The Constitution of the United States : yesterday, today--and tomorrow? /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Beck, James M. (James Montgomery), 1861-1936 (Author)
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: New York : George H. Doran Company, 1925.
Edition:Seventh printing.
Series:Legal classics library.
World constitutions illustrated.
Online Access:HeinOnline Legal Classics Library
HeinOnline World Constitutions Illustrated
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Table of Contents:
  • The genesis of the Constitution
  • The last days of the Confederation
  • The great convention
  • Franklin gives a dinner
  • The preliminaries
  • The opening of the convention
  • The opening of the battle
  • Mr. Hamilton takes the floor
  • Nearing the crisis
  • The crisis
  • The dawn
  • The convention witnesses a great experiment
  • Nearing the end
  • The curtain falls
  • The ratification of the Constitution
  • The political philosophy of the Constitution
  • The basic principles of the Constitution
  • The balance-wheel of the Constitution
  • The system of checks and balances
  • The Constitution and America's foreign relations
  • A century later
  • A rising or a setting sun?
  • The decay of leadership
  • The revolt against authority.