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Jensen, Merrill; Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J. (ed.) / Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Pennsylvania
(1976)

Index,   pp. 747-779 ff.


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Index
NOTE: Users of this index are reminded that more material relating
to many of the entries is to be found in the microform supplement
to this volume and in Commentaries on the Constitution: Public and
Private.
ADAMS, JOHN: See Political writers and
writings, references to
ADDRESS OF THE SECEDING ASSEMBLYMEN:
See Pennsylvania Assembly and Ad-
dress of the Seceding Assemblymen
AGNEW, JOHN: id., 673n; as judge,
Court of Common Pleas and Carlisle
riot, 670, 679, 683, 684, 694, 696n,
696-97, 697-98, 698-99, 699-700, 702,
706, 708
-letter to, 696-97
ALLISON, JAMES, 713n; in Assembly, 94,
239, 240, 247, 254; votes against call
for state convention, 67; signer, Ad-
dress of the Seceding Assemblymen,
117
ALLISON, JOHN: id., 209n; elected Con-
vention delegate, Franklin County,
208, 258-59, 327; in Convention, 333,
365, 368, 370, 590, 591, 612, 613;
signer, Form of Ratification, 616
AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLES OF CONFEDER-
ATION: provisions for, 81-82, 86-87,
89, 91 398-99, 467; Impost of 1781,
32-33, 190, 290, 435-36, 438, 618, 664;
Impost of 1783, 32-33, 618-19; argu-
ment that Constitutional Convention
violated call by Congress and Penn-
sylvania delegates violated state in-
structions to propose amendments,
81, 115, 125, 300-1, 313-14, 317, 323,
368, 394, 398-99, 445, 446, 469, 619,
621, 655, 657, 664-66, 709, 710, 711,
724; agreement on need for, 116, 337,
394, 445, 447, 459, 618-19, 664; ar-
gument that amendments would not
solve problems of the Union, 491,
551, 556-57. See also Articles of Con-
federation; Confederation Congress;
Convention, Constitutional, debate
over
AMENDMENTS TO CONSTITUTION, DEBATE
OVER, 35, 280, 292-93, 382, 445, 459,
503, 504, 602, 642-43, 654, 722; as-
sertions that Confederation Congress
has right to propose, 74-75, 454; de-
nials that Confederation Congress has
right to propose, 76, 456; demand
for, 116, 129, 193, 194, 204, 208, 209,
211, 279-80, 280, 288, 300-3, 303-6,
306-9, 309-11, 311-12, 313-15, 323,
323-24, 384-86, 391-92, 393, 397, 398,
399, 421, 427, 439, 440, 441, 444, 459,
467, 468, 469, 502, 504, 506, 507, 528,
589, 596, 597-99, 617, 623-25, 630-31,
636; argument that necessary amend-
ments should follow establishment of
new government, 148, 172, 191, 223,
261, 288, 290, 292, 383, 387, 450, 451,
493, 545, 556, 581, 584-85, 649, 715,
717; argument that bill of rights is
unnecessary, 168, 218, 280, 323, 382-
84, 386-87, 387-90, 390-91, 411-12,
420, 421, 429-31, 433-34, 434-35, 436-
37, 439, 447, 454, 469-70, 485, 516-17,
521, 541-42, 545, 546-47, 570, 642; ar-
gument that Antifederalists cannot
agree on, 76-77, 418-19, 456; asser-
tions that state conventions have
right to propose, 204, 292-93, 300-3,
305-6, 365; denials that state con-
ventions have right to propose, 290-
91, 322, 337, 338-39, 365-66, 533;
"Many Customers" proposes, 306-9;
Cumberland County petition favors,
309-11, 323-24, 588, 589, 596; demand
for explicit statement in Constitution
guaranteeing people right to adopt,
386, 592; Antifederalists asked to
present bill of rights to Convention,
441, 444; as a check on power of
Congress, 450, 451, 717; Robert
Whitehill proposes, 324, 588, 597-99,
603, 617, 623-25; motion to adjourn
Convention to allow people and Con-
gress to consider, 589, 599; Dissent of
the Minority proposes, 617, 623-25;
and proposals for second constitu-
tional convention to draft bill of
rights, 643, 710; and background of
call for Harrisburg Convention, 709,
710, 724; bill of rights and petitions
for opposing confirmation of ratifi-
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