America's forgotten constitutions : defiant visions of power and community /

"The U.S. Constitution opens by proclaiming the sovereignty of all citizens: 'We the People.' Robert Tsai's gripping history of alternative constitutions invites readers into the circle of those who have rejected this ringing assertion - the defiant groups that refused to accept...

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Main Author: Tsai, Robert L., 1971-
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014
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Table of Contents:
  • The republic of Indian Stream, 1832-1835
  • The Icarian Nation, 1848-1895
  • John Brown's America, 1856-1859
  • Confederate anxieties, 1860-1865
  • The Sequoyah Convention, 1905
  • A charter for the world, 1947
  • The republic of New Afrika, 1968
  • The Pacific Northwest homeland, 2006