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The Second Creation

Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era

  • Introduction: Reimagining the Creation of the American Constitution
  • 1. The Uncertainty of Written Constitutionalism
  • 2. Language and Power
  • 3. The Unfinished Constitution
  • 4. The Sacred Text
  • 5. The Rules of the Constitution
  • 6. The “People’s” Constitution
  • 7. The Apotheosis of the Fixed Constitution
  • Epilogue: The Endurance of Fixity
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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