Chapter 59. The Debate Over Ratification of the Constitution

  1. Jack P. Greene and
  2. J. R. Pole
  1. Murray Dry

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch59

A Companion to the American Revolution

A Companion to the American Revolution

How to Cite

Dry, M. (2000) The Debate Over Ratification of the Constitution, in A Companion to the American Revolution (eds J. P. Greene and J. R. Pole), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch59

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210580

Online ISBN: 9780470756454

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Keywords:

  • debate;
  • ratification of the constitution;
  • delegates;
  • legislature;
  • bill of rights

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Points of Departure

  • Two Views of Republican Government

  • The Constitutional Structure and Powers: Federalism and the Separation of Powers

  • The Bill of Rights: An Anti-Federalist Victory, of Sorts

  • Conclusion