History of the Formation of the Constitution of the United States of America, Volume 1
Bancroft, George. History of the Formation of the Constitution of the United States of America. Second Edition. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1882. Two volumes. xxiv, 520; xiv,501 pp. Reprinted 2000 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 99-23946. ISBN 1-58477-002-3. Cloth. $175. * Traces the formation of the federal constitution from its origin to the inauguration of Washington, with an extensive appendix of letters and papers illustrating the formation of the constitution.
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CHAPTER VI THE ARMY AND ITS CHIEF MARCH 1783
CHAPTER VII DISBANDING THE ARMY MARCHJULY 1783
BOOK II ON THE WAY TO A FEDERAL CONVENTION 17831787
CHAPTER II VIRGINIA STATESMEN LEAD TOWARD A BETTER UNION 1784
CHAPTER III THE WEST 17841785
CHAPTER IV THE REGULATION OF COMMERCE THE FIFTH CONGRESS 17841785
CHAPTER V OBSTACLES TO UNION REMOVED OR QUIETED 17831787
CHAPTER VI STATE LAWS IMPAIRING THE OBLIGATION OF CONTRACTS PROVE THE NEED OF AN OVERRULING UNIONBEFORE M...
CHAPTER VII CONGRESS CONFESSES ITS HELPLESSNESS
CHAPTER VIII VIRGINIA INVITES DEPUTIES OF THE SEVERAL LEGISLATURES OF THE STATES TO MEET IN CONVENTION
CHAPTER I HOW THE LAND RECEIVED THE LEGACY OF WASHINGTON JUNEDECEMBER 1783
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