8 edition of The Constitution and the founding of America found in the catalog.
Discusses the United States Constitution and the founding of America, covering such aspects as the Constitutional Convention, the writing of the Constitution, the struggle for ratification, and the enduring legacy of this document.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 118-123) and index.
|Statement||by Lydia Bjornlund.|
|Series||World history series|
|LC Classifications||E303 .B66 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||128 p. :|
|Number of Pages||128|
|LC Control Number||99039423|
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Many of them were authors and orators, some even founded libraries, most importantly, they loved to read. Foreword --Important dates at the time of the Constitution and founding of America --Introduction: Great experiment --Emergence of the thirteen colonies --Growing rift --Revolution.
-- Young republic struggles to stay together -- Hammering out a Constitution -- Ratifying the Constitution -- Enduring document -- Notes -- For further reading.
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