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 Ratification of the Constitution Indexes | Index to Volume 17: Commentaries on the Constitution (5), 1 April – 9 May 1788 | O |  Officeholders, U.S.

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– restrictions on [1 reference]

– Senate approval needed for dismissal of [1 reference]

– President does not need Senate approval to dismiss [1 reference]

– will become corrupt [1 reference]

– Federalists accused of seeking [8 references]

– defense of lack of property qualification for [1 reference]

– opposition to dual officeholding [4 references]

– religious test for [2 references]

– accountability of [1 reference]

– under Confederation [5 references]

– should not be too numerous [1 reference]

– salaries of will be costly [1 reference]

– Luther Martin did not expect any appointment [2 references]

– civil list will be lessened under Constitution [1 reference]

– will not corrupt government into monarchy or aristocracy [1 reference]

– importance of as precedent—setters under Constitution [1 reference]

– not real danger to liberty [1 reference]

– frequent election of ensures liberty [1 reference]

– danger that members of Congress will be appointed to [3 references]

– will become numerous under Constitution [2 references]

– less danger to U.S. than government in Great Britain [1 reference]

– criticism of Senate’s role in appointing [1 reference]

– members of Congress should be ineligible for [1 reference]

– debate in Constitutional Convention over [1 reference]

– will be minions of the President [1 reference]

See Also

See also Appointment power

See also Officeholders