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The Framers' Coup

The Making of the United States Constitution

Michael J. Klarman

Americans revere their Constitution. However, most of us are unaware how tumultuous and improbable the drafting and ratification processes were. As Benjamin Franklin keenly observed, any assembly of men bring with them "all their prejudices, their passions, their errors of opinion, their local interests, and their selfish views." One need not deny ...
Publish Date
2018
July 1
First Published in 2016
Goodreads rating
4.32
ISBN
9780190865962
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Sep 21, 2020
@jbouie that's a good book      source