Die Federalist papers


Author: Alexander Hamilton,James Madison,John Jay
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 9783406547546
Category: Constitutional history
Page: 583
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Documents of American Democracy

A Collection of Essential Works
Author: Roger L. Kemp
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786456744
Category: Political Science
Page: 250
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This reference work presents 27 key documents from the historic origins of the United States government through its subsequent expansion and evolution. The book is divided into five sections, the first of which is an introductory essay about American democracy. Section II includes three documents that laid the foundation for America’s government: the Magna Carta, the 1628 Petition of Right, and England’s Bill of Rights. The third section presents 13 core documents, such as the Mayflower Compact, the Virginia Declaration of Rights, the Articles of Confederation, the U.S. Constitution, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Section IV provides 11 documents of America’s territorial expansion, from the Treaty of Paris through the Louisiana Purchase Treaty and the Alaska Treaty and Hawaii Resolution. The final section is an essay about the future of democracy. There are 12 useful appendices.

The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution

Constitutional Documents and Records, 1776-1787
Author: Merrill Jensen
Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society
ISBN: 9780870201530
Category: History
Page: 391
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The inaugural volume in the series, Constitutional Documents and Records 1776-1787 is an introduction to the issues that underlie the ratification struggle that followed. Some of the men who debated the ratification of the Constitution had been debating issues of balance of power between a central government and state or colonial governments since the beginning of the disputes that led to the Declaration of Independence. The continuity of men and issues is illustrated in the documents contained in the volume, and provide an essential background to the Constitution.

Gateways to Democracy: The Essentials


Author: John G. Geer,Wendy J. Schiller,Jeffrey A. Segal,Richard Herrera,Dana K. Glencross
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305686179
Category: Political Science
Page: 592
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The Essentials versions of GATEWAYS TO DEMOCRACY introduces the American political system to students, pointing out in each chapter the “gateways” that facilitate, or at times block, participation. In emphasizing how the political system works-and how individuals and groups have opened gates to influence public policy-the text helps students see the relevance of government in their lives. The third edition provides coverage of the 2014 midterm elections as well as enhanced discussion of the politics, policies, and issues affecting Latinos in the United States. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Origin of the Nation: Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights and Other Amendments, Federalist Papers & Common Sense

Creating America - Landmark Documents that Shaped a New Nation
Author: Thomas Paine,Alexander Hamilton,James Madison,John Jay
Publisher: Madison & Adams Press
ISBN: 8026875125
Category: History
Page: 616
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“The Origin of the Nation” is an essential collection for all those who want to learn about the core of American democracy and its principles. This collection is comprised of the most important legal documents in early American history: United States Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Beside these landmark documents, through the words of Federalist Papers and Common Sense you will understand how American identity was shaped, what were the principles upon which the government of the United States was established.

Gateways to Democracy: An Introduction to American Government


Author: John G. Geer,Wendy J. Schiller,Jeffrey A. Segal,Richard Herrera
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305562402
Category: Political Science
Page: 688
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GATEWAYS TO DEMOCRACY introduces the American political system to students, pointing out in each chapter the gateways that facilitate, or at times block, participation. In emphasizing how the political system works-and how individuals and groups have opened gates to influence public policy-the text helps students see the relevance of government in their lives. The third edition provides coverage of the 2014 midterm elections as well as enhanced discussion of the politics, policies, and issues affecting Latinos in the United States. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essential Documents of American History, Volume I

From Colonial Times to the Civil War
Author: Bob Blaisdell
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486797309
Category: History
Page: 528
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The most important documents in American history: Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Emancipation Proclamation, presidential speeches, Supreme Court decisions, Acts and Declarations of Congress, essays, letters, and much more.

The U. S. Constitution and Bill of Rights


Author: Charles E. Pederson
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 9781616133368
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 112
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This title examines an important historic event, the making of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. Readers will learn about the events leading up to the making of these historic documents, including the European settlement in America and the Revolutionary War. Covered in detail are the First Continental Congress, the Connecticut Compromise, the Constitutional Convention, the ratification of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, and the first presidential election. Key players, such as George Washington, James Madison, Edmund Randolph, Alexander Hamilton, and Benjamin Franklin are included. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index.

Founding the Republic

A Documentary History
Author: John J. Patrick
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313292262
Category: History
Page: 272
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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.

A Conservative’s Manifesto

A Brief Discussion of some Principles
Author: Eric Hines
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469160331
Category: Philosophy
Page: 229
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A Conservative’s Manifesto offers a description of the principles of modern conservatism. The present political climate is one of a big and growing government that increasingly asserts its right, its obligation, to control in increasing detail the decisions of ordinary Americans. It is necessary to discuss these conservative principles in an effort to focus our thoughts as we struggle to regain control over our lives and to rein in that overbearing government. The lays out, in so many words, a set of (modern) Conservative principles that are tied back to the 18th Century Liberal principles of our nation’s Founders.

The Federalist Papers Reader


Author: Frederick Quinn
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Political Science
Page: 222
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The Federalist Papers rank with the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution as basic statements of American democracy. The 23 most relevant essays, written by John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison, have been gathered here by historian Frederick Quinn.

Sourcebook and Index

Documents That Shaped the American Nation
Author: Oxford University Press,Joy Hakim
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195153392
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 330
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Contains source documents for American history, and the series index.

The Essentials of American Government 2006

Continuity and Change
Author: Karen J. O'Connor,Larry J. Sabato
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780321434333
Category: Political Science
Page: 604
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The brief edition of the number one book in American government continues to provide the most current and engaging introduction available for the course. Like the comprehensive edition, this nuts-and-bolts version was written with the belief that knowledge of the development of American government is integral to fully understand our current political system. "Essentials of American Government: Continuity and Change" is a student-friendly text offering a strong historical perspective that highlights the evolution of government and engages students with examples relevant to their lives today.

Ruling the Elite


Author: Tim Horn
Publisher: First Edition Design Pub.
ISBN: 193752003X
Category: Political Science
Page: 118
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This book uniquely asserts that political Parties have taken control of the government away from the ordinary People granted control by the Founding Documents. These Parties use it for their own benefit and are today's version of the Ruling Elites who have historically dominated all ordinary citizens, always and everywhere; it offers a plan to allow ordinary People to reclaim their Freedom.

The Portable Patriot

Documents, Speeches, and Sermons That Compose the American Soul
Author: Joel J. Miller,Kristen Parrish
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1418562475
Category: History
Page: 288
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What does it mean to think, believe, and act like an American? Get the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and other important United States historical documents all in one book! The soul of America is far more than a concept—it is a people. Even the most sacred principles mean very little unless lived out passionately by an informed citizenry. In The Portable Patriot you’ll find a carefully assembled sampling of American history’s most formative words, written by the people who made that extraordinary history—George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin, and many more of America's Founding Fathers. Speeches and sermons, essays and extracts, poems and proclamations illumine such values as independence, virtue, humility, bravery, thrift, prayer, enterprise, liberty, and reliance on God. While peering back to the cradle of America’s national identity, The Portable Patriot also points a way forward, compelling us to heed poet John Dickinson’s plea to “rouse your bold hearts at fair Liberty’s call.” “Nothing ignites a patriot’s heart—or the hope that the truths of our founding era will prevail again—like the documents assembled in The Portable Patriot. How grateful we should be, and how quick to make these historic words our own.” ?Stephen Mansfield, author, The Forgotten Founding Father and The Faith of the American Soldier “Our current struggles over taxation, federal debt, and limited government are part of a larger American story. Kudos to Miller and Parrish for highlighting these essential passages.” ?Hon. Andrew P. Napolitano, Senior Judicial Analyst, Fox News Channel

Understanding the Bill of Rights


Author: James Wolfe,Nancy L. Stair
Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 076606882X
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 112
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Secret societies. Spy networks. Rebellion. Revolution. All of these were precursors to one of the most influential political documents in history. The Bill of Rights consists of the first ten amendments of the United States Constitution, outlining the basic human rights awarded to every American citizen from birth. Read about the origins of the Bill of Rights, its creation, and the influence it still holds.

The Constitution and the Declaration of Independence

A Pocket Constitution
Author: Paul B. Skousen,Izzard Ink Publishing,The Founding Fathers,Tim McConnehey
Publisher: Izzard Ink Publishing
ISBN: 1630729078
Category: Political Science
Page: 102
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