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Mr. president

how and why the founders created a chief executive

1st ed.

Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Part I. Precedents (for better and mostly worse): little gods on earth: monarchs and their governors; revolution and the retreat from executive authority
Part II. Conjuring the office: first draft; second guesses; Gouverneur Morris's final push
Part III. Field tests: selling the plan; the launch; Washington and the challenge to transcendent leadership; system failure: partisan politics and the election of 1800; Jefferson stretches the limits.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
352.230973
Library of Congress
JK511 .R36 2012

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25005352M
Internet Archive
mrpresidenthowwh0000raph
ISBN 13
9780307595270
LC Control Number
2011033471
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