The Crafting of the Constitution Comparison Essay by cee-cee

The Crafting of the Constitution
A comparison between Carol Berkin's "A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution" and Robert Middlekauff's "The Glorious Cause".
# 114842 | 1,946 words | 2 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Jun 26, 2009 in English (Comparison) , History (U.S. Birth of the Nation 1750-1800)


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Description:

The paper attempts to illustrate how the difference between Carol Berkin's "A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution", and Robert Middlekauff's "The Glorious Cause" is that of style. The paper compares the authors' treatments of the atmosphere before the Philadelphia Convention, the early part of the Convention and Madison. The paper shows how Middlekauff does a very professional job presenting material thoroughly, but his style is prone to factual narrative, while Berkin writes with a distinctive flair and descriptiveness of the various and diverse personalities.

Outline:
Introduction
Berkin on Pre-Convention Atmosphere
Middlekauff on Pre-Convention Atmosphere
Berkin on the Early Part of the Convention
Middlekauff on the Early Part of the Convention
Middlekauff on Madison
Berkin on Madison
Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Berkin, Carol. (2002). A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution. New York:Harcourt, Inc.
  • Middlekauff, Robert. (1982). The Glorious Cause. New York: Oxford University Press.

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APA Format

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MLA Format

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