Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


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The First American Constitutions

Republican Ideology and the Making of the State Constitutions in the Revolutionary Era

Willi Adams

Copyright 1980 by the University of North Carolina Press

Out of Print

A Prize-Winning Book

  Bicentennial Prize, American Historical Association (1976)