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American sovereigns : the people and America's Constitutional tradition before the Civil War / Christian G. Fritz.

By: Fritz, Christian G, 1953-.
Contributor(s): American Council of Learned Societies.
Material type: TextTextSeries: ACLS Humanities E-Book.Cambridge studies on the American Constitution: ; ACLS Humanities E-Book: Publisher: Oxford, [U.K.] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2008Description: xi, 427 p. : map ; 24 cm.Subject(s): Constituent power -- United States -- History | People (Constitutional law) -- United States -- History | States' rights (American politics) -- History | Federal government -- United States -- History | Constitutional history -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Prologue -- The people's sovereignty in the states -- Revolutionary constitutionalism -- Grass-roots self-government : America's early determinist movements -- Revolutionary tensions : "friends of government" confront "the Regulators" in Massachusetts -- The sovereign behind the Federal Constitution -- The Federal Constitution and the effort to constrain the people -- Testing the constitutionalism of 1787 : the whiskey "rebellion" in Pennsylvania -- Federal sovereignty : competing views of the Federal Constitution -- The struggle over a constitutional middle ground -- The collective sovereign persists : the people's constitution in Rhode Island -- Epilogue.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Prologue -- The people's sovereignty in the states -- Revolutionary constitutionalism -- Grass-roots self-government : America's early determinist movements -- Revolutionary tensions : "friends of government" confront "the Regulators" in Massachusetts -- The sovereign behind the Federal Constitution -- The Federal Constitution and the effort to constrain the people -- Testing the constitutionalism of 1787 : the whiskey "rebellion" in Pennsylvania -- Federal sovereignty : competing views of the Federal Constitution -- The struggle over a constitutional middle ground -- The collective sovereign persists : the people's constitution in Rhode Island -- Epilogue.

Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Scholarly Publishing Office, 2010. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) ([Cambridge studies on the American Constitution]) Mode of access: Intranet.

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