Democracy, liberty, and property [electronic resource] : the state Constitutional Conventions of the 1820s / edited by Merrill D. Peterson ; with a foreword to the Liberty Fund edition by G. Alan Tarr.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxv]-xxvii) and index.
The test oath -- The Third Article -- The "poll parish" -- Tax exemption -- The suffrage -- The basis of representation -- Joseph Story on representation -- Daniel Webster on representation -- "Address to the people" -- Statement of the votes for and against the Articles of Amendment, in the several counties -- The Council of Revision and the veto power -- The term of the governor -- The appointive power -- The Senate and the suffrage -- The Negro and the suffrage -- Blasphemy and libel -- Reform of the judiciary -- Cooke on democratic representation -- Upshur on majorities and minorities -- Doddridge in rebuttal -- Leigh on power and property -- Randolph on the federal issue -- Marshall on compromise -- Summers on the Gordon plan -- Gordon on the Gordon plan -- The non-freeholders' memorial -- The freehold suffrage defended -- The reformers' rebuttal -- The executive -- The county courts -- The amendment article -- The question of ratification.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.