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The writing and ratification of the U.S. Constitution : practical virtue in action

Author: John R Vile
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2012.
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Writing and Ratification of the U.S. Constitution is a concise history of a pivotal event in American history by a recognized authority on the subject.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Vile
ISBN: 9781442217683 1442217685 9781442217706 1442217707
OCLC Number: 781677165
Description: xxv, 265 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Revolution and its aftermath --
The convention begins, and Randolph introduces the Virginia Plan --
Paterson and Hamilton offer alternative plans --
Delegates debate representation in Congress --
From the Great Compromise to the Committee of Detail --
Debates over the report of the Committee of Detail --
Wrapping up business, signing, and ratifying --
Selected documents: The Declaration of Independence; The Articles of Confederation; The Constitution of the United States; The Virginia Plan; The New Jersey Plan; Federalist No. 10.
Other Titles: Writing and ratification of the United States Constitution
Responsibility: John R. Vile.

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Works on the 1787 Constitutional Convention are thick on the ground and include scholarly treatments...Vile's monograph raises the question, why another account? Vile (Middle Tennessee State Univ.) Read more...

 
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