ERIC Number: ED345999
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
The Reluctant Pillar: New York and the Adoption of the Federal Constitution.
Schechter, Stephen L., Ed.
This collection of essays is intended for both the general reader and the specialist and is designed to provide the basic elements needed for an introductory survey and a reference aid to the role of New York State in the adoption of the federal Constitution. The collection is organized into five sections: theory, history, materials, people and places, and chronologies. The essays include: "The U.S. Constitution and the American Tradition of Constitution-Making" (Daniel J. Elazar); "The Ends of Federalism" (Martin Diamond). "The Constitution of the United States: The End of the Revolution" (Richard Leffler); "New York: The Reluctant Pillar" (John P. Kaminski); "A Guide to Sources for Studying the Ratification of the Constitution by New York State" (Gaspare J. Saladino);"Fiction--Another Source" (Jack VanDerhoof); "A Biographical Gazetteer of New York Federalists and Antifederalists" (Stephen L. Schechter); "A Preliminary Inventory of the Homes of New York Federalists and Antifederalists" (Stephen L. Schechter); and "A Guide to Historic Sites of the Ratification Debate in New York" (Stephen L. Schechter). The volume concludes with two chronologies, entitled respectively: "A Chronology of Constitutional Events during the American Revolutionary Era, 1774-1792"; and "A Chronology of New York Events, 1777-1788." (DB)
Descriptors: Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Educational Resources, Political Science, Politics, State History, United States History
Council for Citizenship Education, Russell Sage College, Troy, NY 12180 ($8).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Russell Sage Coll., Troy, NY.
Identifiers: New York; United States Constitution