The United States Constitution: Full Text with Supplmentary Materials
Call Number: 342.73023 Blaisdell 2009
Publication Date: 2009-11-28
The basis of our nation's law and government, the Constitution is Ameria's most important political and social document. This convenient and inexpensive reference contains not only the Constitution's main text and amendments, but also a wealth of background information.
The Anti-Federalist Papers and the Constitutional Convention Debates
Call Number: 342.029 .A629
Publication Date: 2003-05-06
The Federalist Papers defended the Constitution and its strong central government. The Anti-Federalist Papers represented the dissenting opinions of such statesmen as Patrick Henry and Melancton Smith, who saw threats in the Constitution to the rights and liberties so recently won from England. Although the Anti-Federalists lost, they came close to winning and their opinions represent an important contribution to the American Political tradition.
American Insurgents, American Patriots
Call Number: AUDIO CD 973.3 Breen
Publication Date: 2010-05-31
Before there could be a revolution, there was a rebellion; before patriots, there were insurgents. Challenging and displacing decades of received wisdom, T. H. Breen's strikingly original book explains how ordinary Americans were drawn into a successful insurgency against imperial authority.
The Debate on the Constitution
Call Number: 342.029 D33
Publication Date: 1993-06-01
The Debate on the Constitution charts the course of the bloodless revolution that created the government of the United states and the world's oldest working political charter. Franklin, Madison, Jefferson, Washington, John Hancock, Patrick Henry, along with scores of less famous citizens, clearly and passionately debate public order and personal liberty.
The Federalist Papers
Call Number: Audio CD 342.73 H2171
Publication Date: 2010-11-20
Call Number: 342.73 Bar
Publication Date: 2007-07-05
The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787
Call Number: 973.3 Wood
Publication Date: 1969.
During the Revolutionary Era, American political theory underwent a fundamental transformation that carried the nation out of a basically classical world into a milieu that was modern.
Decision in Philadelphia
Call Number: AUDIO CD 342.73024 Collier 2012
Publication Date: 2007-06-26
Fifty-five men met in Philadelphia in 1787 to create the document that has since become the cornerstone of our society and democracy -- The Constitution. The very human qualities of the men who framed the document are brought into focus.
Defending Congress and the Constitution
Call Number: 342.7302 Fisher
Publication Date: 2011-09-07
The Founders' Key
Call Number: AUDIO CD 320.101 Arnn 2012
Publication Date: 2012-05-28
Together, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution form the pillars upon which the liberties and rights of the American people stand. United, they have guided history's first self-governing nation, forming our government under certain universal and eternal principles.
The Great Rehearsal: The Story of the Making and Ratifying the Constitution of the United States
Call Number: 342.73029 V246
Publication Date: 1982-09-13
Here is the story of the men, the ideas and the arguments that shaped thirteen competing sovereign states into one nation.
History and the Constitution: Collected Essays
Call Number: 342.73029 Whi
Publication Date: 2006-12-01
The Liberty Amendments
Call Number: 342.7308 Lev 2013
Publication Date: 2013-08-13
"Levin argues that if we cherish our American heritage, it is time to embrace a constitutional revival."
Miracle at Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787
Call Number: 342.7302 B786m
Publication Date: 1986-09-30
In Miracle at Philadelphia, Catherine Drinker Bowen tells the story of the stormy, brillian session of 1787 in Philadelphia which saw the birth of the Constitution of the United States.
Call Number: 342.73029 Rakove 1996
Publication Date: 1997-05-27
What did the US Constitution originally mean and how can we recover the intentions of the framers? These questions, which resound throughout today's most heated legal and political controversies, lie at the heart of Jack N. Rakove's splendidly readable work of historical analysis.
Plain, Honest Men
Call Number: AUDIO CD 342.73029 Beeman
Publication Date: 2009-05-21
From distinguished historian Richard Beeman comes a dramatic and engrossing account of the men who met in Philadelphia during the summer of 1787 to design a radically new form of government.
Call Number: Audio CD 342.73029 Maier 2010
Publication Date: 2010-11-02
From Pauline Maier, the distinguished historian of Revolutionary-era America and author of the acclaimed American Scripture, comes this fresh and surprising account of a pivotal moment in American history---the ratification of the Constitution.
Rights at Risk
Call Number: 342.7308 Shi 2012
Publication Date: 2012-03-06
A Pulitzer Prize winner delivers an enlightening, intensely researched examination of violations of the constitutional principles that preserve individual rights and civil liberties from courtrooms to classrooms.
The Signers of the Constitution
Call Number: 973.30922 Q5 S5 1987
Publication Date: 1986-07-01
The Summer Of 1787: The Men who Invented the Constitution.
Call Number: 342.029 Stewart 2008
Publication Date: 2008-05-20
The successful creation of the Constitution is a suspense story. The Summer of 1787 takes us into the sweltering room in which delegates struggled for four months to produce the flawed but enduring document that would define a nation.
The Unfinished Nation
Call Number: 973 B858
Publication Date: 1993-05-25
Ch. 6: The Constitution and the New Republic.
1787: The Grand Convention. The Year that made a Nation.
Call Number: 342.73 R835
Publication Date: 1966
A Machine That Would Go of Itself
Call Number: 342.73029 K15
Publication Date: 1986-09-12
Pulitizer prize winning historian Michael Kammen examines the cultural impact on the United States Constitution.
The Constitution: A Documentary and Narrative History
Call Number: 342.73 S656
Publication Date: 1980-03-01
Eminent historian Page Smith begins this history of hte Constitution with the struggle of the English nobility in the days of the Magna Carta. From this background emerged, in 1787, the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, the true beginning of the United States of America.
Encyclopedia of the American Constitution
Call Number: REF 342.73023 E56
Publication Date: 1986-09-01
The Genius of the People
Call Number: 342.73029 M494
Publication Date: 1987-03-01
Mee sets the events and issues of the convention against the background of a small but diverse society that had just won its independence and was already wracked with dissension and fractionalism.
Guide to the U. S. Constitution
Call Number: 342.73023 M682
Publication Date: 1986-04-01
CQ's Guide to the US Constitution is designed to help readers better understand the nation's basic law and to find specific provisions of interests in the document. The first half of the book is a brief history of the writing of the Constitution and an index to the provisions of the document, using common terms that most readers may use. At the of the book is a glossary to help readers understand the terminology used in the Constitution.