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The Reluctant Pillar New York and the Adoption of the Federal Constitution

Author: Stephen L Schechter; Russell Sage Coll., Troy, NY.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfiche : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays is intended for both the general reader and the specialist and is designed to provide the basic elements needed for an introductory survey and a reference aid to the role of New York State in the adoption of the federal Constitution. The collection is organized into five sections: theory, history, materials, people and places, and chronologies. The essays include: "The U.S. Constitution and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Books
Collected Works, General
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen L Schechter; Russell Sage Coll., Troy, NY.
ISBN: 9780930309008 0930309006
OCLC Number: 1062885362
Notes: Availability: Council for Citizenship Education, Russell Sage College, Troy, NY 12180 ($8).
Sponsoring Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse. microfiches : positive.
Description: 272 pages
Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Theory Chapter 3 The U.S. Constitution and the American Tradition of Constitution-Making Chapter 4 The Ends of Federalism Part 5 History Chapter 6 The Constitution of the United States: The End of the Revolution Chapter 7 New York: The Reluctant Pillar Part 8 Materials Chapter 9 A Guide to Sources for Studying the Ratification of the Constitution by New York State Chapter 10 Fiction-Another Source Part 11 People and Place Chapter 12 A Biographical Gazetteer of New York Federalists and Antifederalists Chapter 13 A Preliminary Inventory of the Homes of New York Federalists and the Antifederalists Chapter 14 A Guide to Historic Sites of the Ratification Debate in New York Part 15 Chronologies Chapter 16 A Chronology of Constitutional Events during the American Revolutionary Era, 1774-1792 Chapter 17 A Chronology of New York Events, 1777-1788 Chapter 18 Index
Responsibility: Stephen L. Schechter, Ed.

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These essays place in historical and political context the story of New York's long struggle towards ratification.  Read more...

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