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Toward A More Perfect Union

Author : Herbert J. Storing
ISBN : 0844738409
Genre : Political Science
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This book contains major writings by five of America's most distinguished political scientists and political theorists.
Category: Political Science

Toward A More Perfect Union

Author : Neil Longley York
ISBN : 0887069258
Genre : Law
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Toward a More Perfect Union is the last of a three-volume series examining the Constitution--as it was drafted and ratified, and the uses made of it over the past two hundred years. Each volume includes essays first presented at conferences on the Bicentennial of the Constitution held at Brigham Young University in 1985, 1986, and 1987, and several additional essays written especially for these anthologies.
Category: Law

Toward A More Perfect Union

Author : Ann Fairfax Withington
ISBN : 9780195101300
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In October of 1774, Congress passed a moral code which banned the theater, cock-fights, and horse races. In abiding by this code, Americans built for themselves a character as a virtuous people which set them apart from the "corrupt" British, prepared them to declare independence, and gave them the confidence to establish republican governments. This book uses the specific moral code of Congress as a springboard into the issues generated by the constitutional crisis that precipitated the American Revolution. Withington argues that the moral program, grounded in popular culture, worked as a political strategy to involve people emotionally in the cause and to broaden the reach of resistance to include all classes and both genders. Withington's integration of political history with the materials of popular culture, including cocker manuals, mortuary paraphernalia, prints, caricatures, anagrams, bawdy comedies and sentimental tragedies, and last speeches of condemned criminals leads the reader into a deeper understanding of the formation and significance of the revolutionary ideology
Category: Literary Criticism

A More Perfect Union

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ISBN : 1606180746
Genre : Constitutional history
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A More Perfect Union

Author : United States. National Archives and Records Service
ISBN : UVA:X004095835
Genre : Constitutional history
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Reprint. Originally published : Washington, D.C. : National Archives Trust Fund Board, 1978.
Category: Constitutional history

A More Perfect Union

Author : Paul F. Boller
ISBN : 0395591724
Genre : History
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This reader "presents students with the original words of speeches and testimony, political and legal writings, and literature that have reflected, precipitated, and implemented pivotal events of the past four centuries"--pref.
Category: History

Evelyn S Promise A More Perfect Union Series Book 4

Author : Betty Bolte
ISBN : 9781614178187
Genre : Fiction
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"The story centers on second chances at love and the role of compromise in relationships." ~Amazon Reviewer Love Blossoms Where Flames Rampaged in the Revolutionary War Romance, EVELYN'S PROMISE by Betty Bolte Charleston, South Carolina, 1782-1783 Determined to make her own way in the emerging United States of America, and live free of the dictates and demands of another husband, widow Evelyn Hamilton faces soaring post-war inflation as she struggles to provide for herself and her infant son. Militiaman Nathaniel Williams is determined to make his fortune on the New Frontier. But during a visit to Charlestown, his heart is ensnared by a smart, beautiful widow, forcing Nathaniel to make the hardest decision of his life. PUBLISHER'S NOTE: Betty Bolte is known for her detailed research and true-to-period imagery. Her work delights readers who appreciate a historical experience with strong female characters. This story does NOT contain vulgar language and DOES include mildly explicit sexual situations. We hope you enjoy it! REVIEWS: "The story depicts well the challenges and opportunities presented by a nation coming out of a devastating war, and how people work to rebuild their lives and their future." ~eBook Discovery Reviewer "Really keeps you on the edge of your seat plenty of intrigue till the last page." ~Maria, eBook Discovery Reviewer A MORE PERFECT UNION SERIES, in order: Emily's Vow Amy's Choice Samantha's Secret Evelyn's Promise
Category: Fiction

A More Perfect Union

Author : William Peters
ISBN : UOM:39015010412636
Genre : Constitutional conventions
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Describes the creation of the U.S. Constitution, and discusses the people and issues that shaped it
Category: Constitutional conventions

A More Perfect Union

Author : Linda Sargent Wood
ISBN : 0199703469
Genre : History
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In 1962, when the Cold War threatened to ignite in the Cuban Missile Crisis, when more nuclear test bombs were detonated than in any other year in history, Rachel Carson released her own bombshell, Silent Spring, to challenge society's use of pesticides. To counter the use of chemicals--and bombs--the naturalist articulated a holistic vision. She wrote about a "web of life" that connected humans to the world around them and argued that actions taken in one place had consequences elsewhere. Thousands accepted her message, joined environmental groups, flocked to Earth Day celebrations, and lobbied for legislative regulation. Carson was not the only intellectual to offer holistic answers to society's problems. This book uncovers a sensibility in post-World War II American culture that both tested the logic of the Cold War and fed some of the twentieth century's most powerful social movements, from civil rights to environmentalism to the counterculture. The study examines important leaders and institutions that embraced and put into practice a holistic vision for a peaceful, healthful, and just world: nature writer Rachel Carson, structural engineer R. Buckminster Fuller, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., Jesuit priest and paleontologist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, humanistic psychologist Abraham Maslow, and the Esalen Institute and its founders, Michael Murphy and Dick Price. Each looked to whole systems instead of parts and focused on connections, interdependencies, and integration to create a better world. Though the '60s dreams of creating a more perfect world were tempered by economic inequalities, political corruption, and deep social divisions, this holistic sensibility continues to influence American culture today.
Category: History

A More Perfect Union

Author : Barry J. Eichengreen
ISBN : 0881651052
Genre : Business & Economics
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Category: Business & Economics