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 Ratification of the Constitution Indexes | Index to Volume 13: Commentaries on the Constitution (1), 21 February – 7 November 1787 | R |  Republican Form of Government

References

Introduction [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:28]

Introduction [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:29]

[Headnote] [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:82 n.]

25. Connecticut Legislature Debates the Appointment of Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, 12 May, Connecticut Courant, 21 May [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:110]

42. Civis, Pennsylvania Packet, 25 June [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:145]+

[Headnote] [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:159 n.]+

47–B. David Daggett, Oration Delivered in New Haven [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:163]+

56. Pennsylvania Herald, 28 July [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:182]+

100–A. An American Citizen I: On the Federal Government, Philadelphia Independent Gazetteer, 26 September [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:249]

187. James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, New York, 24 October, 1 November [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:447]

201. Publius, The Federalist 1, New York Independent Journal, 27 October [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:492 n.]

Subentries

– guaranteed to the states [6 references]

– republican government of Articles, criticized [5 references]

– characteristics of [21 references]

– cannot exist over vast territory [9 references]

– consolidated republic favored [3 references]

– Antifederalists support a confederation of thirteen republican states [6 references]

– criticism of [4 references]

– inevitability of in America [2 references]

– Constitution establishes and protects [15 references]

– Constitution threatens [2 references]

– popular tumults endanger [2 references]

– bad rulers endanger [2 references]