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Title 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.

Imprint Indianapolis, Ind. : Liberty Fund, c2010.


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Description xxvii, 412 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxv]-xxvii) and index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Constitutional conventions -- Massachusetts -- History.
Constitutional history -- Massachusetts.
Constitutional conventions -- New York (State) -- History.
Constitutional history -- New York (State)
Constitutional conventions -- Virginia -- History.
Constitutional history -- Virginia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Peterson, Merrill D.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780865977884 (cloth : alk. paper)
0865977887 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780865977891 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0865977895 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781614878483 (e-book)

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