The Articles of Confederation: An Interpretation of the Social-constitutional History of the American Revolution 1774-1781

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Univ of Wisconsin Press, 1940 - History - 284 pages
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Events surrounding the writing and ratification of the first constitution are recounted and interpreted.
  

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Excellent resource on an often under-analyzed piece of history. Perhaps a tad dated.

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No wonder we needed a new constitution. This book describes the Articles ineffectiveness. Read full review

Contents

The Problem of Interpretation
3
The Internal Revolution
16
Independence and Internal Revolution 17741776
54
The Problem of Union
107
The Dickinson Draft of the Confederation
126
The Solution of the Major Issues
140
The Problem of Sovereignty
161
The Completion of the Articles
177
Early Reaction and Ratification
185
Land
211
The Completion of the Confederation
225
Conclusions
239
Progress of the Articles through Congress
249
The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union
263
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