By Richard A. Harris, Daniel J. Tichenor
This reference source combines certain ancient research, scholarly essays, and first resource records to discover the evolution of rules and associations that experience formed American executive and american citizens' political behavior.
• Over 50 participants, together with a mixture of exclusive and state-of-the-art political scientists and historians
• approximately two hundred fundamental assets, together with Federalist and Anti-Federalist writings, presidential speeches, and landmark preferrred courtroom cases
• vintage engravings and political cartoons aligned with key sessions in American political development
• Tables of presidents and congressional management and maps exhibiting electoral votes over time
• identify and topic indexes for every volume
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Therefore, as Roosevelt responded to a Canadian journalist asking him about the social objectives of the New Deal, the state needs To try to increase the security and happiness of a larger number of people in all occupations of life and in all parts of the country; to give them more of the good things of life, to give them a greater distribution not only of wealth in the narrow terms, but of wealth in the wider terms; to given them places to go in the summertime---recreation; to give them assurances that they are not going to starve in their old age; to give honest business a chance to go ahead and make a reasonable profit, and to give everyone a chance to earn a living (Abbot 1990, 125).
Will enlarge the sphere of [Congressional] power beyond all bounds’’ (Kenyon 1966, 343). S. v. S. v. Morrison (2000), can be seen as an attempt to roll back this expansion of power in a way that Brutus might have appreciated. Although the Anti-Federalists sometimes criticized the judicial and executive branches, most of their fears were centered on the legislative branch. AntiFederalists believed that, under the Articles, the people were allowed to rule themselves through their local and state governments; under the new constitution, in contrast, the Anti-Federalists feared that the people would be dominated by distant and aristocratic congressional representatives who would lack the people’s ‘‘confidence,’’ as the Anti-Federalists often put it.
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. Dry, Murray. 2003. ’’ In History of American Political Thought. Edited by Bryan-Paul Frost and Jeffrey Sikkenga, 216--229. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Duncan, Christopher. 1995. The Antifederalists and Early American Political Thought. Dekalb: Northern Illinois University Press. Elshtain, Jean Bethke. 1995. Democracy on Trial. New York: Basic Books. Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, and John Jay. 1982. The Federalist Papers. New York: Bantam. Kenyon, Cecilia.
A History of the U.S. Political System 3 volumes : Ideas, Interests, and Institutions by Richard A. Harris, Daniel J. Tichenor