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Conceived in liberty : the struggle to define the New Republic, 1789-1793

Author: Lance Banning
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2004.
Series: Critical issues in history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Within three years of the inauguration of the Constitution, its greatest champions found themselves irreparably divided over what that Constitution meant and how to shape the Union it had been created to perfect. Within a decade, the division at the heights of national politics had spread into a full-scale party war, the first, the most ferocious, and perhaps the most instructive in all of American history. Never  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Banning, Lance, 1942-
Conceived in liberty.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2004
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lance Banning
ISBN: 074250798X 9780742507982 0742507998 9780742507999
OCLC Number: 52963304
Description: ix, 97 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Visions --
The first constructions of the Constitution --
The gentry and the people.
Series Title: Critical issues in history.
Responsibility: Lance Banning.
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Conceived in Liberty probes the fundamentals of the great dispute among John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, and their followers over the sort of country the United States  Read more...


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Lance Banning offers an incisive account of how American statesmen completed the work of the founding as they sought to implement their conflicting visions of the new nation's future. Conceived in Read more...

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