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Ratifying the Constitution by Michael Allen Gillespie

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Published by Univ Pr of Kansas .
Written in English


  • Constitution: government & the state,
  • Constitutional & administrative law,
  • USA,
  • U.S. Constitutional History,
  • Congresses,
  • Constitutional history,
  • United States,
  • History: American

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Edition Notes

ContributionsMichael Lienesch (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9466141M
ISBN 100700605665
ISBN 109780700605668

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  The Ratification of the Constitution took place on June 21st, The Philadelphia Convention of , which is also known as the Constitutional Convention, began on May 5th, ; this convention consisted of the finalization of the drafting process of the Constitution of the United States – the Constitution was finalized on September 17th, The Constitution would go into effect only after being approved by specially elected ratifying conventions in nine states. Ratification was not easy to win. In most states, property qualifications for voting had broadened from landholding to taxpaying, thereby including most white men, many of whom benefited from the public policies of the states.   Maier, Pauline. Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, – New York: Simon & Schuster, If you take the time to peruse the American history section of . Following the Constitutional Convention, a great debate took place throughout America over the Constitution that had been proposed. This is the story of the debate over the ratification of the United States Constitution. This exhibit provides a guide to understanding a) the records of the debates of the official delegates that took place essentially between December and July and b.

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Ratifying the Constitution. the framers of the new plan crafted a startling new approach through a ratifying procedure that went directly to the people. By this method, the Constitution would become law if nine of the thirteen states approved it after holding special conventions to consider the issue. Building on a model adopted by.   On J , the Constitution became the official framework of the government of the United States of America when New Hampshire became the ninth of 13 states to ratify it. The journey to ratification, however, was a long and arduous process. Until the new Constitution was ratified, the country was governed by the Articles of Confederation. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. RATIFYING CONSTITUTION By Michael Lienesch, Forrest Mcdonald - Hardcover **Mint Condition**. CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Winner of the George Washington Book PrizeWhen the delegates left the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in September , the new Constitution they had written was no more than a proposal. Elected conventions in at least nine of the thirteen states would have to ratify it before it could take effect.5/5(1).