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Top 6 Books about the U.S. Constitution

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The list author says: "Here is my "top 6" list of outstanding books about the origins, framing, ratification, Bill of Rights amendments and contemporary problems of the U.S. Constitution. I hope it will counter many recent misleading and unhistorical books on a vital subject that an "informed citizenry" has to get right if we are to survive as a nation."
The Origins of American Constitutionalism (Bibliographies in the History of)
The Origins of American Constitutionalism (Bibliographies in the History of)
""The U.S. Constitution derives its form and content from a tradition of American colonial documents that began a century and a half prior to 1787.""
Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788
Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788
"Dr. Maier confirms Bernard Bailyn's observation that the literature and state-by-state ratification debates  represents the greatest outpouring of political thought in Western history."
Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution
Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution
"Dr. Beeman tells us the real inside story of the 1787 Constitutional Convention. As Benjamin Franklin observed, "we are groping as it were in the dark to find political truth, and scarce able to distinguish it when presented to us.""
Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution
Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution
"A plethora of invaluable insights into what the U.S. Constitution really means, including little understood sections like the infamous "three-fifths clause.""
How Democratic is the American Constitution? Second Edition
How Democratic is the American Constitution? Second Edition
"Dr. Dahl knocks parts of the U.S. Constitution off their pedestal, and reveals some intrinsic "undemocratic" features that still plague American politics and governance."
The  Great Rights of Mankind: A History of the American Bill of Rights
The Great Rights of Mankind: A History of the American Bill of Rights
"A great book, featuring useful charts and tables, that includes the English antecedents (e.g., the Levellers), and colonial charters and laws that  refined the essential rights and liberties "secured" in the revolutionary state constitutions and the Bill of Rights. Americans need to revive the idea of limiting government by law."