A history of the American Constitution /

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Main Author: Farber, Daniel A., 1950-
Other Authors: Sherry, Suzanna
Format: Book
Published: St. Paul : Thomson/West, 2005.
Edition:2nd ed.
Series:American casebook series.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1787-1791
  • The reconstruction amendments: 1865-1873
  • The uses of history.
  • Part one: 1787-1791. Introduction to part one
  • 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 two: The reconstruction amendments : 1865-1873. Introduction to part two
  • The ideological origins of the reconstruction amendments
  • The thirteenth amendment
  • The fourteenth amendment
  • The fifteenth amendment
  • Part three: The uses of history. Introduction to part three
  • The Supreme Court's use of history
  • The originalism debate
  • Appendix A: 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.