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The Constitutional Convention: A Narrative History from the Notes of James Madisonby Edward J. Larson
Synopses & Reviews
Presents the notes kept by James Madison at the Constitutional Convention and includes background information on all delegates and an overview of the times.
About the Author
Edward J. Larson is Russell Professor of History and Talmadge Professor of Law at the University of Georgia. He received the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for his book Summer for the Gods. His most recent book is Evolution: The Remarkable History of the Scientific Theory, published by Modern Library.
Michael Winship, a specialist in early American history, is professor of history at the University of Georgia. He is the author of numerous books and articles.
Table of Contents
List of delegates speaking in this record — The Constitutional Convention. Introduction : the road to Philadelphia — Record of the Convention — Epilogue : a poorly kept secret — Biographical notes on delegates speaking in this record — The Virginia plan — The New Jersey plan — Committee of Detail draft Constitution — Constitution of the United States of America : as approved by the Constitutional Convention, September 17, 1787.
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