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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
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.


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


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