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 Ratification of the Constitution Indexes | Index to Volume 14: Commentaries on the Constitution (2), 8 November – 17 December 1787 | C |  Commerce

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References

242. Federal Farmer, Letters to the Republican, 8 November [Commentaries on the Constitution 14:18]

242. Federal Farmer, Letters to the Republican, 8 November [Commentaries on the Constitution 14:33]

242. Federal Farmer, Letters to the Republican, 8 November [Commentaries on the Constitution 14:36]

296. Samuel A. Otis to James Warren, New York, 27 November [Commentaries on the Constitution 14:236]+

304–A. James McHenry's Speech, 29 November [Commentaries on the Constitution 14:284]

304–B. Luther Martin's Speech, 29 November [Commentaries on the Constitution 14:285]

304–B. Luther Martin's Speech, 29 November [Commentaries on the Constitution 14:289]

304–B. Luther Martin's Speech, 29 November [Commentaries on the Constitution 14:291]

311. Centinel IV, Philadelphia Independent Gazetteer, 30 November [Commentaries on the Constitution 14:318]

349. Antoine de la Forest to Comte de Montmorin, New York, 15 December [Commentaries on the Constitution 14:447]+

Pennsylvania Gazette, 21 November [Commentaries on the Constitution 14:456]+

John Adams to Cotton Tufts, London, Grosvenor Square, 23 January [Commentaries on the Constitution 14:500]+

Subentries

– need to increase Confederation Congress’ power over [14 references]

– power over should reside in central government [5 references]

– opposition to Constitution’s provisions providing for regulation of by a simple majority of Congress [15 references]

– defense of Constitution’s provisions concerning [3 references]

– as a source of conflict [6 references]

– decline of under Confederation [5 references]

– promotes luxuries [3 references]

– importance of Union to [4 references]

See Also

See also Great Britain

See also Slave trade

See also Treaties