pt. 1. Foundations of American polity pt. 2. The formation of state and federal constitutions pt. 3. The establishment of the federal government pt. 4. The development of national sovereignty pt. 5. National sovereignty v. state rights pt. 6. The new democracy pt. 7. Slavery and the Constitution pt. 8. The Constitution in the civil war pt. 9. The reconstruction of the Union.
Includes index. Reproduction of original from Harvard Law School Library.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.