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1787 - the Grand Convention.

Clinton Lawrence Rossiter

1787 - the Grand Convention.

by Clinton Lawrence Rossiter

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Published by Macmillan, Collier-Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesNew American history series
The Physical Object
Pagination443p.,ill.,25cm
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20006731M

  It’s been called the “foundational” story of the United States. In the spring and summer of , delegates gathered in Philadelphia and labored from May through September, arguing, wheeling. The Political Significance of Slave Representation, , Journal of Southern History; Rufus King at the Ratifying Convention in Massachusetts, Janu , The Records of the Federal Convention of ; Robert's Rules of Order; The Summer of ; Miracle at Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitution Convention, May to September

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The records of the Federal convention of by United States. Constitutional Convention () Publication date Topics United States Constitution, United States. Evans Ford, P.L. Pamphlets, ESTC W Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy annotated on verso: Grand Procession July 4th Contributor: Constitutional Convention Broadside Collection (Library of Congress) - Hall & Sellers - Hopkinson, Francis Date:

the grand Convention [by] Clinton Rossiter. Format Book Published New York, Macmillan [] Description p. illus., ports. 24 cm. Other titles The grand Convention. Series The New American history series Notes Bibliography: p. [] Subject headings United States. The Federal Convention of engaged in the great and complex labor of framing the constitution for the union of the states. For thirty years afterwards, little was known of its deliberations, and nothing official was published. The variety of versions which began to appear thereafter tended to confuse rather than clarify the situation.


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Overall, I found the book to be an interesting account of the men and the events of the Constitutional Convention at Philadelphia during the Summer of The first third of the book is spent by Rossiter providing a brief outline of the biographies of the 55 men who participated (or were nominated to participate) at the by: The Grand Convention book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. FIRST EDITION!. Excellent condition, DJ, absolutely no marks, t Pages: As with similarly themed books, the great mass of the Convention's history will be found in Max Farrand's The Records of the Federal Convention ofVol.and many (most?) of Professor Rossiter's extensive notes point in that direction.

This book has become one of my favorites: clear, incisive and authoritative, it deserves all five 5/5(3). book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this masterly account of the Philadelphia summer when our Constitution was born, C 4/5.

In this masterly account of the Philadelphia summer when our Constitution was born, Clinton Rossiter establishes his claim that the year is preeminent in American history. Bringing to life the setting and the challenge, he shows how the delegates hammered out the document on which our government and institutions rest today.

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The convention drafted the United States Constitution, the world’s oldest written national constitution still in use. The Grand Convention, by Clinton Rossiter Follow this and additional works at: Part of theConstitutional Law Commons, and theLegal History Commons This Book Review is brought to you for free and open access by the Washington and Lee Law Review at Washington & Lee University School of Law.

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On Septemthe Constitution of the United States of America was signed by 38 of the 41 delegates present at the conclusion of the convention. The Grand Convention, by Clinton Rossiter (read 6 Jul ) This is a marvelously well-done account of the Constitutional Convention of It simply tells one as much as one needs to know on that pivotal event.

A good book. ()/5(1). Books, America, Founding Fathers. The Grand Convention. Edit. Classic editor History Talk (0) Share “I call these men heroes in deliberate defiance of the ban placed upon this word by most serious-minded historians. By hero I mean a leader of men who engages with clear eye and stout heart in an uncertain enterprise for some purpose.

The official authorization of the Federal Convention was a resolution of the Congress of the Confederation, adopted Febru “Resolved, That in the opinion of Congress, it is expedient, that on the second Monday in May next, a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several states, be held at Philadelphia.The Grand Convention.

By CLMON RossixTE_. New York: The Macmillan Co. Pp. $ Professor Rossiter's most recent book is a lively and enthusiastic study of the Philadelphia Convention. It describes the men who met at Philadelphia, their social backgrounds, the America and the sections of America that they represented.Both basic documents were written in Independence Hall, Philadelphia, and thirty signers of the Declaration in played a vital part in the creation and adoption of the Constitution, How to Read the Convention Very few of the delegates selected were present at the appointed time for the meeting of the Grand Convention in.