The Failure Of The Founding Fathers

Author: Bruce ACKERMAN
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674020057
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Based on seven years of archival research, the book describes previously unknown aspects of the electoral college crisis of 1800, presenting a revised understanding of the early days of two great institutions that continue to have a major ...

Andrew Jackson And The Constitution

Author: Gerard N. Magliocca
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Focuses on key Supreme Court battles during Jackson's tenure states' rights, the status of Native Americans and slaves, and many others to demonstrate how the fights between Jacksonian Democrats and Federalists, and later Republicans, is ...

The Development Of The American Presidency

Author: Richard J. Ellis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136980598
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James MacGregor Burns, Packing the Court: The Rise of Judicial Power and the
Coming Crisis of the Supreme Court (New York: Penguin Press, 2009), 22. Bruce
Ackerman, The Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise
of Presidential Democracy (Cambridge, MAzHarvard University Press, 2005),
136. Ellis, Jeffersonian Crisis, 43-45 (quotation at 44). Ackerman, The Failure of
the Founding Fathers, 136. Ellis, Jeffersonian Crisis, 45, 57-58. Ellis, Jeffersonian
 ...

Inventing The Job Of President

Author: Fred I. Greenstein
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400831369
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... (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987); Seymour Martin Lipset,
The First New Nation: The United States in Historical and Comparative
Perspective (New York: Basic Books, 1963); Joanne B. Freeman, Affairs ofHonor:
National Politics in the New Republic (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001);
and Bruce Ackerman, The Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall,
and the Rise of Presidential Democracy (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University
Press, 2005).

Thomas Jefferson And Executive Power

Author: Jeremy D. Bailey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139466291
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But Jefferson and Burr received the same number of Electoral College votes –
because Republicans failed to cast one Burr vote for another candidate –
sending the election to. 1 Scholars have long treated the Twelfth Amendment as
the Aaron Burr Amendment without fully considering what the framers of the
amendment understood of their work. See, for example, Bruce Ackerman, The
Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise of Presidential
Democracy ...

Popular Leadership In The Presidency

Author: Karen S. Hoffman
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739144219
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The Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise of
Presidential Democracy. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005. Adams,
Henry. A History of the United States During the Administrations of James
Madison. 1901. Reprint, New York: Library of America, 1986. Adams, Henry. A
History of the United States During the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson.
1890. Reprint, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921. Adams, John. Letter
from Uriah Forrest to John ...

Books On Early American History And Culture 2001 2005 An Annotated Bibliography

Author: Raymond D. Irwin
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440829225
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520 Ackerman, Bruce A. The Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall,
and the Rise of Presidential Democracy. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University
Press, 2005. 384 p. ISBN 0674018664; ISBN 9780674018662; OCLC 58919429;
LC Call Number E331 .A15; Dewey 320.973/09/034. Citations: 38. Provides a
critique, from a legal perspective, of the Founders' as framers of the Constitution.
Notes that the goal of law is to reduce legal uncertainties and that, where the ...

We The People Volume 1

Author: Bruce A. Ackerman
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674948419
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Volume 2, Publisher desrciption: Constitutional change, seemingly so orderly, formal, and refined, has in fact been a revolutionary process from the first, as Bruce Ackerman makes clear in We the People, Volume 2: Transformations.

Framed

Author: Sanford Levinson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199930872
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2 o See, for such an argument from the political right, F. H. Buckley, “Going North,
” The American Spectator, October 2011, available at http://spectator.org/archives
/2011/10/13/goingnorth 3 o See Bruce Ackerman, The Failure of the Founding
Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise of Presidential Democracy (Cambridge
, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007). 4o See, e.g., Ted Robert Gurr, ed.,
Violence In America: Protest, Rebellion, Reform, vol. 2 (Thousand Oaks,
California: Sage ...

The Supreme Court And The American Elite 1789 2008

Author: Lucas A. Powe, Jr.
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674054423
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In Ackerman's case three books are key: We the People: Foundations (1991), We
the People: Transformations (1998), and The Failure of the Founding Fathers:
Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise of Presidential Democracy (2005). In Graber's
case two books and two articles were paramount: Dred Scott and the Problem of
Constitutional Evil (2006) and Rethinking Abortion: Equal Choice, the
Constitution, and Reproductive Rights (1996); the articles are “The Non-
Majoritarian Difficulty: ...