The Genius of the People

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Perennial Library, 1988 - Law - 348 pages
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The vivid, comprehensive, and very human story behind the Constitutional Convention of 1787 is told. A portrait of the men who signed it--men united by common backgrounds but divided by diverging ideals. Illustrated.

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The U.S. Constitution was framed in 1789 not by individuals sharing the same goals or class interests, but by men of "myriad diverging appetites, ideals and interests.'' None of the Philadelphia ... Read full review

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In the introduction, Charles Mee states that contrary to common perception, the framers of the Constitution were not a group of like-minded men with the same goals. His book does an excellent job of ... Read full review

Contents

PROLOGUE
1
THE MAN OF HISTORY
7
THE MAN OF ORDER
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Copyright

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