The Framing of the Constitution of the United States

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Beard Books, 2000 - History - 281 pages
An account of the Federal Convention presenting an analysis of the conditions, the convictions, and the men who framed the Constitution of the United States.
 

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Contents

The Calling of the Federal Convention
1
The Convention and Its Members
14
The Defects of the Confederation
42
THE ORGANIZATION of the CONVENTION
54
The Virginia Plan
68
The New Jersey Plan
84
The Great Compromise
91
After the Compromise
113
The Election of the President
160
Finishing the Work
176
The Completed Constitution
196
The Articles of Confederation
211
The Virginia Plan
225
APPENDIX III The New Jersey Plan
229
The Constitution of the United States
233
The Amendments to the Constitution
252

The Committee of Detail
124
Details and Compromises
134

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