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Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J.; Leffler, Richard; Schoenleber, Charles H. (ed.) / Commentaries on the Constitution, public and private. Volume 6: 10 May to 13 September 1788
18 (1995)

Index,   pp. 415-458 ff.


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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.
ACCOUNT OF THE GRAND FEDERAL PROCES-
SION (Benjamin Rush), 261-69n
ACCUSATION, CAUSE AND NATURE OF: pro-
posed amendments concerning, 42, 201,
299, 315
ADAMS, JOHN (Mass.; CC:Vol. 1, 81n), 24n;
as minister to Great Britain, 145, 229,
231n, 315; favored by God to play a key
role in America, 213; returns from Eu-
rope, 213, 271; as possible first Vice
President of U.S., 213, 325, 363-64;
Antifederalists as old friends of, 272; as
possible first Chief Justice of U.S., 395;
supports Constitution, 406
-letters from, 271-72; cited, 147-48,
148n
-letters to, 213-14; quoted, 272n
-Defence of the Constitutions, 147-48,
148n, 329, 331; praise of, 213, 214n
ADAMS, SAMUEL (Mass.; CC:Vol. 1, 325n)
- letter to, 3-4
ADMIRALTY JURISDICTION, 97; and federal
judiciary, 99, 101; under Articles of
Confederation and states, 99, 102n,
118, 120, 121. See also Judiciary, U.S.
AGRICULTURE: America's suitability for,
150, 362; will prosper under Constitu-
tion, 163, 165, 185, 210, 214, 263, 292,
391; America will become granary of
world, 184; prediction of a good har-
vest, 184, 287; neglected by discon-
tented farmers, 226; home manufac-
tures will benefit, 384. See also Cotton;
Farmers; Wheat
AITKEN, JOHN (Pa.), 249n
ALBANY, N.Y., 405, 405n
ALBANY COUNTY, N.Y., 47, 70
ALDEN, ROGER (Conn.; CC:Vol. 1, 221n)
- letter from: quoted, 193n
ALEXANDRIA, VA., 16, 207-9n
ALLEN, ANDREW (England; CC:Vol. 1,
360n)
-letter from, 361-63
ALLEN, IRA (Vt.), 4n
AMBASSADORS, 309; and jurisdiction of fed-
eral judiciary, 101, 107. See also Foreign
affairs
AMBITION: must be restrained, 75; Consti-
tution protects against state and local
leaders with, 138; Constitution protects
against those with too much, 254; Con-
stitution offers honors to ambitious
men, 263. See also Human nature; Pa-
triotism; Self-interest; Virtue
AMENDMENTS To ARTICLES OF CONFEDER-
ATION: need for, 36, 73, 133, 332; dan-
ger of enlarging powers of Confedera-
tion Congress, 227-28. See also Articles
of Confederation; Constitutional Con-
vention; Impost of 1781; Impost of
1783
AMENDMENTS TO CONSTITUTION, 175; need
for, 3, 20, 73, 74-79n, 80, 154, 206,
217, 257, 276, 293-94, 306-7, 339-41,
365-66; Constitution's provision for,
10, 15n, 142, 280-81, 283-84, 340;
first federal Congress and, 11, 16-17,
52, 60, 76-77, 173, 205-6, 301; Fed-
eralists promise only as means to obtain
ratification, 13-14, 47, 155, 309; Anti-
federalists do not agree on, 51, 157,
217, 218, 271, 380; interstate cooper-
ation on obtaining is recommended, 53,
157; opposition to before ratification,
57-58, 140, 154; should be required un-
der a conditional ratification, 76; Fed-
eralists agree they are needed, 76, 156,
390; opposition to seeking after ratifi-
cation, 80; support for after ratification,
80, 155-56, 167, 178-79, 181-82, 321,
324-25n, 353, 400-401; easier to ob-
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