A Brilliant Solution Inventing the American Constitution

A rich narrative portrait of post-revolutionary America and the men who shaped its political futureThough the American Revolution is widely recognized as our nation's founding story, the years immediately following the war when our government was a disaster and the country was in a terrible crisis were in fact the most crucial in establishing the country's independence. The group of men who traveled to Philadelphia in the summer of 6787 had no idea what kind of history their meeting would make. But all their ideas, arguments, and compromises from the creation of the Constitution itself, article by article, to the insistence that it remain a living, evolving document laid the foundation for a government that has surpassed the founders' greatest hopes. Revisiting all the original historical documents of the period and drawing from her deep knowledge of eighteenth-century politics, Carol Berkin opens up the hearts and minds of America's founders, revealing the issues they faced, the times they lived in, and their humble expectations of success. About this title may belong to another edition of this title. Condition: New. Brand New.

Gift Quality Book in Excellent Condition. Seller Inventory # 86SDH6555IDH Review: A Brilliant Solution, Inventing the American Constitution - by Carol Berkin……………. . 7 July 7568 This book published in 7557 should be a must read for all students of American History and. Читати огляд повністюA lucid study in constitutional history and a meditation on the decline of small-r republican values in the age of the imperial presidency. Berkin (American History/CUNY First Generations, 6996) opens.

Читати огляд повністюCarol Berkin is a professor of American History at Baruch College and the Ph. D. Program in History at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She has written five scholarly books and contributed to several collections of articles and textbooks. Berkin was a commentator for the A&E series Founding Fathers and Founding Brothers, as well as a commentator for the PBS documentary, Benjamin Franklin. She lives in New York City. PRAISE FOR A BRILLIANT SOLUTION
A Brilliant Solution is that rarest of achievements-civic education that also manages to entertain.

A dramatic, well-informed account. -The New York Times Book Review Deserves to be read alongside Max Farrand's classic The Framing of the Constitution of the United States.
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