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 Ratification of the Constitution Indexes | Index to Volumes 8–10: Ratification of the Constitution by the States: Virginia | S |  States Under the Articles of Confederation


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– and repeal of laws contrary to Treaty of Peace [12 references]

– Constitution as a compromise among [8 references]

– fail to comply with Treaty of Peace [14 references]

– danger from if Constitution is not ratified [1 reference]

– interstate relations will deteriorate if ratification of Constitution is postponed [1 reference]

– extension of powers of [1 reference]

– discordant interests of [12 references]

– inadequacies of governments of [17 references]

– fail to provide soldiers to federal army [1 reference]

– criticism of levying of export duties by [1 reference]

– sovereign and independent [6 references]

– instability of laws of [2 references]

– criticism of [1 reference]

– pardon power of executives of [1 reference]

– tax power of [1 reference]

– invited to send delegates to Annapolis Convention [2 references]

– will extinguish public and private debts if Constitution is not adopted [1 reference]

– restraints upon [2 references]

– delegates to Constitutional Convention as representatives of [1 reference]

– judiciaries of [1 reference]

– strength of relative to general government [1 reference]

– rely on direct taxes [1 reference]

– benefits to of requisition system [1 reference]

– commercial regulations of some harmful to others [2 references]

– voluntarily relinquished power when they joined Confederation [1 reference]

– are free, democratic, and at peace [1 reference]

– territorial claims of have been settled [1 reference]

– need strengthening [1 reference]

– number of legislators of [1 reference]

– have set and lowered salaries of their officials [1 reference]

– and money bills [2 references]

– neglect their militias [1 reference]

– possess right of secrecy [1 reference]

– militia laws of [2 references]

– interference with private contracts [1 reference]

– praise for Articles of Confederation’s provision for admission of new states [1 reference]

– Confederation Congress [10 subentries]

– constitutions of [28 references + 4 subentries]

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See also Articles of Confederation

See also Coercive power

See also Commerce

See also Congress under Articles of Confederation

See also Constitutional Convention

See also Conventions, state

See also Debts, state

See also Interstate relations

See also Political conditions under Articles of Confederation

See also Ratification, procedure for

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