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Text extracted from opening pages of book BULWARK OF THE REPUBLIC A Biography of the Constitution By BURTON J HENDRICK Author of The Lees of Virginia With Illustrations Such is the World s great harmony, that springs From Order, Union, full Consent of things POPE S Essay on Man HI, 295 296 BOSTON LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY 1937 C o Y R I G H T IQ37, BY BURTON J HENDRText extracted from opening pages of book BULWARK OF THE REPUBLIC A Biography of the Constitution By BURTON J HENDRICK Author of The Lees of Virginia With Illustrations Such is the World s great harmony, that springs From Order, Union, full Consent of things POPE S Essay on Man HI, 295 296 BOSTON LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY 1937 C o Y R I G H T IQ37, BY BURTON J HENDRICK ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO REPRODUCE THIS BOOK OR PORTIONS THEREOF IN ANY FORM FIRST EDITION Published June 1 37 THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY PRESS BOOKS ARE PUBLISHED BY LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY COMPANY PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 1937 ix PROLOGUE I BOOK I THE UNITED STATES BECOMES A NATION 9 BOOK II THE STRUGGLE FOR EXISTENCE 101 BOOK III THE RISE AND FALL OF NULLIFICATION 189 BOOK IV THE GREAT FAILURE OF THE CONSTITUTION 259 BOOK V THE CONSTITUTION IN THE MODERN WORLD 333 THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 431 INDEX 453 ILLUSTRATIONS JAMES MADISON Frontispiece From a portrait by Gilbert Stuart, in the possession of Bowdoin College GEORGE WASHINGTON 14 From an engraving by Edward Savage after his own portrait of Washington, painted in 1789 owned by the French American Mu seum at Blerancourt, a gift of Miss Anne Morgan MOUNT VERNON 14 ALEXANDER HAMILTON 15 From a portrait by John Trumbull in the William Jay Iselin Collec tion Courtesy of Mrs Arthur Iselin JOHN JAY 15 From a portrait by Gilbert Stuart, in the possession of Mr Arthur M DuBois Courtesy of the owner OLIVER ELLSWORTH 80 From a portrait by John Trumbull Courtesy of the Gallery of Fine Arts, Yale University ROGERSHERMAN 80 From a portrait by Ralph Earle Courtesy of the Gallery of Fine Arts, Yale University TIMOTHY PICKERING 81 From a portrait by Gilbert Stuart, in the possession of Mrs Arthur T Lyman Courtesy of the owner JAMES WILSON 81 From a portrait by Leopold Seyffert, in the possession of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia THOMAS JEFFERSON 164 From a portrait by Mather Brown, in the possession of Mr Charles Francis Adams Courtesy of the owner INDEPENDENCE HALL 164 viii ILLUSTRATIONS JOHN MARSHALL 165 From a portrait painted in 1832 by Henry Inman, in the possession of the Law Association in Philadelphia HENRY CLAY 206 From a portrait by William Walcutt, in the possession of the Ken tucky State Historical Society Courtesy of the owners JOHN C CALHOUN 206 SALMON P CHASE 207 From a portrait by F B Carpenter, in the possession of the Union League Club of New York Courtesy of the owners DANIEL WEBSTER 207 From a portrait by Chester Harding, in the Albert H Wiggin Collection Courtesy of the owner ROGER BROOKE TANEY 240 From a portrait by Henry Inman, in the possession of Mr Gurney E Newlin Courtesy of the owner OLD SUPREME COURT CHAMBER 240 WEBSTER REPLYING TO HAYNE 241 From a painting by George P A Healy, now in Faneuil Hall, Boston STEPHEN A DOUGLAS 336 Engraved by T Knight from a daguerreotype ABRAHAM LINCOLN 336 From an ambrotype made in 1860, now in the collection of Mr F H Meserve JOHN MARSHALL HARLAN 337 OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR 337 THE SUPREME COURT, 1937 400 NEW SUPREME COURT BUILDING 401 INTRODUCTION 1937 IN 1831, something than a century ago, a young French aristo crat came to the UnitedStates to investigate that new spectacle of popular rule, in which his faith, at that time, was not oversanguine Four years afterward Alexis de Tocqueville, then thirty, published his Democracy in America, a work which has ever since remained a prime authority in the literature of government Unlike most for eign visitors to the young, undeveloped country, De Tocqueville made a patient and deep study of the American system, to which he became a philosophic convert The Constitution he regarded as the greatest ever framed as for the Supreme Court, a imposing


  • Title: Bulwark of the Republic: A Biography of the Constitution
  • Author: Burton J. Hendrick
  • ISBN: 9781561692187
  • Page: 230
  • Format: Hardcover

About Author:

Burton J. Hendrick

Associate editor of World s Work 1913 27 Three time Pulitzer Prize winner in American History for the co written A Victory at Sea 1920 and in American Biography for the first volume of The Life and Letters of Walter H Page 1922 and The Training of an American 1928.



Comments Bulwark of the Republic: A Biography of the Constitution

  • Keith

    There’s two ways of looking at his book: a history of the U.S. through the lens of the Constitution, or the history of the Constitution through the lens of U.S. history. It’s a rather eclectic history, choosing certain pieces of American history – and granted many of the most important moments – and explaining the role and perception of the Constitution. From the title, the author describes the Constitution as the bulwark of the nation. Yet many issues he describes were caused by the Con [...]


  • Sam

    Yet another amazing history from one of the greatest. This one is a "biography" of the US Constitution. Biography because attempts to detail the mutability of the document, how succeeding generations have molded and interpreted it.


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