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Ratification : the people debate the Constitution, 1787-1788 / Pauline Maier.

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  • ISBN: 9780684868547
  • ISBN: 0684868547
  • Physical Description: xvi, 589 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The morning after -- "Take this or nothing" -- A war of printed words : the national debate begins -- The Pennsylvania ratifying convention with Delaware, New Jersey, and Georgia -- "We the people" of Connecticut and Massachusetts -- The Massachusetts ratifying Convention, I : the "conversation" begins -- The Massachusetts Convention, II : "with cordiality" -- A rough road to Richmond : New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maryland, and South Carolina -- The Virginia Convention, I : a battle of giants -- The Virginia Convention, II : under the eyes of heaven -- On to Poughkeepsie -- The New York Convention, I : a failure of oratory -- The New York Convention II : in or out? -- Some final twists : the North Carolina Convention, a meeting in Pennsylvania, and the ratification story draws to an end.
Summary, etc.: The dramatic story of the debate over the ratification of the Constitution, the first new account of this seminal moment in American history in years.

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  • 16 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
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  • 1 copy at Chelmsford Main Library.

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Chelmsford Main Library 342.029/Maie (Text) Non-Fiction Available -
Subject: Constitutional history > United States
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