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McDonald, Forrest

Overview
Works: 129 works in 442 publications in 2 languages and 20,748 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Popular works  Juvenile works  Constitution 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: E311, B
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Most widely held works by Forrest McDonald
The Presidency of George Washington by Forrest McDonald( Book )

21 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assesses the importance of Washington's administration in establishing the institution of the presidency
We the people : the economic origins of the Constitution by Forrest McDonald( Book )

55 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novus ordo seclorum : the intellectual origins of the Constitution by Forrest McDonald( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of the Constitutional Convention and discusses how the Constitution was developed
The Presidency of Thomas Jefferson by Forrest McDonald( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Jefferson occupies a special niche in the hagiology of American Founding Fathers. His name is invoked for a staggering range of causes; statists and libertarians, nationalists and States' righters, conservatives and radicals all claim his blessing. In this book, Forrest McDonald examines Jefferson's performance as the nation's leader, evaluating his ability as a policy-maker, administrator, and diplomat."--Publisher
E pluribus unum: the formation of the American Republic, 1776-1790 by Forrest McDonald( Book )

25 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Hamilton : a biography by Forrest McDonald( Book )

17 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this critical reinterpretation of Hamilton's life, the first Secretary of the Treasury is perceived as an ambitious man whose self-appointed mission was to create a new social order in America based not on status but on money
The American presidency : an intellectual history by Forrest McDonald( Book )

13 editions published in 1994 in English and Italian and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En historisk analyse af den amerikanske præsident-post som institution fra 1776 til idag
States' rights and the union : imperium in imperio, 1776-1876 by Forrest McDonald( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's leading constitutional historian presents the first history of states' rights in the United States, surveying the concept's history from the Declaration of Independence to the end of Reconstruction. McDonald (history, U. of Alabama) explores the balance between general and local authority in government. Tracing the concept of states' rights from the Declaration of Independence to the end of Reconstruction, he illuminates the constitutional, political, and economic contexts in which the issues have evolved
Insull by Forrest McDonald( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documented full-length biography of the financial wizard, whose business collapse in 1932 revealed him to be the most publicized villain of his time
Confederation and constitution, 1781-1789 by Forrest McDonald( Book )

14 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents historical documents from the period of time between the U.S. Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution, providing readers with a higher level of understanding and appreciation of the evolving nature of the U.S. Constitution and its relevance to contemporary societal issues. This work begins with a history of that period and of the documents that were generated. A chronology of events from the Annapolis Convention of 1786 through Virginia's ratification of the Bill of Rights in 1791 follows along with a presentation of 27 documents, including: (1) the Articles of Confederation; (2) the Northwest Ordinance; (3) letters written by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson; (4) transcripts of various debates; (5) the Virginia and the New Jersey plans for Union; (6) the Constitution of the United States; (7) some of the papers from "The Federalist"; (8) amendments proposed by Massachusetts and Virginia; and (9) the Bill of Rights. A bibliographical essay suggests 29 items for further reading. An appendix offers high school lesson plans for three of the documents presented: (1) the Virginia plan for Union; (2) debate on executive power; and (3) debate on the judiciary, the veto, and the separation of powers
Requiem : variations on eighteenth-century themes by Forrest McDonald( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enough wise men; the story of our Constitution by Forrest McDonald( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the people and the times explains the origin of the Constitution
A constitutional history of the United States by Forrest McDonald( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Phaeton ride; the crisis of American success by Forrest McDonald( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The formation of the American Republic, 1776-1790 by Forrest McDonald( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The torch is passed: the United States in the 20th century by Forrest McDonald( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and Italian and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empire and nation by John Dickinson( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of the Constitution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In American history, no document has sparked as much reverence, discussion, and controversy as the Constitution. But how does it really affect our everyday lives? Join Bill Moyers for this eleven-part series, originally produced to mark the Constitution's bicentennial, that delves into the fascinating history and contemporary relevance of the ultimate law of the land
The last best hope; a history of the United States by Forrest McDonald( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cracker culture : Celtic ways in the Old South by Grady McWhiney( Book )

3 editions published between 1753 and 1989 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cracker Culture is a provocative study of social life in the Old South that probes the origin of cultural differences between the South and the North throughout American history. Among Scotch-Irish settlers the term & ldquo;Cracker & rdquo; initially designated a person who boasted, but in American usage the word has come to designate poor whites. McWhiney uses the term to define culture rather than to signify an economic condition. Although all poor whites were Crackers, not all Crackers were poor whites; both, however, were Southerners. The author insists that Southerners and Northerners were
 
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Novus ordo seclorum : the intellectual origins of the Constitution
Alternative Names
Forrest McDonald American historian

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Forrest McDonald historiador estadounidense

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Forrest McDonald US-amerikanischer Historiker

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Languages
English (265)

Italian (2)

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We the people : the economic origins of the ConstitutionNovus ordo seclorum : the intellectual origins of the ConstitutionThe Presidency of Thomas JeffersonE pluribus unum: the formation of the American Republic, 1776-1790Alexander Hamilton : a biographyThe American presidency : an intellectual historyStates' rights and the union : imperium in imperio, 1776-1876Insull