Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution Summary
Jack N. Rakove

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Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution Summary

Original Meanings is concerned with the meaning and content of the United States Constitution, how did it came into being as a result of numerous discussions and debates at the Federal Convention in Philadelphia and the following period of ratification. Rakove looks at how certain phrases or content become a part of the Constitution. The delegates to the Convention come to Philadelphia charged with “fixing” the deficiencies in the Articles of Confederation. The deficiencies of...

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