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The Other Founders Books

  • Autor: Saul T. Cornell
  • Editor: The University of North Carolina Press
  • Relaese Date: 30 September 1999
  • ISBN: 0807847860
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 352 pages
  • File Size: 16MB
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Description The Other Founders de Saul T. Cornell:

Fear of centralized authority is deeply rooted in American history. The struggle over the U.S. Constitution in 1788 pitted the Federalists, supporters of a stronger central government, against the Anti-Federalists, the champions of a more localist vision of politics. But, argues Saul Cornell, while the Federalists may have won the battle over ratification, it is the ideas of the Anti-Federalists that continue to define the soul of American politics. While no Anti-Federalist party emerged after ratification, Anti-Federalism continued to help define the limits of legitimate dissent within the American constitutional tradition for decades. Anti-Federalist ideas also exerted an important influence on Jeffersonianism and Jacksonianism. Exploring the full range of Anti-Federalist thought, Cornell illustrates its continuing relevance in the politics of the early Republic. A new look at the Anti-Federalists is particularly timely given the recent revival of interest in this once neglected group, notes Cornell. Now widely reprinted, Anti-Federalist writings are increasingly quoted by legal scholars and cited in Supreme Court decisions--clear proof that their authors are now counted among the ranks of America's founders. |Reconsiders the role that Anti-Federalists played during the debate over ratification of the Constitution and traces their political legacy in the half-century that followed. Information about the article author can not be discovered or maybe has been eliminated in the request of the author. Perhaps you might be keen on various other ebooks with the Saul T. Cornell. We're in the position to collect many of the most iformatsii to suit your needs. Pertaining to writers: our site doesn't extend to open obtain ones guides on our webpages merely starting more knowledge about the hem ebook. If you feel web site can be infringing, you need to write to united states concerning this so if you are really the article author of the guides, we're going to instantly get rid of websites from the web-site.


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