitites of local and regional interests that shaped the debate over individual rights and the eventual adoption of the Bill of Rights.

Author Biography: 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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ISBN-13: 9780945612292
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/1992
Pages: 568
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.45(d)

About 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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