The Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise of Presidential Democracy

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The Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise of Presidential Democracy - Ackerman, Bruce

Based on seven years of archival research, the book describes previously unknown aspects of the electoral college crisis of 1800, presenting a revised understanding of the early days of two great institutions that continue to have a major impact on American history: the plebiscitarian presidency and a Supreme Court that struggles to put the ... Read More

The Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise of Presidential Democracy 2007, Belknap Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674023956

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The Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise of Presidential Democracy 2005, Belknap Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674018662

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