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Convention Debates, 21 January, P.M. [Ratification by the States 6:1291]


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– amendment to Articles of Confederation concerning proposed by Mass. [1 reference]

– Americans will not submit to one that forces Constitution on them [1 reference]

– army officers in Mass. support Constitution [1 reference]

– Articles of Confederation gives more power to raise armies than Constitution will [1 reference]

– Britain can only appropriate funds for annually [2 references]

– Confederation Congress authorized to commission officers of [2 references]

– Confederation Congress has power to raise [4 references]

– Congress can rightfully send abroad [2 references]

– Congress needs taxing power to raise and support [2 references]

– criticism of Congress’ two-year limit on appropriation for [7 references]

– debate over Congress’ power to raise [18 references]

– defense of provision for two-years for military [5 references]

– fear that if Constitution is defeated positions in the army will be eliminated [2 references]

– only federal government knows what is needed [1 reference]

– Mass. commitment of men and supplies to Continental Army during Revolution [2 references]

– may be necessary to send abroad [1 reference]

– militia will be when embodied [1 reference]

– necessity of in governments of extensive territories without local control [1 reference]

– opposition of Quakers to Constitution’s provision for [1 reference]

– ought always to be subordinate to civil authorities [1 reference]

– people have power to disband [1 reference]

– praise of officers of [1 reference]

– President as commander in chief [2 references]

– always finds quarters [1 reference]

– President and Senate can borrow money to pay if sent abroad [1 reference]

– Revolutionary soldiers will benefit under Constitution [1 reference]

– soldiers (officers) part of Federalist leadership in state Convention [1 reference]

– soldiers and invalids will not be paid in Mass. [1 reference]

– states met their quotas during Revolution [1 reference]

– might be sent abroad under treaty power of President and Senate [1 reference]

See Also

See also American Revolution

See also Appropriations

See also Army, standing

See also Invasions, foreign

See also Military

See also Militia

See also Navy

See also President, U.S.

See also War power