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 Ratification of the Constitution Indexes | Index to Volumes 4–7: Ratification of the Constitution by the States: Massachusetts | A |  Aristocracy

References

A Dialogue Between Mr. Z and Mr. &, Massachusetts Centinel, 31 October [Ratification by the States 4:177]

A Bostonian, American Herald, 4 February [Ratification by the States 5:851]+

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– Americans will not support [2 references]

– ancient republics degenerated to [1 reference]

– will be elected to U.S. House of Representatives [4 references]

– attack on those who want to establish [1 reference]

– Constitution may be ratified by principles of [1 reference]

– Constitution supported by men of property, wisdom, and learning [1 reference]

– Constitution will revive fortunes of some aristocrats [1 reference]

– control elections in Great Britain through rotten boroughs [1 reference]

– criticism of [5 references]

– danger of in free societies [1 reference]

– danger of in Mass. [1 reference]

– danger of in U.S. [2 references]

– danger of under Constitution [24 references]

– defined [1 reference]

– denial that it has prevented a free discussion of Constitution [1 reference]

– difficulty of establishing in U.S. [1 reference]

– does not exist, in America [1 reference]

– dominance of class of men in [1 reference]

– fear of [1 reference]

– Federalists are labeled aristocrats [8 references]

– happiness more likely under hereditary than elective systems of [1 reference]

– has been found to have most power in government therefore is most checked [1 reference]

– no hereditary offices under Constitution [1 reference]

– Benjamin Lincoln said to be tool of [1 reference]

– man can rise above government of [1 reference]

– men of first rank and affluence will be elected to Congress [2 references]

– no danger of under Constitution [13 references]

– not founded on elections [1 reference]

– of Mass. Senate [1 reference]

– people are happy under if government is well administered [1 reference]

– power of [1 reference]

– republican governments can be [2 references]

– Rome as [1 reference]

– seeds of during Revolution [1 reference]

– Senate represents [4 references]

– Senate will not be [4 references]

– should be represented in one house with no executive power [1 reference]

– some favor in U.S. [1 reference]

– Southern states described as an aristocratic society [2 references]

– suspicion of great men [2 references]

See Also

See also Democracy

See also Despotism

See also Government, debate over nature of

See also Republican form of government

See also Senate, U.S.

See also Tyranny