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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
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HAZARD, JONATHAN J. (R.I.): as delegate to
Congress, 350, 351, 352n, 389n
HENRY, PATRICK (Va.; CC:Vol. 1, 223n):
opposes Constitution, 21, 174, 209n,
286-88n; and N.Y. Federal Republican
Committee, 33, 34; and cooperation
with N.Y. Convention, 48; allegedly fa-
vors Southern confederacy, 174, 190,
193n; importance of to ratification pro-
cess, 175, 190; French dislike of, 193n
-letter from, 39-40
- in Va. Convention: votes not to ratify,
63n; calls for amendments previous to
ratification of Constitution, 199, 200;
brilliance of, 206; uses Jefferson's letter,
288n
HETH, WILLIAM (Va.; CC:Vol. 4, 304n)
- letter from: quoted, 69
HICHBORN, BENJAMIN (Mass.), 363, 364n
HILL, JEREMIAH (Mass.; CC:Vol. 3, 287n)
- letter from, 363-64
HISTORY: examples of internal dissent
(Germany), 98-99; will tell story of
American Revolution, 236; members of
Constitutional Convention used their
knowledge of, 238; Constitution as
unique experience, 244, 392; no ex-
ample in to equal American Revolution,
251. See also Biblical references; Classi-
cal antiquity; Governments, ancient and
modern; Political and legal writers and
writings
HITCHCOCK, ENos (R.I.): id., 232
- oration of, 231-35
HOBART, JOHN SLOss (N.Y.), 295
HOPKINSON, FRANCIS (Pa.; CC:Vol. 3,
180n)
- letter from, 270-71
- account of Philadelphia celebration,
243, 256n, 261, 261-62
-An Ode, 246-47
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S.: and
treaties, 28, 45; representation in, 28,
133-34, 137n, 284, 285n-86n; no dual
officeholding by members of, 44, 203,
303, 317, 346; restraints upon by Va.
Form of Ratification, 79n; will represent
people, 165, 238, 402; praise of term
of, 181; and publication of journals of,
203, 303, 317; salaries of, 303, 319,
346; summary of proposed amendments
concerning, 346-47
- election of: criticism of method of, 47;
praise of method of, 181; should be free
and frequent, 201, 315; can be by dis-
trict, 299-300; restrictions on Congress'
power to regulate election of, 300, 302;
only natural-born citizens should be el-
igible for, 302; residency requirement
for, 305
- size of: proposed amendments enlarg-
ing, 44, 187, 203, 301, 317, 346; de-
fense of, 181; too large, 330
See also Bicameralism; Congress under
Constitution; Elections, U.S.; Senate,
U.S.
HOWELL, DAVID (R.I.): id., 341n
-letter from: quoted, 341n
HUMAN NATURE: restless spirit of Ameri-
cans (willingness to move), 12; greedi-
ness of, 12, 21; power corrupts, 13, 75;
perversity of, 17, 52, 93; vilified by
some, 21; ambition and avarice must be
restrained, 75; folly and wickedness of
mankind, 93; imperfections of institu-
tions created by, 140, 165; diversity of
mankind causes difference of opinions,
176-77; perfection is impossible to ob-
tain, 178; America is theater for dem-
onstration of, 213; passion, opinion, and
self-will influence conduct of man, 217;
desire of for independence and lack of
restraints, 222-23; needs of human
beings, 222-23; government is needed
to control, 223; can sink only so low,
237; diversity of opinion among, 335;
passions sometimes overrule interest,
341. See also Bribery; Corruption; Hap-
piness; Patriotism; Self-interest; Virtue
HUME, DAVID (Great Britain), 142-43,
143, 143n, 329
HUMPHREYS, DAVID (Conn.; CC:Vol. 1,
262n): id., 275n; 274
HUNTINGTON, BENJAMIN (Conn.): id., 351n
-letter to, 350-52n
HUTCHINS, THOMAS (Pa.; CC:Vol. 3, 326n),
75
IMMIGRATION: Constitution will encourage
to the West, 29; openness of America to
is beneficial to U.S., 150; Constitution
will promote, 256, 324-25n; freedom of
religion will encourage into U.S., 282.
See also Population
IMPEACHMENT, 103, 304-5; praise of Con-
stitution's provision for, 10; proposed
amendments concerning, 45, 205, 319;


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