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Chapter 2: The Constitution

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The Problem of Liberty

The Colonial Mind

The Real Revolution

Weaknesses of the Confederation

The Constitutional Convention

The Lessons of Experience

The Framers

The Challenge

The Virginia Plan

The New Jersey Plan

The Compromise

The Constitution and Democracy

Key Principles

Government and Human Nature

The Constitution and Liberty

The Antifederalist View

Need for a Bill of Rights

The Constitution and Slavery

The Motives of the Framers

Economic Interests at the Convention

Economic Interests and Ratification

The Constitution and Equality

Constitutional Reform: Modern View

Reducing the Separation of Powers

Making the System Less Democratic

Who Is Right?



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