A history of the American Constitution /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Farber, Daniel A., 1950-
Other Authors: Sherry, Suzanna
Format: Book
Published: Saint Paul : West Pub. Co., 1990
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. 1787-1791. The Intellectual Origins of the Constitution ; Creating a National Government ; The Federal Judiciary ; The Federal Executive ; The Federal Legislature ; Slavery ; The Ratification Process: Federalists and Anti-Federalists ; The Bill of Rights
  • part 2. The Reconstruction Amendments: 1865-1873. The Ideological Origins of the Reconstruction Amendments ; The Thirteenth Amendment ; The Fourteenth Amendment ; The Fifteenth Amendment
  • part 3. The Uses of History. The Supreme Court's Use of History ; The Relevance of Original Intent
  • Appendix A. The Constitution of the United States
  • Appendix B. Drafts of the 1787 Constitution
  • Appendix C. Drafts of the Bill of Rights
  • Appendix D. Biographical Dictionary
  • Appendix E. Recommended Further Reading