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Are we to be a nation?

Author: Ellen HovdeMuffie MeyerRonald BlumerForrest SawyerEdward HerrmannAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, ©1997.
Series: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 247.; Liberty! the American Revolution, v. 6.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : PBS Video index versionView all editions and formats
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The newly independent United States struggle with bankruptcy and individual states act like sovereign nations. A Constitutional Convention was convened in 1787 to revise the Articles of Confederation, but wrote a revolutionary constitution instead. The ratification process defined what sort of nation the U.S. was to be.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Hovde; Muffie Meyer; Ronald Blumer; Forrest Sawyer; Edward Herrmann; Tom Hurwitz; Richard Einhorn; Mark O'Connor; KTCA-TV (Television station : Saint Paul, Minn.); Middlemarch Films.; Twin Cities Public Television (Saint Paul, Minn.); PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 43952786
Notes: Specially prepared set enhanced by PBS with time code visible on the screen.
This series is supplemented by the "PBS Videodatabase of America's History & Culture Merged Index" which provides subject references to specific videocassette volume numbers within the series and to specific locations within individual videocassettes according to on-screen counter numbers indicating number of minutes and seconds elapsed within a particular referenced videocassette.
PBS Video: XIAR-DX6.
Credits: Director of photography, Tom Hurwitz ; music by Richard Einhorn, Mark O'Connor.
Performer(s): Narrator, Edward Hermann ; host, Forrest Sawyer.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Chapter 1. Thirteen little republics --
Chapter 2. Winners and losers --
Chapter 3. A National vision --
Chapter 4. All is not well --
Chapter 5. A Convention in Philadelphia --
Chapter 6. A Blueprint for a new nation --
Chapter 7. Reactions are divided --
Chapter 8. Compromise and approval --
Chapter 9. We have become a nation.
Series Title: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 247.; Liberty! the American Revolution, v. 6.
Responsibility: produced and directed by Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer ; writer, Ronald Blumer ; a production of KTCA-TV in association with Middlemarch Films ; Twin Cities Public TV.

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The newly independent United States struggle with bankruptcy and individual states act like sovereign nations. A Constitutional Convention was convened in 1787 to revise the Articles of Confederation, but wrote a revolutionary constitution instead. The ratification process defined what sort of nation the U.S. was to be.

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