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We Have Not a Government: The Articles of Confederation and the Road to the Constitution

George William van Cleve
Format
Book
Published
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Language
English
ISBN
9780226480503, 022648050X, 9780226480640
Contents
  • The confederation's final years: a chronology
  • Introduction
  • The search for national identity
  • War's aftermath
  • Americans and postwar debts: public faith or anarchy?
  • Republic and empire: the struggle over confederation taxes
  • Protecting American commerce in an imperial world
  • Western expansion strains
  • "Astonishing" emigrations and western conflicts
  • The Spanish-treaty impasse and the union's collapse
  • Internal divisions : state social conflicts
  • Economic relief, social peace, and republican justice
  • Shays's rebellion: the final battle of the American revolution?
  • Confederation collapse and its consequences
  • "The truth is, we have not a government" : confederation stalemate and the road to the Philadelphia convention
  • Conclusion: The birth of the American empire.
Description
xix, 390 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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