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Author Peterson, Merrill D
Title Democracy, Liberty, and Property : The State Constitutional Conventions of the 1820s
Imprint Indianapolis, IN : Liberty Fund, Incorporated, 2010
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Note Intro -- Merril D. Peterson, Democracy, Liberty, and Property -- Front Matter -- Title Page -- Copyright Details -- Table of Contents, p. v -- Foreword to the Liberty Fund Edition, p. ix -- General Introduction, p. xxi -- Selected Bibliography, p. xxv -- Editor's Note, p. xxix -- I. The Massachusetts Convention of 1820-1821 -- Introduction, p. 3 -- Chronology, p. 17 -- 1. The Test Oath, p. 19 -- 2. The Third Article, p. 30 -- 3. The "Poll Parish," p. 45 -- 4. Tax Exemption, p. 49 -- 5. The Suffrage, p. 55 -- 6. The Basis of Representation, p. 62 -- 7. Joseph Story on Representation, p. 71 -- 8. Daniel Webster on Representation, p. 83 -- 9. "Address to the People," p. 97 -- 10. Statement of the Votes for and against the Articles of Amendment, in the Several Counties, p. 110 -- II. The New York Convention of 1821 -- Introduction, p. 115 -- Chronology, p. 131 -- 11. The council of Revision and the Veto Power, p. 133 -- 12. The Term of the Governor, p. 149 -- 13. The Appointive Power, p. 157 -- 14. The Senate and the Suffrage, p. 169 -- 15. The Negro and the Suffrage, p. 192 -- 16. Blasphemy and Libel, p. 208 -- 17. Reform of the Judiciary, p. 222 -- III. The Virginia Convention of 1829 -1830 -- Introduction, p. 243 -- Chronology, p. 257 -- 18. Cooke on Democratic Representation, p. 259 -- 19. Upshur on Majorities and Minorities, p. 275 -- 20. Doddridge in Rebuttal, p. 295 -- 21. Leigh on Power and Property, p. 300 -- 22. Randolph on the Federal Issue, p. 312 -- 23. Marshall on Compromise, p. 320 -- 24. Summers on the Gordon Plan, p. 324 -- 25. Gordon on the Gordon Plan, p. 330 -- 26. The Non-Freeholders' Memorial, p. 336 -- 27. The Freehold Suffrage Defended, p. 344 -- 28. The Reformers' Rebuttal, p. 351 -- 29. The Executive, p. 363 -- 30. The County Courts, p. 373 -- 31. The Amendment Article, p. 383 -- 32. The Question of Ratification, p. 388
Index, p. 397
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Subject Constitutional conventions - New York (State) - History
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