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Founding the American presidency

Founding the American presidency

Author: Richard J Ellis
Publisher: Lanham, Md. Rowman & Littlefield 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A view of the minds of the founders of the American Constitution. Organized topically, it brings together selections from the constitutional convention in Philadelphia as well as representative  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Ellis
ISBN: 0847694984 9780847694983 0847694992 9780847694990
OCLC Number: 246114590
Description: XV, 313 Seiten
Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction: Prelude to the Presidency Part 2 Part I: Constituting the Executive Chapter 3 One President or Many? Chapter 4 An Executive Council? Part 5 Part II: Selecting the President Chapter 6 The Long and Tortuous Debate Chapter 7 Term of Office and Reeligibility Chapter 8 The Electoral College Part 9 Part III: Empowering the President Chapter 10 To Veto or Not to Veto Chapter 11 War and Peace Chapter 12 The Power of Appointment Chapter 13 Pardon Power Part 14 Part IV: Removing the President Chapter 15 Impeachment Part 16 Debating Presidential Power Chapter 17 Goldilocks and the Three Branches: A President Too Strong, Too Weak, or Just Right?
Responsibility: ed. by Richard J. Ellis


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The author has done an excellent job of conveying the fact that there was a real debate over the presidency specifically and the Constitution in general in which reasonable arguments could be found Read more...

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