The Debate on the Constitution: Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles and Letters During the Struggle over Ratification, Part Two: January to August 1788 (Library of America) #2020

The Debate on the Constitution: Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles and Letters During the Struggle over Ratification, Part Two: January to August 1788 (Library of America) Bernard Bailyn The Debate on the Constitution Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches Articles and Letters During the Struggle over Ratification Part Two January to August Library of America In this Library of America volume and its companion is captured on a scale unmatched by any previous collection the extraordinary energy and eloquence of our first national political campaign Part T

  • Title: The Debate on the Constitution: Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles and Letters During the Struggle over Ratification, Part Two: January to August 1788 (Library of America)
  • Author: Bernard Bailyn
  • ISBN: 9780940450646
  • Page: 447
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Debate on the Constitution: Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles and Letters During the Struggle over Ratification, Part Two: January to August 1788 (Library of America) Bernard Bailyn In this Library of America volume and its companion is captured, on a scale unmatched by any previous collection, the extraordinary energy and eloquence of our first national political campaign.Part Two gathers collected press polemics and private commentaries from January to August 1788, including all the amendments proposed by state ratifying conventions as well as dozIn this Library of America volume and its companion is captured, on a scale unmatched by any previous collection, the extraordinary energy and eloquence of our first national political campaign.Part Two gathers collected press polemics and private commentaries from January to August 1788, including all the amendments proposed by state ratifying conventions as well as dozens of speeches from the South Carolina, Virginia, New York, and North Carolina conventions Included are dramatic confrontations from Virginia, where Patrick Henry pitted his legendary oratorical skills against the persuasive logic of Madison, and from New York, where Alexander Hamilton faced the brilliant Antifederalist Melancton Smith.In addition to useful notes, there are biographical profiles of all writers, speakers, and recipients, and a detailed chronology of relevant events from 1774 to 1804 provide fascinating background A general index allows readers to follow specific topics, and an appendix includes the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution with all amendments.Bernard Bailyn, volume editor, is Adams University Professor of History at Harvard University and a Pulitzer Prize winning author of numerous books, including The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution, Voyagers to the West, and Faces of Revolution.The library of America is dedicated to publishing America s best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts Hailed as the finest looking, longest lasting editions ever made The New Republic , Library of America volumes make a fine gift for any occasion Now, with exactly one hundred volumes to choose from, there is a perfect gift for everyone.
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    1. In this book, Bailyn puts together a number of primary sources that discuss things not typically noted in history classes These sources are contingent with those who were against the Constitution, believing that it would make the Federal government too large As a writer, this book reminds me that it is important to not only present the sources in favor of a topic like Bailyn did in the first edition , but also look objectively at the other side of the argument This is an interesting topic that, [...]

    2. Rhett is a good influence on me He convinced me to stop buying paperbacks when there was a good hardback alternative It was just that when we traveled, I needed to pack as light as possible Remember life before Kindles, Nooks, etc So any book published and bound my the Library of America is a keeper in Rhett s eyes That is why I bought these books in the first place They cover a topic I am interested in as well as they are beautifully bound The problem for Rhett now is that I can t stop desecrat [...]

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