Our Federalist Constitution: The Founders' Expectations and Contemporary American Government (Law and Society: Recent Scholarship)

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9781593324384: Our Federalist Constitution: The Founders' Expectations and Contemporary American Government (Law and Society: Recent Scholarship)

The debate over the ratification of the United States Constitution has much to tell us about American politics. Using predictions made by Federalists and Anti-Federalists during that debate, Faber examines contemporary American politics. The Federalists explained how the various branches of government would work together to govern while preventing tyranny; the Anti-Federalists told us how things would fall apart and why. Through a careful examination of the two houses of Congress, the Presidency, and the Supreme Court, Faber evaluates the state of each in light of the predictions of the founders. He discusses the condition of the national-state relationship using predictions about federalism and consolidation from the ratification debate. Ultimately, although history has not turned out as the Federalists expected, their political system is working largely as they intended.

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Michael Faber studies the ratification debates, focusing on the arguments and political ideology of the Anti-Federalists. He received his PhD in Political Science from Indiana University in 2008, and is presently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Duke University. He lives with his wife, Anne, and their two children in Durham, NC.

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