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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
vention of, 212n, 294, 343, 388, 389n,
397; destroy Greenleaf's press, 310,
311n-12n; area around New York City
will secede if state does not ratify Con-
stitution, 393; own nine-tenths of prop-
erty, 393
-in N.C., 54, 60, 376, 404; and violence
in convention elections, 144, 146n
- in Pa., 370
- in R.I., 389
- in S.C., 55, 143-44, 152, 166, 168,
208n, 376-77
- in Va.: in Convention of, 374, 383; want
amendments to Constitution, 390
See also Antifederalists; Pseudonyms
FERRIER, JOSEPH-MARIE-ANNE (France),
193n
FINES, ExcEssIVE: proposed amendments
prohibiting, 43, 202, 298, 316. See also
Due process of law
FISHERIES, 228, 348
FITZSIMONS, THOMAS* (Pa.; CC:Vol. 1,
405n)
- letter from, 337-39n
FLEMING, GEORGE (Va.), 34, 41, 49
FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Constitution will
strengthen U.S. in, 24, 28-29, 29, 134,
138, 145, 162, 184, 192, 197; inappro-
priateness of jury trial in cases concern-
ing, 122; President will take over re-
sponsibility for from Confederation
Congress, 134-35; Constitution will
bring America greatness, 165; separate
confederacies would affect, 190; weak-
ness of U.S. under Articles of Confed-
eration, 192, 229, 273; U.S. must be
prepared for evil contingencies of Eu-
rope, 274; U.S. should stay out of Eu-
ropean affairs, 358, 369. See also Com-
merce; Foreign opinion of the U.S.;
Treaties
FOREIGN OPINION OF THE U.S.: Europeans
like new Constitution, 22-23; will rise
under Constitution, 69, 150, 160, 162,
168, 195, 208n, 210, 267, 269, 308,
324-25n, 358, 369, 385n; U.S. has false
sense of its importance in European bal-
ance of power, 192, 193n; U.S. has
gained great fame, 209; lowered under
Articles of Confederation, 237, 260,
271, 369. See also Foreign affairs
FOREST, ANTOINE DE LA (France; CC:Vol.
1, 261n)
-letters from, 19-20, 171-73n, 331-33
429
FORREST, URIAH (Md.; CC:Vol. 2, 475n),
288n
FORTS, MAGAZINES, ETC., 303
FOURTH OF JULY (1788): celebrations of,
221-54. See also American Revolution;
Declaration of Independence
FRANCE, 379-80; Constitution popular in,
22-23; reforms in, 22-23; size of, 75;
publication of The Federalist in, 87; com-
merce with U.S., 144-45, 146n, 192,
197, 260, 336, 336n-37n; considered
invasion of New England years before,
161; U.S. owes debt to, 190-91; navy of
visits U.S. ports, 191; and negotiations
with U.S., 192, 193n; and dispute with
Va., 193n; problems experienced by,
225; U.S. neglects, 226-27; concerned
with domestic matters, 228; assassina-
tions of rulers in, 250; The Gauls, 250;
treaty with U.S., 262; Antifederalists say
U.S. will be subject to under Constitu-
tion, 376; religious freedom in, 380. See
also Europe
FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN* (Pa.; CC:Vol. 1,
80n), 147, 148n, 264; Federalists use, 6;
Antifederalists criticize, 11n; too old to
be first Vice President, 325; reference
to last speech of in Constitutional Con-
vention, 406
- letter from, 173-74
FRAZIER, NALBRO (Pa.): See Coxe and Fra-
zier
"A FREEMAN," 13-14
"A FRIEND OF SOCIETY AND LIBERTY"
(Tench Coxe), 277-86n
FUR TRADE, 145, 146n
GADSDEN, CHRISTOPHER (S.C.; CC:Vol. 1,
508n), 21, 22n, 377
GENERAL WELFARE, 361
"GENUINE INFORMATION": See Martin, Lu-
ther
GEORGIA: unanimous in favor of Consti-
tution, 10; and problems with Indians,
12-13, 152, 153n, 372, 396; has rati-
fied, 20, 80, 166, 271; criticism of slave-
trade compromise, 79; court system of,
105, 121; pays no congressional requi-
sitions, 254n; and cession of western
lands by, 372-73; support for install-
ment act in, 396. See also Savannah
GERMANS: "Centinel" published as Ger-
man-language broadside, 8, 11; in S.C.
are Federalists, 143-44


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