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Re-framers : 170 eccentric, visionary, and patriotic proposals to rewrite the U.S. Constitution

Author: John R Vile
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Re-Framers: 170 Eccentric, Visionary, and Patriotic Proposals to Rewrite the U.S. Constitution sets the stage for this review by describing various prequels to the U.S. Constitution and explaining how the final document emerged at the Constitutional Convention. The subsequent chapters examine many proposed alternatives and revisions to the Constitution from its establishment until the present, illuminating perceived  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Vile
ISBN: 9781610697330 1610697332
OCLC Number: 869066493
Description: xvi, 397 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: American Constitutional prequels --
The writing and ratification of the U.S. Constitution and its emergence from a number of alternatives --
From the founding through the Civil War --
From Reconstruction to the turn of the century --
Proposals occasioned by progressivism and World War I --
Proposals from the Great Depression through World War II and beyond --
Proposals from the tumultuous 1960s and 1970s --
The Reagan and George H.W. Bush years --
The Clinton years : approaching a new century and a new millennium --
The George W. Bush years --
The Barack Obama years --
Constitutional reform in cyberspace --
Constitutional reform and constitutional archetypes --
Analysis and conclusion--
Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States --
Appendix B: Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
Responsibility: John R. Vile.

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This book is the most comprehensive review of all the major proposals to rewrite, revise, or even replace the U.S. Constitution, covering more than 170 proposals from the nation's beginnings to the  Read more...

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