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The writing and ratification of the U.S. Constitution

Russell R. Wheeler

The writing and ratification of the U.S. Constitution

a bibliography

by Russell R. Wheeler

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Published by Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C. (1520 H. St., N.W., Washington 20005) .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional history -- United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Russell R. Wheeler.
      SeriesEducation and training series ;, 86-4, Education and training series (Federal Judicial Center) ;, 86-4.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4541.A1 W48 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 44 p. ;
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2345059M
      LC Control Number86602476

      THE WRITING AND RATIFICATION OF THE U.S. CONSTITUTION: A BIBLIOGRAPHY By Russell R. Wheeler Federal Judicial Center This bibliography was produced in furtherance of the Cen­ ter's statutory mission to develop and conduct programs of continuing education and training for personnel of the federal judicial system. Five months of debate, compromise, and creative strategies produced a new constitution creating a federal republic with a strong central government, leaving most of the power with the state governments. Ten months of public and private debate were required to secure ratification by the minimum nine states.

        History. The Constitution was written in Yes, it is over years old. We actually have old copies of what was created. The master copies are stored at the National Archives in Washington D.C. We also have pictures of the Constitution on this site.. From May to September a group of men known as the Framers met. The Ratification of the U.S. Constitution Richard Fernandez HIST J. DeMarco Febru (Insert a Page Break here to maintain a separation between your title page and page one) What we 're going to focus on was The Articles of Confederation that are in place in the government during the Post American Revolution into the ratification of United States Constitution.

      Answer: In , the Constitution was formed to restore the Articles of Confederation, because it was felt that the Articles weren t adequate enough for running the country. However, the Constitution was not very well liked by everyone. Several debated over the ratification of the U.S. constitution. Writing and Ratification of the U.S. Constitution, draws on the primary documents from this period, but the author is equally at home with the wisdom of academia (political science, history, and law) and with judicial decisions expounding on the Constitution. This book is a .


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