Origins of Legislative Sovereignty and the Legislative State
Greenwood Publishing Group, 1983 - 459 sider
This first book of the sixth volume centers on the Revolutionary and Constitutional eras in early American history, while also carrying the story ahead into the early 19th century. How did the American founders adapt and utilize European thought in their political and legal ideas on sovereignty, state, and legislation? Because of the seismic impact of European thought (and classical traditions) on America's foremost founders, it should come as no surprise that some of the most basic documents in the emergent new Republic were significantly influenced by European writings. Subsequent studies will take up the same basic themes in American thought and events from the mid-19th century to the present period.
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PART ONE AMERICAN FOUNDING FATHERS
Adams in Legislative Profile
Madison in Leislative Profile
Hamilton in Legislative Profile
Hamiltons National Bank
PART THREE FURTHER LEGISLATIVE FOUNDATIONS
The Later PostConvention Era
Congress and Capital
Corasius at the Federal Convention?
The Two Accounts Compared with Each Other
Jeffersons Notes XIII on Constitutions in the Lexicon
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