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The failure of the founding fathers [electronic resource] : Jefferson, Marshall, and the rise of presidential democracy / Bruce Ackerman.

By: Ackerman, Bruce A.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007Edition: 1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.Description: 1 online resource (384 p.).ISBN: 9780674020054 (electronic bk.); 0674020057 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 | Marshall, John, 1755-1835 | United States. Supreme Court -- History | Presidents -- United States -- History | Constitutional history -- United States | Federal government -- United States -- History | Separation of powers -- United States -- History | United States -- Politics and government -- 1801-1809 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1797-1801 | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- NationalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Failure of the founding fathers.DDC classification: 320.97309034 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The people's president: Introduction: America on the brink. The original misunderstanding. John Marshall for president. Jefferson counts himself in. On the brink. What went right? -- The people and the court: Introduction: constitutional brinksmanship. Federalist counterattack. Republican triumph. Marbury v. Stuart. Presidential purge. Synthesis. Reverberations -- Documents: Horatius's presidential knot. Judge Bassett's protest.
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Originally published: 2005.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The people's president: Introduction: America on the brink. The original misunderstanding. John Marshall for president. Jefferson counts himself in. On the brink. What went right? -- The people and the court: Introduction: constitutional brinksmanship. Federalist counterattack. Republican triumph. Marbury v. Stuart. Presidential purge. Synthesis. Reverberations -- Documents: Horatius's presidential knot. Judge Bassett's protest.

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