Currie, David P. The Constitution in Congress: The Federalist Period 1789 -1801. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997.

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  1. Currie, David P. The Constitution in Congress: The Federalist Period 1789 -1801. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997.

In this book the author deeply analyzes and describes the processes connected with the creation of The Federalist Papers and, hence, The Constitution of the United States of America. His work explores the political trends foverning in Amemrica in the time period from the First Congress (1789-1791) up to the Sixth and Seventh Congresses (1797-1801). Currie writes about the twelve years which have actually become the most important in the formation of the country, but, at the same time, were very intense and rich for the first and future law-makers and governments.

In addition, in this book one may get acquainted with the main features and the most significant people of the Federalist period. The author explores not only the well-known issue concerning The Papers but their origins and reasons as well.

  1. Dumbauld, Edward. The Declaration of Independence and What it Means Today. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1950
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In this book the author presents the historical and political events and circumstances which accompanied the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and marked the end of British authority over the American Colonies, and analyzes the extend to which adoption of this document has influenced further growth and development of the United States.

Dumbauld also compares the philosophy of American and English governments and as appendixes presents The Dunlap Broadside of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson's Preamble to Virginia Constitution Or Form of Government, English Bill of Rights and Virginia Bill of Rights.

  1. Hamilton, Alexander, J. ...

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