Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J.; Leffler, Richard; Schoenleber, Charles H. (ed.) / Commentaries on the Constitution, public and private. Volume 5: 1 April to 9 May 1788
Index, pp. 421-459 ff.
Index An asterisk denotes a signer of the Constitution. Several main entries are compilations of similar items: Biblical References; Broadsides, Pamphlets, and Books; Classical An- tiquity; Governments, Ancient and Modern; Newspapers; Political and Legal Writers and Writings; Printers and Booksellers; and Pseudonyms. The pseudonymous items printed in this volume and in earlier volumes of Commentaries on the Constitution are also indexed separately. When a pseudonym has been identified, the name of the author has been placed in parentheses. Biographical information in earlier volumes of Commentaries is indicated by a volume and page reference placed in parentheses immediately after the name of the person. Sketches of newspapers printed in Volume 1 of Commentaries have been placed in parentheses immediately following the name of the newspaper. ACCUSATION, CAUSE AND NATURE OF, 240, 274, 347 ADAMS, ABIGAIL (Mass.; CC:Vol. 2, 462n), 227n ADAMS, JOHN (Mass.; CC:Vol. 1, 81n), 179n, 227, 268 - letter from: quoted, 97n ADAMS, SAMUEL (Mass.; CC:Vol. 1, 325n), 52, 53n; opposes dual officeholding by federal officials, 63, 64n; Federalists at- tempt to discredit, 177n; role in Mass. ratification, 209n -letter to, 231-33n ADMIRALTY JURISDICTION, 274, 276. See also Judiciary, U.S. ADMIRALTY LAw, 333-34, 339 AGRICULTURE: distress of, 109, 110; under Constitution, 159; under Confedera- tion, 386, 393. See also Farmers ALBANY, N.Y., 31 ALBANY ANTIFEDERAL COMMITTEE - letter from: quoted, 83-84 ALLAIRE, PETER (N.Y.): id., 390n -journal of, 389-90 ALLEN, THOMAS (N.Y.), 265 AMBASSADORS: appointment of, 4, 322; President to receive, 12, 13; proposed amendment concerning, 242; under Ar- ticles of Confederation, 274 AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLES OF CONFEDER- ATION: need for, 232; procedure for, 274; method of apportioning federal ex- penses, 370. See also Articles of Confed- eration; Constitutional Convention; Im- post of 1781; Impost of 1783 AMENDMENTS TO CONSTITUTION: OppOSi- tion to proposal for council of appoint- ment, 12; could be obtained after rati- fication if needed, 14, 119, 120, 147- 48, 184, 192, 215, 234, 250; need for, 32, 92, 149-66, 218n, 231, 232, 258, 266, 268-69, 269-70, 371, 395-98; opposition to, 33, 63, 80, 103, 217; dif- ference of opinion among Antifederal- ists on, 33, 215, 250; Harrisburg Con- vention called to consider, 60n; states that have not yet ratified will probably adopt, 94; several states ratify without recommending, 116; praise of consti- tutional provision for, 127-28, 129, 250-51; denial that Federalists favor, 147; Federalists admit some are needed, 147; Federalists differ over those they would support, 157-58; nine states should ratify Constitution and then amend, 234; some Antifederalists have ulterior motives for supporting, 251; criticism of constitutional provision for, 255, 370-71; will not be adopted after ratification of Constitution, 386; ex- pected from N.Y. Convention, 395 - in Maryland, 258; proposed in Conven- tion of, 188-89, 236-46, 255-56, 385- 86 - in Massachusetts: proposed by Conven- tion of, 26n, 42, 63, 64n, 83, 145, 153, 156, 157, 166n, 209, 209n, 232, 235; will be ignored, 261, 385; method of rat- ification will be adopted by Va. and N.Y., 395 - in Virginia: sought before ratification in, 23; will ratify with recommendatory, 208, 395; revisions by gentlemen in western Va., 254-55; will be proposed by, 413 See also Antifederalists; Bill of Rights; Civil liberties; Convention, second con- stitutional AMERICA: has opportunity to prove repub- lican government can work, 14-15; must show that men can govern themselves through reason, 120; as an example, 421
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