From Parchment to Power: How James Madison Used the Bill of Rights to Save the Constitution
This study of the American Bill of Rights reflects on the first principles of republican government and reveals the origins, ironies and meanings of the first ten Amendments. The author perceives the Bill of Rights as a tribute to James Madison's grasp of the imperatives of constitution making.
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THE LAST DAYS OF SUMMER 1787
THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS
THE POLITICS OF RATIFICATION
REFLECTIONS ON PART ONE
WHAT USE CAN A BILL OF RIGHTS SERVE? A MADISONJEFFERSON
REFLECTIONS ON PART Two
THE DEBATE BEGINS
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