BRIA 21 4

Bill of Rights in Action
Fall 2005 (21:4)

Centralized vs. Decentralized Rule

This edition of Bill of Rights in Action looks at problems of putting together a strong central government. The first article examines the legacy Alexander the Great, who conquered much of his known world, died suddenly, and left his successors to govern his massive empire. The second article explores the first U.S. government under the Articles of Confederation, its achievements, and ultimate failure. The last article examines the European Union and its prospects for unifying Europe.

World History: The Legacy of Alexander the Great

U.S. History: The Articles of Confederation

Current Issue: The European Union: Toward a “United States of Europe”?

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Officers: Louis P. Eatman, President; Publications Committee: Marvin S. Sears, Chairperson; Gerald Chaleff, Katrina M. Dewey, Marshall P. Horowitz, Gail Migdal Title, Thomas E Patterson, Thomas D. Phelps, Patrick Rogan, Peggy Saferstein, Paul W.A. Severin, Lois Thompson, Carlton Varner. Staff: Todd Clark, Executive Director; Marshall L. Croddy, Director of Programs; Carlton Martz and Lucy Eisenberg, Writers; Bill Hayes, Editor; Andrew Costly, Production Manager; Carlton Varner,CRF Board Reviewer.



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