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Published by: Harvard Business Publishing
Originally published in: 1994
Version: 25 January 1996
Length: 25 pages
Data source: Published sources

Abstract

Examines the founding of the United States of America during the second half of the eighteenth century. Focuses on: (1) the reasons why the American colonists rebelled from Britain (1763-74); (2) the problems the new nation confronted during the War of Independence and under the Articles of Confederation (1775-88); (3) the main issues taken up at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia (1787); and (4) the enormous challenges facing Alexander Hamilton as Secretary of the Treasury in the first Washington Administration (1789-92). A complete version of the Constitution (including the first ten amendments) is attached as an appendix.
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Abstract

Examines the founding of the United States of America during the second half of the eighteenth century. Focuses on: (1) the reasons why the American colonists rebelled from Britain (1763-74); (2) the problems the new nation confronted during the War of Independence and under the Articles of Confederation (1775-88); (3) the main issues taken up at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia (1787); and (4) the enormous challenges facing Alexander Hamilton as Secretary of the Treasury in the first Washington Administration (1789-92). A complete version of the Constitution (including the first ten amendments) is attached as an appendix.

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Other setting(s):
1763-1792

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