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Ratifying the Republic Antifederalists and Federalists in Constitutional Time

ISBN-10: 080475103X

ISBN-13: 9780804751032

Edition: 2002

Authors: David J. Siemers

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This title explains how the United States Constitution made the transition from a very divisive proposal to a consensually legitimate framework for governing. The federalists' proposal had been bitterly opposed, and constitutional legitimation required a major transformation.
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 9/10/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Preface
Consensus, Dissensus, and Interpretation: How the Antifederalists and Federalists Have Unwittingly Misled Us
"It Is Natural to Care for the Crazy Machine": The Antifederalists' Postratification Acquiescence
Refuge of the Resigned: The Postratification Constitutional Thought of Congressional Antifederalists
Publius in Constitutional Time: A Partnership in Search of Incompatible Equilibria
The Unbearable Transience of Federalist #10
Continuity and Change in the Transition to Partisanship, 1789-1801
The Founding Generation and Political Process: Structural Arrangements in the Early Congress
The Antifederalists: Ironic Legitimators of the American Regime
Appendixes
Ratification Chronology
Members of the U.S. Congress Who Voted in Ratification Conventions
Notes
Works Cited
Index