A Necessary Evil

Author: John P. Kaminski
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780945612339
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By the early decades of the nineteenth century, Americans wondered, if slavery had become a necessary evil - economically essential but morally reprehensible.

The American Constitution And The Debate Over Originalism

Author: Dennis J. Goldford
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521607797
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This is a work of constitutional theory that explores the nature of American constitutional interpretation through a reconsideration of the long-standing debate between the interpretive theories of originalism and nonoriginalism.

The Debates In The Several State Conventions On The Adoption Of The Federal Constitution

Author: Jonathan Elliot
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Together with the Journal of the Federal Convention, Luther Martin's Letter,
Yates's Minutes, Congressional Opinions, Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions of '
98-'99, and Other Illustrations of the Constitution Jonathan Elliot. taxes, after the
state legislature had absolutely refused to comply with the demands of Congress
F Would not resistance to collectors be the probable consequence F Would not
this resistance terminate in confusion, and a dissolution of the Union ? The
concurrent ...


Author: Pauline Maier
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684868555
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Drawing on the speeches and letters of the United States' founders, the author recounts the dramatic period after the Constitutional Convention and before the Constitution was finally ratified, describing the tumultuous events that took ...

Federalists And Antifederalists

Author: John P. Kaminski
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780945612582
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Examines six issues in the debate over the ratification of the U.S. Constitution in 1787-1788, using documents by eighteenth-century writers, both antifederalists and federalists, to look at the House of Representatives, the Senate, the ...