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The Debate on the Constitution (2 Volumes)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 094045064X, Hardcover)"The Debate on the Constitution" charts the course of the bloodless revolution that created the government of the United States and the world's oldest working national charter. In speeches, newspaper articles, pamphlets, and letters, this unique collection captures firsthand the energy and eloquence of the stormy ratification struggle. Franklin, Madison, Jefferson, Washington, Patrick Henry, and many less well known voices speak with passion and articulateness about issues of personal liberty and public order that continue to resonate in today's headlines. Along with a detailed chronology and notes, each volume also includes the full texts of the Declaration in Independence, Articles of Confederation, and Constitution.
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Contains writings, debates, and speeches from 1787-88 expressing views on the United States Constitution, both for and against ratification.
Two editions of this book were published by The Library of America.
Editions: 0940450429, 094045064X
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