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Decision in Philadelphia : the Constitutional Convention of 1787

Author: Christopher Collier; James Lincoln Collier
Publisher: New York : Random House : Reader's Digest, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the making of the United States Constitution and examines the men who created the document.
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Genre/Form: Konstituante
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Collier, Christopher, 1930-
Decision in Philadelphia.
New York : Random House : Reader's Digest, ©1986
(OCoLC)557719202
Online version:
Collier, Christopher, 1930-
Decision in Philadelphia.
New York : Random House : Reader's Digest, ©1986
(OCoLC)609344037
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Collier; James Lincoln Collier
ISBN: 0394523466 9780394523460
OCLC Number: 11866936
Description: xvi, 331 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1: "Our case may become desperate". A nation in jeopardy ; America in 1787 ; The mind of James Madison ; The unbelievable George Washington ; Madison plans a government ; Alexander Hamilton and the British model ; The puzzle of Charles Pinckney ; Men, manners, and rules : the Convention begins --
pt. 2: The large states and the small. Roger Sherman and the art of compromise --
William Paterson picks a fight ; The battle joined ; Luther Martin and a lost opportunity ; "The most serious and threatening excitement" --
pt. 3: North and South. A new alliance ; The western lands ; Another trade-off --
pt. 4: The question of power. Balancing act ; Curing the republican disease ; James Wilson, democratic nationalist ; In the shadow of Washington ; Elbridge Gerry's war against the army ; George Mason and the rights of man ; "The most remarkable work."
Responsibility: Christopher Collier, James Lincoln Collier.
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Chronicles the making of the United States Constitution and examines the men who created the document.

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