History of the Formation of the Constitution of the United States of America, Volume 1

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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 II VIRGINIA STATESMEN LEAD TOWARD A BETTER UNION 1784
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CHAPTER III THE WEST 17841785
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CHAPTER IV THE REGULATION OF COMMERCE THE FIFTH CONGRESS 17841785
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CHAPTER V OBSTACLES TO UNION REMOVED OR QUIETED 17831787
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CHAPTER VI STATE LAWS IMPAIRING THE OBLIGATION OF CONTRACTS PROVE THE NEED OF AN OVERRULING UNIONBEFORE M...
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CHAPTER VII CONGRESS CONFESSES ITS HELPLESSNESS
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CHAPTER VIII VIRGINIA INVITES DEPUTIES OF THE SEVERAL LEGISLATURES OF THE STATES TO MEET IN CONVENTION
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CHAPTER I HOW THE LAND RECEIVED THE LEGACY OF WASHINGTON JUNEDECEMBER 1783
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