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Framed For Posterity

Author : Ralph Louis Ketcham
ISBN : UOM:39015029725333
Genre : Law
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Ketcham delves not only into the meaning of the documents but also into the connotations of the framers' vocabulary, the reasoning behind both accepted and rejected propositions, arguments for and against, and unstated assumptions. In his analysis, the fundamental or enduring principles are republicanism, liberty, public good, and federalism (as part of the broader doctrine of balance of powers).

James Madison

Author : John R. Vile
ISBN : 9780821418314
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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James Madison: Philosopher, Founder, and Statesman presents fresh scholarship on the philosophical statesman who served as the nation’s fourth president and who is often called both the father of the U.S. Constitution and the father of the Bill of Rights. These essays by historians and political scientists from the United States and abroad focus on six distinct aspects of Madison’s life and work: his personality and development as a statesman; his work at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 and contributions to larger constitutional design; his advocacy for the adoption of the Bill of Rights; his controversial role as a party leader; his presidency; and his life after leaving office. James Madison continues to be regarded as one of America’s great political theorists, a man who devoted his life to, and who found fulfill- ment in, public service. His philosophical contributions remain vital to any understanding of the modern American polity. This book will be of great interest to political scientists and theorists, as well as to historians of early American history and politics.

Founding Documents Of America Documents Decoded

Author : John R. Vile
ISBN : 9781440839290
Genre : History
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Written by a renowned expert on the American Founding period, this book examines selections of key documents from 1215 through 1791 that were instrumental to the development of the U.S. Constitution and the American political tradition. • Supplies comprehensive explanations of the key documents that influenced the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the writing and ratification of the U.S. Constitution • Provides expert commentary on—and clarification of—complex and difficult-to-comprehend passages • Serves to demonstrate how national documents often drew from experiences at the state level • Offers authoritative information that supports any study of America's founding era and the individuals who set the course of the young nation

American Government

Author : Calvin C. Jillson
ISBN : 9780415537353
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"An introductory American government textbook should do more than simply tell students that politics is relevant today, that it will affect their lives in meaningful ways. Students are best prepared to recognize this basic fact when they understand the bigger picture of how the system works, how it got that way, and what are the possibilities for change. Cal Jillson's American Government: Political Development and Institutional Change shows students how the nation's past is present in all aspects of contemporary politics, using the dynamics of change as a tool to understand how politics works and how institutions, systems, avenues of participation, and policies have evolved over time to produce today's political environment in the United States. Going one step further, Jillson identifies the critical question of how American democracy might evolve further, focusing in every chapter on reform and change into the future"--

Founding The Republic

Author : John J. Patrick
ISBN : 0313292264
Genre : History
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Discusses the issues that confronted the framers of our government, shows how they arrived at consensus from their numerous conflicting positions, and includes a chronology of major events and seven topically arranged sections of documents.

The Constitution Of Public Philosophy

Author : E. Robert Statham
ISBN : UOM:39015045681155
Genre : History
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America, and the postmodern West in particular, are experiencing a moral and intellectual crisis, according to E. Robert Statham, Jr. In The Constitution of Public Philosophy, Statham argues that Walter Lippman was correct in locating this crisis in the impoverished nature of public philosophy, and he attempts to constitute a role for reason in contemporary America. Statham suggests that the negative rule of law via a written constitution requires the positive rule of reason, or political philosophy, in order to flourish.

Journal Of American History

Author : Mississippi Valley Historical Association
ISBN : 00218723
Genre : Computers
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Democracy Bureaucracy And Character

Author : William D. Richardson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105062250647
Genre : Business & Economics
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Most American citizens are quick to criticize federal bureaucracy for its size and inefficiency. They assume it has exceeded the intent of our nation's founders; yet men like James Madison and Alexander Hamilton knew that good public administrators were essential to good government.

New South Wales Constitution Bill

Author : New South Wales. Parliament. Legislative Council
Genre : Constitutions
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Ber B Rgerliche Freiheit Und Selbstverwaltung

Author : Francis Lieber
ISBN : UCAL:B3266546
Genre : Democracy
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