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ERIC Number: EJ433733
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0147-8648
Thoughts on the Roots and Evolution of the Bill of Rights.
Robinson, Donald; And Others
Update on Law-Related Education, v15 n1 p13-17,43-44 Win 1991
Considers how the Bill of Rights originated and has evolved. Reviews the political views of Alexander Hamilton and James Madison and the nature of their support for the Bill of Rights. Explains nineteenth-century classical liberalism and its revolutionary view that political power inhered in the individual rather than in property ownership. (CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bill of Rights; United States Constitution