Roots of the Republic : American founding documents interpreted /

Essays and the actual documents from the Mayflower Compact, and other early covenants and charters through the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Northwest Ordinance, United States Constitution, Federalist and Antifederalist essays to the Bill of Rights.

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Corporate Authors: New York State Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution.
Temple University. Center for the Study of Federalism.

Russell Sage College. Council for Citizenship Education.
Other Authors: Schechter, Stephen L., 1945-
Bernstein, Richard B., 1956-

Lutz, Donald S.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Madison : Madison House, 1990.
Edition:1st ed.
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Summary:Essays and the actual documents from the Mayflower Compact, and other early covenants and charters through the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Northwest Ordinance, United States Constitution, Federalist and Antifederalist essays to the Bill of Rights.

Noted historians focus on the most important documents of America's colonial and revolutionary past. From the Mayflower Compact to the Bill of Rights, each document is presented in its original text and placed in its proper historical context.

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General Notes:"Published for the New York State Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution in cooperation with the Center for the Study of Federalism, Temple University and the Council for Citizenship Education, Russell Sage College."
Physical Description:viii, 464 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0945612206
9780945612209
0945612192 (pbk.)
9780945612193 (pbk.)
Author Notes:

Stephen L. Schechter served as director of the New York Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution from 1986 to 1990. He is currently Professor of Political Science and director of the Council for Citizenship Education at Russell Sage College. He is editor or co-editor of Context of the Bill of Rights, The Reluctant Pillar, and World of the Founders.

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