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The Resource We have not a government : the Articles of Confederation and the road to the Constitution, George William van Cleve

We have not a government : the Articles of Confederation and the road to the Constitution, George William van Cleve

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We have not a government : the Articles of Confederation and the road to the Constitution
Title
We have not a government
Title remainder
the Articles of Confederation and the road to the Constitution
Statement of responsibility
George William van Cleve
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1783, as the Revolutionary War came to a close, Alexander Hamilton resigned in disgust from the Continental Congress after it refused to consider a fundamental reform of the Articles of Confederation. Just four years later, that same government collapsed, and Congress grudgingly agreed to support the 1787 Philadelphia Constitutional Convention, which altered the Articles beyond recognition. What occurred during this remarkably brief interval to cause the Confederation to lose public confidence and inspire Americans to replace it with a dramatically more flexible and powerful government? We Have Not a Government is the story of this contentious moment in American history
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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1952-
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Van Cleve, George
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States.
  • Constitutional history
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Constitutional history
  • Politics and government
  • United States
Label
We have not a government : the Articles of Confederation and the road to the Constitution, George William van Cleve
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 390 pages
Isbn
9780226480503
Lccn
2017015706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)975400178
Label
We have not a government : the Articles of Confederation and the road to the Constitution, George William van Cleve
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 390 pages
Isbn
9780226480503
Lccn
2017015706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)975400178

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