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A brilliant solution : inventing the American Constitution / Carol Berkin.

Berkin, Carol. (Author).

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Eckhart PL - Main 342.73 BER (Text) 840191001427188 Nonfiction - Main Floor Temporarily Unavailable -

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  • ISBN: 0156028727 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 310 pages ; 20cm
  • Edition: 1st Harvest ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Harvest Book, 2002.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Our present federal government is a name, a shadow : the call for a convention -- Making Mr. Madison wait -- A gathering of demi-gods -- How far do you intend to go? : the perils of power -- I do not trust you, gentlemen : schisms, threats, and compromises -- Like "a trial of colours to a blind man" : debating the presidency once again -- I consent, sir, to this constitution because I expect no better : the convention ends -- The constitution is now before the judgment seat : the battle for ratification -- This great and good man : the inauguration of President George Washington.
Subject: United States. Constitutional Convention (1787)
United States > Politics and government > 1783-1789.
Statesmen > United States > History > 18th century.
United States. Constitution > Signers.
Constitutional history > United States.

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