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The Resource Miracle at Philadelphia : the story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September, 1787, Catherine Drinker Bowen ; with a new introduction by Henry Steele Commager ; illustrations for this edition by Warren Chappell

Miracle at Philadelphia : the story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September, 1787, Catherine Drinker Bowen ; with a new introduction by Henry Steele Commager ; illustrations for this edition by Warren Chappell

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Miracle at Philadelphia : the story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September, 1787
Title
Miracle at Philadelphia
Title remainder
the story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September, 1787
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Drinker Bowen ; with a new introduction by Henry Steele Commager ; illustrations for this edition by Warren Chappell
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1897-1973
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Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Dewey number
  • 342.73/02
  • 347.3022
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF4520
LC item number
.B683 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The American past
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  • United States
  • Constitutional history
  • Constitutional Convention (United States : 1787)
  • Constitutional history
  • United States
Label
Miracle at Philadelphia : the story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September, 1787, Catherine Drinker Bowen ; with a new introduction by Henry Steele Commager ; illustrations for this edition by Warren Chappell
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-330) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Constitutional Convention. The scene : origins of the Convention -- The delegates and the State House : Washington and Madison -- In convention : Randolph introduces the Virginia plan -- Federal versus national : the "two supremes" ; the city of Philadelphia -- The chief executive ; Wilson of Philadelphia, Dickinson of Delaware ; Dr. Franklin speaks his mind, June 1-6 -- "Life, liberty and property" : the people at large ; the method of electing congressmen, June 6-7 -- The congressional veto ; proportional representation ; the delegates write home -- America divided : Sherman's compromise ; the Committee of the Whole makes its report, June 11-13 -- The New Jersey plan : Alexander Hamilton makes his speech, June 15-19 -- The great debate : June 19-28 -- The tension mounts ; Europe and America -- Journey through the American states ; the physical scene -- Journey through the American states, continued ; the people -- The Western Territory, the land companies and the Northwest Ordinance ; Manasseh Cutler -- The great compromise ; a king for America ; ten-day adjournment ; General Washington goes fishing -- Committee of Detail : the slavery compromise -- Foreigners in Congress ; the "ten miles square" -- Test oaths, Deism and tolerance ; a standing army ; treason defined -- Who shall ratify? The people or the states? -- Drafting the Constitution; the Committee of Style and Arrangement takes hold, September 8-12 -- A bill of rights rejected -- The Constitution is signed ; the dissidents -- The fight for ratification. The Constitution goes before the country -- Massachusetts ; the people speak -- Virginia and New York ; the federal procession
Control code
17662958
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxv, 346 pages
Lccn
93123575
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)17662958
Label
Miracle at Philadelphia : the story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September, 1787, Catherine Drinker Bowen ; with a new introduction by Henry Steele Commager ; illustrations for this edition by Warren Chappell
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-330) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Constitutional Convention. The scene : origins of the Convention -- The delegates and the State House : Washington and Madison -- In convention : Randolph introduces the Virginia plan -- Federal versus national : the "two supremes" ; the city of Philadelphia -- The chief executive ; Wilson of Philadelphia, Dickinson of Delaware ; Dr. Franklin speaks his mind, June 1-6 -- "Life, liberty and property" : the people at large ; the method of electing congressmen, June 6-7 -- The congressional veto ; proportional representation ; the delegates write home -- America divided : Sherman's compromise ; the Committee of the Whole makes its report, June 11-13 -- The New Jersey plan : Alexander Hamilton makes his speech, June 15-19 -- The great debate : June 19-28 -- The tension mounts ; Europe and America -- Journey through the American states ; the physical scene -- Journey through the American states, continued ; the people -- The Western Territory, the land companies and the Northwest Ordinance ; Manasseh Cutler -- The great compromise ; a king for America ; ten-day adjournment ; General Washington goes fishing -- Committee of Detail : the slavery compromise -- Foreigners in Congress ; the "ten miles square" -- Test oaths, Deism and tolerance ; a standing army ; treason defined -- Who shall ratify? The people or the states? -- Drafting the Constitution; the Committee of Style and Arrangement takes hold, September 8-12 -- A bill of rights rejected -- The Constitution is signed ; the dissidents -- The fight for ratification. The Constitution goes before the country -- Massachusetts ; the people speak -- Virginia and New York ; the federal procession
Control code
17662958
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxv, 346 pages
Lccn
93123575
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)17662958

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