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Shapers of the great debate at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 : a biographical dictionary

Author: Joseph C Morton
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Series: Shapers of the great American debates, no. 8.
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"The U.S. Constitution and the concepts it proclaims have been under almost constant attack since its inception. At a convention in 1787, fifty-five delegates assembled in Philadelphia to revise and amend the Articles of Confederation, only to emerge sixteen weeks later with a new document: the U.S. Constitution."
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographie
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Morton, Joseph C.
Shapers of the great debate at the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607673422
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph C Morton
ISBN: 0313330212 9780313330216
OCLC Number: 60835346
Description: xiv, 368 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Abraham Baldwin (1754-1807). Richard Bassett (1745-1815). Gunning Bedford, Jr. (1747-1812). John Blair (1732-1800). William Blount (1749-1800). David Brearley (1745-1790). Jacob Broom (1752-1810). Pierce Butler (1744-1822). Daniel Carroll (1730-1796). George Clymer (1739-1813). William Richardson Davie (1756-1820). Jonathan Dayton (1760-1824). John Dickinson (1732-1808). Oliver Ellsworth (1745-1807). William Few (1748-1828). Thomas Fitzsimmons 91741-1811). Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790). Elbridge Gerry (1744-1814). Nicholas Gilman (1755-1814). Nathaniel Gorham (1738-1796). Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804). William Churchill Houston (1746?-1788). William Houstoun (1755-1813). Jared Ingersoll (1749-1822). Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer (1723-1790). William Samuel Johnson (1727-1819). Rufus King (1755-1827). John Langdon (1741-1819). John Lansing, Jr. (1754-1829). William Livingston (1723-1790). James Madison, Jr. (1751-1836). Alexander Martin (1740-1807). Luther Martin (1744-1826). George Mason (1725-1792). James McClurg (1746-1823). James McHenry (1753-1816). John Francis Mercer (1759-1821). Thomas Mifflin (1744-1800). Gouverneur Morris (1752-1816). Robert Morris (1734-1806). William Patterson (1745-1806). William Leigh Pierce (1740-1789). Charles Pinckney (1757-1824). Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1746-1825). Edmund Randolph (1753-1813). George Read (1733-1798). John Rutledge (1739-1800). Roger Sherman (1721-1793). Richard Dobbs Spaight (1758-1802). Caleb Strong (1745-1819). George Washington (1732-1799). Hugh Williamson (1735-1819). James Wilson (1742-1798). George Wythe (1726-1806). Robert Yates (1738-1801). Appendix A: the Articles of the Confederation and Perpetual Union. Appendix B: the Constitution of the United States.
Series Title: Shapers of the great American debates, no. 8.
Responsibility: Joseph C. Morton.
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