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Debate on the Constitution

Debate on the Constitution

federalist and antifederalist speeches, articles and letters during the struggle over ratification. : debates in the state ratifying conventions, Pennsylvania, November 20-December 15, 1787, Connecticut, January 3-9, 1788, Massachusetts, January 9-February 7, 1788.

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Published by The Library of America in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States. -- Convention,
  • Federalist.

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    SeriesThe Library of America -- 62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20915688M


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