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The genius of the people

Author: Charles L Mee
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"As it revealed itself in the strange mix of bankers, farmers, politicians, merchants, scholars and generals who struggled throughout the long summer of 1787 to construct a constitution unique in the history of nations"--Jacket subtitle.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mee, Charles L.
Genius of the people.
New York : Harper & Row, c1987
(OCoLC)567480734
Online version:
Mee, Charles L.
Genius of the people.
New York : Harper & Row, c1987
(OCoLC)608195081
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles L Mee
ISBN: 006015702X 9780060157029
OCLC Number: 14241260
Notes: Includes index.
"As it revealed itself in the strange mix of bankers, farmers, politicians, merchants, scholars and generals who struggled throughout the long summer of 1787 to construct a constitution unique in the history of nations"--Jacket subtitle.
Description: xi, 348 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. The man of history --
The man of order --
The man of liberty --
Early arrivals --
The opening session --
Pt. 2. First principles --
The question of democracy --
The executive --
The keystone of the Constitution --
Pt. 3. The opposition in place --
The localists attack --
The localists attack again --
The localists attack yet again --
Anarchy, and the turning point --
The fourth of July --
The great compromise --
Pt. 4. The President --
Details --
Slavery --
The powers of Congress --
The President again --
Finishing touches and final objections --
The signing --
Epilogue: Ratification.
Responsibility: Charles L. Mee, Jr.

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"As it revealed itself in the strange mix of bankers, farmers, politicians, merchants, scholars and generals who struggled throughout the long summer of 1787 to construct a constitution unique in the history of nations"--Jacket subtitle.

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