Documents Illustrative of the Formation of the Union, with the Federalist PapersTM is the result of more than four years of effort with the goal to build an easy to use
extensively indexed electronic database containing an integrated compilation of The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, the notes of James Madison of the Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787; notes of delegate Major William Pierce from Georgia; resolves from the States in attendance; and several other relevant documents, papers and text concerning and pertaining to the Constitutional Convention of 1787, and of course The Federalist Papers.
documents support and complement each other. By integrating these documents into a single electronic database, it makes it easy and fun to discover the texts showing you how the framers of the Constitution intended this great document to work. The texts are indexed with thousands of references to make it easy to look up the most common and relevant topics of the day and will be an invaluable aid for students, professionals, or just about anyone wishing to learn more about the formation
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