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Jensen, Merrill (ed.) / Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Delaware, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut
(1978)

Connecticut,   pp. 650-669 ff.


Page 650

Connecticut
ADAMS, JOHN (Mass.), 316; Defence of
the Constitutions, 375-76, 385.4 474-
75
ADAMS, SAMUEL (Mass.), 465, 467n,
497n; opposes Constitution, 582, 603;
and Antifederalist pamphlets sent
into Connecticut, 596, 597n
ALDEN, ROGER (Lebanon): as deputy
secretary of Congress, 502n, 562n,
566n
-letter to, 501-2
AMENDMENTS To ARTICLE OF CONFED-
ERATION, 328, 373, 380., 477. See also
Articles of Confederation; Confed-
eration Congress
AMENDMENTS TO CONSTITUTION, 441; ar-
gument that Constitution can be
amended, 353, 358, 484, 502, 527,
558, 560n; amendment provisio,'n cri-
ticized, 440-41; demand for, 494n;
R. H. Lee proposes in Confederation
Congress, 507n; assertion that de-
mand for is insincere, 516. See also
Bill of rights; Convention, second
constitutional
AMERICAN CITIZEN., AN (Tench Coxe),
372
ANARCHIAD, THE, 324-25, 476n
ANARCHY, 453, 491; Antifederalists ac-
cused of favoring, 468; rejection of
Constitution will lead to, 466, 477,
515-16
ANNAPOLIS CONVENTION, 325
ANTIFEDERALISTS, 330, 364, 373, 487, 594;
attacks upon, 330, 346, 350-51, 359,
387-88, 395-96, 401-2, 406, 455, 456,
458, 465, 467-68, 470-71, 473, 473-76,
497n, 505-6, 515-16, 517, 520-23, 534.,
563-64, 576-77, 578-79, 580; publica-
tion and circulation of out-of-state
Antifederalist material in Connec-
ticut, 330, 372-73, 456-57, 458, 470-
71,? 473, 495-96, 496-97,, 497n, 501,
507, 508-9, 514, 576, 578-79,. 596,9
597n; in Connecticut Convention,
336, 535, 547, 554, 576, 577, 579, 580,
584, 586; strength in Connecticut,
351, 394, 485, 501, 501-2, 506, 547,
577; referred to as "wrongheads,"
406, 455, 465, 473-76, 501, 507, 577,
580; charges that newspapers discrim-
mnated against, 457, 492-94, 564, 576-
77, 596; New York Antifederalists,
330, 458, 470-71.1 473, 495-96, 496n,
501, 503, 505, 507, 508, 508-9, 512,.
514, 517, 520-23, 576, 579, 594, 604,
605; charged with enmity toward
George Washington, 466, 488, 506,
508,.512, 577; charge of disagreement
among, 503-6; praise of Convention
minority which supported Consti-
tution after ratification, 563., 594,
595-96, 596, 598; praise of Conven-
tion minority which opposed Consti-
tution, 576, 580; Pennsylvania Anti-
federalists, 594, 597. See also Amend-
ments to Constitution
ARISTOCRACY, 316, 320,.326,, 350; charges
that Constitution creates danger of,
374, 426, 459; charge that Society of
the Cincinnati will become, 379; de-
nial 's that Constitution will create,
382-83, 491, 518-19, 524; denial that
Society of the Cincinnati will be-
come, 390-91 * See also Despotism
ARMY: assertions that Congress' power
to raise and maintain is dangerous,
378, 502; defense of Congress' power
over, 388-89, 481-82, 525, 551-52,
570; debate over Congress' power
over army and taxation, 547, 548-52,
578
-Officers: create and join Society of
the Cincinnati, 319; support Consti-
tution, 331, 354, 422
-Pensions: debate over commutation
of officers' pensions, 319-22, 323, 331,
379, 422, 429n, 582
See also Cincinnati, Society of the;
Militia, state
ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION, 319, 328,
353n, 378, 379, 423, 429n, 525; charges
that commutation of officers' pen-
sions violates, 320, 331; argument
that they are adequate, 326, 422;
argument that they are deficient,
326-27, 348, 389., 395, 477, 524, 525,
527-28, 541, 554, 557, 559; argument
that a central (national) government
is needed, 326-27, 356-57, 400-1, 466,
541-42, 546; argument that Consti-
tutional Convention violated Arti-
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