The Constitutional Convention of 1787

Constructing the American Republic

By John Patrick Coby

Approx. 206 pp., 8 x 10, 1 halftone, 8 tables, appends., notes

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-7088-1
    Published: July 2022
  • E-book EPUB ISBN: 978-1-4696-7227-4
    Published: July 2022
  • E-book PDF ISBN: 979-8-8908-6404-8
    Published: July 2022

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The Constitutional Convention of 1787 brings to life the debates that most profoundly shaped American government. As representatives to the convention, students must investigate the ideological arguments behind possible structures for a new government and create a new constitution.

About the Author

John Patrick Coby is Esther Booth Wiley '34 Professor of Government at Smith College.
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