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Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J.; Leffler, Richard (ed.) / Commentaries on the Constitution, public and private. Volume 4: 1 February to 31 March 1788
16 (1986)

[Index],   pp. 609-652 ff.


Page 647

INDEX
SOCIETY FOR POLITICAL ENQUIRIES (Phil-
adelphia), 78n
SOUTH CAROLINA: prospects for ratifica-
tion in, 3, 80, 138, 140, 144, 151,
181n, 182n-83n, 287, 300, 302, 308,
495, 505, 511, 516, 516-17, 524-25,
525n, 528, 534, 536, 592; state con-
vention to meet, 11, 137, 138n, 180n,
300, 341, 503, 516, 527, 528, 534,
537; calls state convention, 15n, 21n,
82, 120n, 144, 300, 509n, 510, 511,
511n, 524-25, 527, 538n; needs Union
for protection, 22; constitution and
government of, 27, 27n, 98, 111,
326n, 359, 393n, 528; in Constitu-
tional Convention, 41, 416, 427-28;
Senate of thanks state's delegates to
Constitutional Convention, 122, 123n,
527; Antifederalists in, 170, 170n, 341,
516, 524, 525, 525n, 527, 534; ratifies
Constitution, 183; commerce of, 206-
7; legislature of receives Constitution,
510; population of, 510, 528; House of
Representatives of refuses to thank
state's delegates to Constitutional
Convention, 527; legislature of favors
Constitution, 528; and slave trade,
537; is in its interest to adopt Consti-
tution, 538. See also Charleston; Co-
lumbia; Newspapers; Southern States
SOUTHERN STATES, 67n, 199, 300-1,
540n-41n; conflict with Northern
States over taxation and representa-
tion, 12-13, 23-24, 25, 109-10, 115;
and debate over congressional regula-
tion of commerce, 13, 13-15, 21n, 24-
25, 115, 204-5, 208n, 302, 380, 386,
524; vulnerable to foreign public cred-
itors if Union is abolished, 25-26; will
suffer economically under Constitu-
tion, 274; Antifederalists in, 352; ben-
efit of Ky. statehood to, 404; all but
Ga. called their ratifying conventions
deliberately, 488; anti-British feeling
in, 495. See also Slave trade; Slavery;
Entries for individual states
SOVEREIGNTY: debate over in Constitu-
tional Convention, 10, 10-11; debate
over transfer of to central govern-
ment, 13, 22-23, 49-52, 127-28, 172-
75, 282-83, 284, 285, 390-91, 445-46,
481; debate over argument that sover-
eignty is derived from the people, 16-
17, 29-31, 43-44, 44, 91, 163-64, 200,
211, 217n-18n, 226, 233-34, 418,
433-34, 435; Mass. amendments re-
strict sovereignty of central govern-
ment, 66n; states are sovereign and
will decide on form of government,
90-91, 96; of states will be represented
in Senate, 249-50, 445; under Con-
federation, 271n, 442-43. See also
Government, debate over nature of;
Reserved powers; States, impact of
Constitution upon; Supremacy clause
SPAIGHT, RICHARD DOBBS* (N.C.)
-letter from: cited, 467n
SPAIN: See Governments, ancient and
modern
SPAULDING, JAMES K. (N.Y.)
-letter to: quoted, 467n-68n; cited,
467n-68n
SPENCER, JOSEPH (Va.): id., 254n
-letter from, 252-54
SPENCER, SAMUEL (N.C.), 442n
SPOTSWOOD, WILLIAM (Pa.; CC:Vol. 1,
xxxix), 76n. See also Newspapers, Penn-
sylvania Herald
SPROAT, EBENEZER (Mass.), 71
STAFFORD COUNTY, VA., 27, 28n
STAGE COACHES: and delivery of mail,
540n, 541n, 541n-42n, 550-51, 551n-
52n, 552, 554, 556, 571, 572, 586,
590, 592, 594, 596
STAPLES, BENJAMIN OR DAVID (Mass.),
327, 327n
STATES, IMPACT OF CONSTITUTION UPON,
222n
-debate over charge that U.S. judiciary
will supersede judiciaries of, 8, 49-50,
121-22, 153, 172-75, 242-43, 440
-debate over assertion that Constitu-
tion transfers all or part of sovereignty
to central government, 10, 10-11, 13,
22-23, 49-52, 66n, 90-91, 96, 127-28,
242, 282-83, 284, 442-43, 446
-and equality of in Senate, 12, 115,
168-69, 169n, 197-98, 200, 233-34,
249-50, 267, 271n, 318, 319, 416,
418, 420n, 445
-debate over whether Congress' power
to levy direct taxes will destroy, 33-
34, 50-51, 280
-debate over charge that Constitution
will annihilate, 34-35, 49n, 51, 121-
22, 281-82, 282-83, 284, 285, 286,
347, 373, 419-20, 434, 434-35, 452-
53, 456, 456-57, 499, 501
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