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Author Vile, John R.
Title The writing and ratification of the U.S. Constitution : practical virtue in action / John R. Vile.
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012.
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 Floor3  KF4541 .V555 2012    DUE 05-03-17
Description xxv, 265 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-243) and index.
Contents The Revolution and its aftermath -- The convention begins, and Randolph introduces the Virginia Plan -- Paterson and Hamilton offer alternative plans -- Delegates debate representation in Congress -- From the Great Compromise to the Committee of Detail -- Debates over report of the Committee of Detail -- Wrapping up business, signing, and ratifying -- Selected documents: The Declaration of Independence; The Articles of Confederation; The Constitution of the United States; The Virginia Plan; The New Jersey Plan; Federalist No. 10.
Subject Constitutional history -- United States.
Constitutional law -- United States.
United States. Constitution.
Cover Title Writing and ratification of the United States Constitution
ISBN 1442217685 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781442217683 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781442217706 (ebk.)
1442217707 (ebk.)
OCLC number 781677165