Primary Sources of American Political Documents: Understanding the Iroquois Constitution, 1st Edition

  • James Wolfe
  • Lesli J. Favor
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 076606879X
  • ISBN-13: 9780766068797
  • DDC: 974.7004
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 160 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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The Iroquois Constitution was created in the late sixteenth century to bring peace and unity to five—and later, six—warring Iroquois nations. How did it affect later political documents in the United States? Read about the legacy of the Iroquois Constitution and how its influence can still be felt today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Formation of a Confederacy.
2: The Establishment of the Great Law of Peace.
3: The Power of the Iroquois Constitution.
4: The Legacy of the Iroquois Confederacy.
Appendix The Iroquois Constitution.
Further Reading.
Web Sites.
Chapter Notes.