5 edition of George Washington and American constitutionalism found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -240) and index.
|Statement||Glenn A. Phelps.|
|Series||American political thought|
|LC Classifications||E312.29 .P44 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 245 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||245|
|LC Control Number||92021824|
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George Washington and American Constitutionalism, by Glenn A. Phelps — Blurb for book published by the University Press of Kansas, argues that Washington's political thought did influence the principles informing the federal government. George Washington took office as president in with an asset of inestimable value.
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Washington overview. George Washington (Febru [O.S. Febru ] – Decem ) was the first President of the United States (–97), the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
He presided over the convention that drafted the current United States Constitution and. He has written several books, including George Washington's Generals And Opponents () and General John Glover and His Marblehead Mariners (), as well as edited several collections including American Constitutionalism Abroad: Selected Essays in Comparative Constitutional History ().
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His book project, a study of Massachusetts from the late colonial period through the ratification of the United States Constitution, explores why Americans embraced constitutional government amidst the warfare and transformation of empire that.
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“The Nature of American Constitutionalism” The Origins of the American Constitution Michael Kammen “Like the Bible, it ought to be read again and again.” Franklin Delano Roosevelt made that remark about the U.S. Constitution in Marchduring one of those cozy “fireside chats” that reached millions of Americans by Size: KB.
His first book, Thomas Jefferson and American Nationhood (Cambridge, ) was a finalist for the George Washington Book Prize and was named Notable Title in U.S.
Intellectual History by the Society for U.S. Intellectual History. He was named Outstanding Teacher by the graduating class of the University Honors Program in The author (a Pulitzer Prize winner for another book on the Revolutionary War) presents what I would call character studies of the following men: George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Adams, Thomas Paine and Aaron Burr.4/5.
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