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 Ratification of the Constitution Indexes | Index to Volume 13: Commentaries on the Constitution (1), 21 February – 7 November 1787 | C |  Convention, Constitutional

References

Introduction [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:39]

4. George Washington: To the Executives of the States (1783), Providence United States Chronicle, 15 March [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:61 n.]

23. An Enquiry into the Principles of a Commercial System, Philadelphia, 19 May [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:102 n.]

[Headnote] [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:151 n.]

[Headnote] [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:152 n.]+

183–C. James Madison to Tench Coxe, New York, 26 October [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:438]+

185. Edward Carrington to Thomas Jefferson, New York, 23 October [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:441 n.]+

186. Henry Knox to the Marquis de Lafayette, New York, 24 October [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:442]+

205. James Madison to Edmund Pendleton, New York, 28 October [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:504]

232. George Turner to Winthrop Sargent, Philadelphia, 6 November [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:566]+

232. George Turner to Winthrop Sargent, Philadelphia, 6 November [Commentaries on the Constitution 13:566]+

Subentries

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– reports of proceedings of [10 references]

– praise of members and actions of [56 references]

– early efforts to call (1776–86) [16 references]

– election of delegates to [16 references]

– called by Congress (Feb. 1787) [21 references]

– Rhode Island refuses to elect delegates to [7 references]

– meeting, members, and rules of [6 references]

– Committee of Detail of [5 references]

– Committee of Style of [6 references]

– states require congressional approval for report of [1 reference]

– states instruct delegates to [8 references]

– constitutionality of [6 references]

– refuses to consider a bill of rights [4 references]

– transmits Constitution to Congress [13 references]

– and issue of separate confederacies [2 references]

– fate of America dependent upon [28 references]

– predictions that it will create new government [8 references]

– alleged actions of against Rhode Island [2 references]

– and Adams’s Defence of the Constitutions [3 references]

– criticism of [21 references]

– pessimism about prospects of [5 references]

– rule of secrecy in [16 references]

– Virginia Plan in. [2 references]

– diversity of opinion in [4 references]

– unanimity in [11 references]

– defense of [3 references]

– westerners and [2 references]

– and issue of monarchy [5 references]

– votes taken in [3 references]

– Constitution signed in [6 references]

– adjournment of [3 references]

– spirit of compromise in [5 references]

– reports from delegates to [3 references]

– criticized for abandoning Articles of Confederation [14 references]

– defended for abandoning Articles [7 references]

See Also

See also Great men and the Constitution