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Jensen, Merrill (ed.) / Constitutional documents and records, 1776-1787
(1976)

Index,   pp. 355-391 ff.


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Index
NOTE: The sub-entries "Convention proposals" and "Convention pro-
posals rejected" in this index refer only to the proposals in the
Constitutional Convention embodied in the formal resolutions and
drafts printed in this volume, not to the many proposals recorded in
the notes of the debates in the Convention.
ADAMS, ANDREW (Conn.)
signer, Articles of Confederation, 94
ADAMS, JOHN (Mass.)
favors strong central government, 55;
on committee to draft Declaration
of Independence, 72; signer, Declara-
tion of Independence, 76; advocates
census, 298
-letter to, 351
ADAMS, SAMUEL (Mass.)
53, 55; on sovereignty of colonial leg-
islatures, 52; opposes Galloway Plan,
52; signer, Declaration of Indepen-
dence, 76; on committee to draft con-
federation, 78; signer, Articles of
Confederation, 94; and R.H. Lee's
amendments (1787), 342n
-letter from, 349n
-letter to, 348
ADAMS, THOMAS (Va.)
signer, Articles of Confederation, 94
ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE
Convention instructs Committee of
Style to draft, 270, 284; draft rejected,
285
ADMIRALTY COURTS
Declaration  of Independence   de-
nounces lack of jury trial in, 74; Draft
Articles give Congress power to
create, 82; Pinckney Plan recom-
mends establishment of in each state,
247
AGRARIAN DISCONTENT
and calling of Constitutional Con-
vention, 178-79
AGREEMENTS, INTERSTATE
See Interstate relations
ALDEN, ROGER (Conn.)
id., 341n; on Constitution, 326
ALLIANCES, FOREIGN
See Treaties
AMBASSADORS
Draft Articles, 79, 82; Articles pro-
hibit states from appointing or re-
ceiving, 88; Articles give Congress
power to appoint and receive, 89;
Convention   proposals  concerning,
252, 254, 265, 266, 267, 277, 279, 280,
281, 293, 294; Constitution gives
President power to appoint, with ap-
proval of Senate, and power to re-
ceive, 313, 314; Constitution gives
Supreme Court original jurisdiction
over cases involving, 314
AMENDMENTS TO ARTIcLEs OF CONFED-
ERATION
Procedures for, 177-78, 192, 193;
Draft Articles, 85-86; Articles, 93;
South Carolina amendments to
Articles, 123; Rhode Island re-
fusal to appoint delegates to Con-
vention, 226, 227-28; debates in
Congress, 327-28, 329-30, 331-33,
344, 345, 348
Proposed by states (1778-79), 55-56,
96; Maryland, 97-100; Massachu-
setts, 103-5; Rhode Island, 105-9;
Connecticut, 109-11; New Jersey,
113-18; Pennsylvania, 119; South
Carolina, 121-23; Georgia, 126-28;
Delaware, 130-31
Proposed or considered by Congress
(1781-86), 63-67, 176-79, 192-94;
Impost of 1781, 140-41; amend-
ment giving Congress coercive
power (1781), 141-48, 333, 341n;
amendment to share expenses ac-
cording to population, 148-50, 240,
258; amendment giving Congress
power to regulate commerce (1785),
154-56; seven amendments of
grand committee of Congress
(1786), 163-68; call for a convention
to revise and amend Articles
(1786-87), 178-79, 185-90, 192
Proposed in Constitutional Conven-
tion: New Jersey Amendments,
234-35, 250-53
Public and private debate on need
for, 176-79, 192-94
AMENDMENTS TO CONSTITUTION
Procedures for, 270; Virginia Reso-
lutions, 245; Pinckney Plan, 247;
Amended Virginia Resolutions,
250; Resolutions of 24 July, 259-60;
Committee of Detail, 269; Amend-
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