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Unruly Americans and the origins of the Constitution

Author: Woody Holton
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 2007.
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Examines the original intent behind the writing of the Constitution and how it was shaped by the reactions, occasionally violent ones, of citizens to include a protection of civil liberties and the freedom of the people.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Woody Holton
ISBN: 9780809080618 0809080613 9780809016433 0809016435
OCLC Number: 82367962
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: National Book Award Finalist, Nonfiction, 2007
Description: xi, 370 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Bricks without straw : grievances --
The fault is all your own : rebuttals --
To relieve the distressed : demands --
Save the people : requisition --
Who will call this justice? : quarrels --
Idle drones: economics --
The fate of republican govt : redemption --
A revolution which ought to be glorious : disenchantment --
A murmuring underneath : rebellion --
Excess of democracy? : reform --
The house on fire : credit --
Divide et impera : statecraft --
More adequate to the purposes : revenue --
Take up the reins : ratification --
More productive and less oppressive : taxes --
As if impounded : consolidation.
Responsibility: Woody Holton.
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Examines the original intent behind the writing of the Constitution and how it was shaped by the reactions, occasionally violent ones, of citizens to include a protection of civil liberties and the freedom of the people.

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