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The Selling of the Constitutional Convention is a fascinating analysis of news management in the 1780s that sheds new light on the role of the press in early American political culture.
of the Constitutional Convention : A History of News Coverage. These few quotes are the only ones Alexander offers that directly support his thesis
The Selling of the Constitutional Convention : A History of News Coverage. by John K. Alexander. Alexander's thesis is that vast majority of the newspapers throughout America came out not only in favor of the proposed Constitution after it was published but acted as "propaganda instruments" to prepare the public to accept the document during the whole of the Convention itself (. of Alexander). These few quotes are the only ones Alexander offers that directly support his thesis. The rest of his arguments are based on a combination of a statistical argument and what I call, "the argument from wishful evidence".
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John K. Alexander is Professor of History and Distinguished Teaching Professor (Emeritus) at the University of Cincinnati. Библиографические данные. Samuel Adams: The Life of an American Revolutionary.
The Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1902 was an assembly of delegates elected by the voters to write the fundamental law of Virginia. The 1902 Constitution severely restricting suffrage among blacks and whites was proclaimed without submitting. The 1902 Constitution severely restricting suffrage among blacks and whites was proclaimed without submitting it to the people. In May 1900, the increasing public dismay over the electoral fraud and corruption of the Democratic machine under .
Press coverage of the Constitutional Convention cannot be compared because one of the first decisions made in the . Washington was concerned that news about the political process might produce rumors, confusion, worry, and public opposition to worthwhile policies.
Press coverage of the Constitutional Convention cannot be compared because one of the first decisions made in the Constitutional Convention was that nothing spoken in the House be printed, or otherwise published or communicated. But as Jefferson recognized, the news can also lead to productive public debate, dialogue, and deliberation.
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