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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Joseph C. Morton  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Young Adult;

Born: 1932 in Minneapolis, MN

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Illinois Connection

The author taught at Northeastern University in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Morton graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. He was an Associate Professor of History, at Waynesburg College in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania from 1964 - 1967 and a Professor of History at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago from 1967 - 2001.

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Shapers of the great debate at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 :
ISBN: 0313330212. OCLC Number: 70207421

Greenwood Press,. .

As the oldest still operational written constitution in the world, the U.S. Constitution--and the concepts it proclaims-- have been under almost constant attack since its inception. At a convention in 1787, fifty-five delegates assembled in Philadelphia to revise and amend the Articles of Confederation, only to emerge sixteen weeks later with a new document: the U.S. Constitution. The convention was filled with constant debate over how much power should be given to government and how should this power be allocated, state rights v. nationalists, small states v. large states, political conservativ.

The American Revolution /
ISBN: 0313317925. OCLC Number: 51518291

Greenwood Press,. .

A reference guide to the American Revolution containing an overview essay, essays on such topics as the home front and revolutionary diplomacy, biographies of nineteen major revolutionary figures, eleven primary documents, a chronology, and an annotated bibliography.