First published in 1908, Constitutional Government in the United States offers Woodrow Wilson’s thoughts on the US political system, including his famous theories regarding constitutional interpretation.
This classic volume presents Woodrow Wilson’s criticism of the US founding fathers and cements him as a thought leader during the Progressive era. In it, Wilson discusses the various branches of the US government, including the constitution, courts, party leaders and presidencies.
Based on a series of speeches given by Wilson before he won the presidential election in 1912, this classic of American political science literature is still shaping thoughts around the subject today.
Chapters in this book include:
- What is Constitutional Government?
- The Place of the United States in Constitutional Development
- The President of the United States
- The House of Representatives
- The Senate
- The Courts
- The States and the Federal Government
- Party Government in the United States
Constitutional Government in the United States is an essential read for anyone interested in the evolution of political thought and the history of the US constitution.