Jackson Turner Main - History - 2004 - 308 pages
The Antifederalists come alive in this state-by-state analysis of politics during the Confederation and the debates over the enlargement of Congressional powers prior to the ...
Bernard Bailyn - History - 1990 - 1214 pages
Contains writings, debates, and speeches from 1787-88 expressing views on the United States Constitution, both for and against ratification.
Garry Wills - History - 1981 - 286 pages
Focuses on the writing and impact of the Federalist papers, their arguments in favor of adoption of the Constitution, and their relation to Hamilton, Madison, and other ...
Ralph Ketcham - Fiction - 2003 - 406 pages
Gathers the dissenting opinions of Patrick Henry and John DeWitt concerning the U.S. Constitution, which have profoundly impacted the American political tradition. Reprint.
Peter S. Onuf - History - 1983 - 284 pages
Historians have emphasized the founding fathers' statesmanship and vision in the development of a more powerful union under the federal constitution. In The Origins of the ...