Swisher —60 Emmette Redford —61 Charles S. The basic flaw was the assumption that there was a unified business policy. Goldstein Vicki L. Conservatives such as William Howard Taft were shocked at the Progressive interpretation because it seem to belittle the Constitution. Beard’s last two books were American Foreign Policy in the Making: He was initially interested in European history , and he collaborated with J. Beard moved from the history department to the department of public law and then to a new chair in politics and government.
The oldest written national constitution in use, the Constitution defines the principal organs of government and their jurisdictions and the basic rights of citizens. The Beards were especially interested in the postwar era, as the industrialists of the Northeast and the farmers of the West cashed in on their great victory over the southern chsrles.
Munro —27 Jesse S. From neutrality to war. World War I, an international conflict that in —18 embroiled most of the nations of Europe along…. Cochran Lynn Townsend White Jr. Beard moved from the history department to the department of public law and then to a new chair in politics and government.
While frequently criticized for its methodology and conclusions, it was responsible for a wide-ranging reinterpretation of American history of the founding era. Half a century later, journalist and…. Tilly Thomas C. An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States argues that the structure of the [Constitution of the United States] was motivated primarily by the personal financial interests of the Founding Fathers ; Beard contends that the authors of [The Federalist Papers] represented an interest group themselves.
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The Writing of American History Revised ed. In a strong sense, this view simply involved a reaffirmation of the wnat Beard had always criticized by saying that parties were prone to switch rhetorical ideals when interest dictated. Thank you for your feedback. Beard argued the Constitution was designed to reverse the radical democratic tendencies unleashed by the Revolution among the common people, especially farmers and debtors. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Beard’s economic approach was rejected after the s as conservative scholars doing research on specific subgroups discovered deep flaws in Beard’s assumption that business men were united on policy.
The Beards returned to the United States inwhere Charles pursued graduate work in history at Columbia University.
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Wahlke —78 Leon D. Constitution of the United States of Americathe fundamental law of the U. Goldstein Vicki L. He was expelled from the school for unclear reasons, but graduated from the public Knightstown High School in They collaborated on many textbooks.
Pressly bearcs that the Beards fought against the prevailing nationalist interpretation that depicted, “a conflict between rival section-nations rooted in social, economic, cultural, and ideological differences. Presidents of the American Historical Association. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. Ward —73 Avery Leiserson —74 J.
Robert Jervis —01 Robert D. Indeed, the ferocious combat itself was passed over as merely an ephemeral event.