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 Ratification of the Constitution Indexes | Index to Volumes 4–7: Ratification of the Constitution by the States: Massachusetts | O |  Officeholders, U.S.

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– will abuse their powers [1 reference]

– ambitious men will be under Constitution [1 reference]

– Antifederalists fear they will not be appointed [1 reference]

– Antifederalists will not be if they continue to oppose Constitution [1 reference]

– atheists, deists and papists should be excluded from holding [1 reference]

– Congress’ power to appoint will increase its influence [1 reference]

– Constitution does not restrict clergy from holding [1 reference]

– Constitution will provide as reason for supporting [1 reference]

– criticism of Congress’ power to appoint collectors of taxes [1 reference]

– criticism of lack of provision for rotation in office [7 references]

– deists should not be excluded from holding [1 reference]

– Federalists accused of seeking, 195, 322, 430, 559, 749, 803, 811, 815, ’840 [5 references]

– Federalists do not want to be [2 references]

– few individuals would aggrandize themselves from appointments under Constitution [1 reference]

– honesty and abilities will characterize under Constitution [6 references]

– impeachment of [3 references]

– Mass. will not get many because of its distance from future federal capital [1 reference]

– members of Congress prohibited from holding [5 references]

– meritorious men will fill under Constitution [1 reference]

– no hereditary positions for under Constitution [2 references]

– and property qualifications under Articles [2 references]

– and property qualifications under Constitution [10 references]

– not to accept office, title, or emolument from foreign prince or state [4 references]

– objection to lack of religious test for [16 references]

– Pennsylvanians will get many positions [1 reference]

– dependent on people under Constitution [1 reference]

– checked by political outs [1 reference]

– praise of lack of religious test for in Constitution [9 references]

– president commissions [1 reference]

– proposed amendment making them accountable to states when they violate state laws [1 reference]

– proposed amendment prohibits titles of nobility for [2 references]

– qualifications of as important issue that Federalists in state Convention argue [1 reference]

– subject to recall [1 reference]

– required to take oath to support Constitution [2 references]

– should be appointed by Congress [1 reference]

– James Sullivan would become Federalist if he were offered a position [1 reference]

– tax assessors and collectors will prey on people [2 references]

– tax collectors will be aided by standing army [1 reference]

– tax collectors will come into conflict with state collectors [1 reference]

– under Constitution will be masters of the people [2 references]

– virtue and education is way to attain [1 reference]

– virtue in people needed to assure that officeholders don’t abuse their trust [1 reference]

– will increase under Constitution [9 references]

– dual [4 subentries]

– under Articles of Confederation [7 subentries]

See Also

See also Appointment power

See also President, U.S.

See also Senate, U.S.