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The Resource A necessary evil : a history of American distrust of government, Garry Wills

A necessary evil : a history of American distrust of government, Garry Wills

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A necessary evil : a history of American distrust of government
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A necessary evil
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a history of American distrust of government
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Garry Wills
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eng
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Index
index present
LC call number
E183
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.W57 1999
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non fiction
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bibliography
A necessary evil : a history of American distrust of government, Garry Wills
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-346) and index
Contents
Revolutionary myths -- Minutemen -- Term limits -- Constitutional myths -- Sovereign states -- Checking efficiency -- Co-equal branches -- Uses of faction -- Bill of rights -- No standing army -- Nullifiers -- John Taylor of Caroline: father of nullification -- Jefferson: prophet of nullification -- Madison: abettor of nullification -- Nullification North: Hartford Convention --Nullification South: John C. Calhoun -- Academic nullifiers -- Seceders -- Civil War -- Insurrectionists -- From Daniel Shays to Timothy McVeigh -- Academic insurrectionists -- Vigilantes -- Groups: from regulators to clinic bombings -- individuals: frontier -- Individuals: NRA -- Withdrawers -- Individuals: from Thoreau to Mencken -- Groups: from Brook Farm to hippie communes -- Disobeyers -- From Dr. King to SDS -- Necessary good -- Uses of government -- Uses of fear
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25 cm.
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Extent
365 p.
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9780684844893
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99035879

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