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The Resource Miracle at Philadelphia : the story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787

Miracle at Philadelphia : the story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787

Label
Miracle at Philadelphia : the story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787
Title
Miracle at Philadelphia
Title remainder
the story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787
Title variation
Story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the Federal Convention at Philadelphia in 1787 that produced the Constitution of the U.S
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1897-1973
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Dewey number
342.7302
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
  • JK146
  • KF4510
LC item number
  • .B75
  • .B6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Constitutional Convention (United States : 1787)
  • USA.
  • Constitutional conventions
  • ASAMBLEAS CONSTITUYENTES
  • Grondwetgevende vergaderingen
  • ESTADOS UNIDOS
  • U.S.
  • U.S.
  • Constitutional conventions
  • United States
  • Grondwetgevende vergaderingen
  • ASAMBLEAS CONSTITUYENTES
  • ESTADOS UNIDOS
  • USA
  • Constitutional history
  • Constitutional law
  • Constitutions
Label
Miracle at Philadelphia : the story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-330) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The scene. Origins of the Convention -- The delegates and the State House. Washington and Madison -- In Convention. Randolph introduces the Virginia plan -- Federal versus national. The "two supremes." The city of Philadelphia -- The chief executive. Wilson of Philadelphia, Dickinson of Delaware. Dr. Franklin speaks his mind. June 1-6 -- "Life, liberty and property." The people at large. The method of electing congressmen. June 6-7 -- The congressional veto. Proportional representation. The delegates write home -- America divided. Sheman's Compromise. The Committee of the Whole makes its report. June 11-13 -- The New Jersey Plan. Alexander Hamilton makes his speech. June 15-19 -- The great debate. June 19-28 -- The tension mounts. Europe and America -- Journey through the American states The physical scene -- Journey through the American states, continued. The people -- The Western Territory, the land companies and the Northwest Ordinance. Manasseh Cutler -- The Great Compromise. A king for America. Ten-day adjournment. General Washington goes fishing -- Committee of Detail. The slavery compromise -- Foreigners in Congress. The "ten miles square." --Test oaths, Deism and tolerance. A standing army. Treason defined -- Who shall ratify? The people or the states? -- Drafting the Constitution. The Committee of Style and Arrangement takes hold. September 8-12 -- A bill of rights rejected -- The Constitution is signed -- The Constitution goes before the country -- Massachusetts. The people speak -- Virginia and New York. The Federal procession
Control code
ocm00300432
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xix, 346 pages
Isbn
9780316103787
Lccn
66020798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 31960
  • (OCoLC)00300432
Label
Miracle at Philadelphia : the story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787
Publication
Note
"An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-330) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The scene. Origins of the Convention -- The delegates and the State House. Washington and Madison -- In Convention. Randolph introduces the Virginia plan -- Federal versus national. The "two supremes." The city of Philadelphia -- The chief executive. Wilson of Philadelphia, Dickinson of Delaware. Dr. Franklin speaks his mind. June 1-6 -- "Life, liberty and property." The people at large. The method of electing congressmen. June 6-7 -- The congressional veto. Proportional representation. The delegates write home -- America divided. Sheman's Compromise. The Committee of the Whole makes its report. June 11-13 -- The New Jersey Plan. Alexander Hamilton makes his speech. June 15-19 -- The great debate. June 19-28 -- The tension mounts. Europe and America -- Journey through the American states The physical scene -- Journey through the American states, continued. The people -- The Western Territory, the land companies and the Northwest Ordinance. Manasseh Cutler -- The Great Compromise. A king for America. Ten-day adjournment. General Washington goes fishing -- Committee of Detail. The slavery compromise -- Foreigners in Congress. The "ten miles square." --Test oaths, Deism and tolerance. A standing army. Treason defined -- Who shall ratify? The people or the states? -- Drafting the Constitution. The Committee of Style and Arrangement takes hold. September 8-12 -- A bill of rights rejected -- The Constitution is signed -- The Constitution goes before the country -- Massachusetts. The people speak -- Virginia and New York. The Federal procession
Control code
ocm00300432
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xix, 346 pages
Isbn
9780316103787
Lccn
66020798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 31960
  • (OCoLC)00300432

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