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

References

New York Journal, 27 December [Ratification by the States 5:540]+

Theophilus Parsons: Notes of Convention Debates, 25 January, P.M. [Ratification by the States 6:1356]

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– America should limit foreign imports [1 reference]

– American vessels seized in foreign ports [1 reference]

– armed protection of leads to war [1 reference]

– attempts to give Confederation Congress power to regulate [5 references]

– biennial elections in countries with extensive [2 references]

– as bond [4 references]

– British commercial restrictions on U.S.. [8 references]

– Confederation Congress needs revenue from [2 references]

– Congress needs power to regulate [51 references]

– Congress’ power over criticized [4 references]

– Congress will give preference to U.S. shipping [1 reference]

– Constitution needs amending to benefit [2 references]

– Constitution will put limits on [1 reference]

– will not improve under Constitution [4 references]

– will improve under Constitution [21 references]

– Constitution will transfer markets [5 references]

– danger if Constitution is rejected [3 references]

– debate over regulation of by a simple majority of Congress [3 references]

– depends on righteous administration of government [1 reference]

– deplorable state of [13 references]

– diversity of states stimulates [1 reference]

– duties on will help pay U.S. debt under Constitution [1 reference]

– European trade restrictions on [4 references]

– Federalists are strongest on seacoast [1 reference]

– flourishes most in free countries [1 reference]

– foreign opinion of U.S. will rise if states adopt uniform navigation acts [4 references]

– foreigners will prey on to collect debt owed to them [2 references]

– with France [5 references]

– with Great Britain [7 references]

– growth of in U.S. caused by extreme desire for liberty [1 reference]

– hope that America’s international commerce will prosper [1 reference]

– if there is a problem with under the Confederation it can be fixed [1 reference]

– importance of [2 references]

– adopting Impost of 1783 beneficial [1 reference]

– imposts encourage smuggling [2 references]

– improving in U.S. [7 references]

– increase in would benefit Confederation [1 reference]

– with India [3 references]

– with Indians [2 references]

– and interstate trade [3 references]

– medal commemorating first American venture to Pacific Northwest [2 references]

– and monopolies [8 references]

– most encouraged by republican form of government [1 reference]

– and navy [2 references]

– need to promote [1 reference]

– need to unshackle [1 reference]

– of The Netherlands [4 references]

– no preference to be given to ports of one state [1 reference]

– no uniform policy for throughout U.S. [1 reference]

– Northerners favor strengthening Congress’ commercial powers [2 references]

– Northern wealth results from shipping [1 reference]

– objection to impost as hostile to [1 reference]

– often flourishes under limited monarchy [1 reference]

– opposition to Constitution in N.H. is motivated by those who hope to gain commercial advantage [1 reference]

– other nations benefit from the carrying trade of U.S. imports and exports [1 reference]

– Philadelphia’s will prosper under Constitution [2 references]

– with Portugal [1 reference]

– power of Congress over elections will favor seaport towns [1 reference]

– praise of free and unrestrained [1 reference]

– proposal that percentage of U.S. exports should be paid for in specie [1 reference]

– rivalry among states over taxation and [1 reference]

– should be expanded with other states under Articles of Confederation [1 reference]

– Southern States fear that North will dominate [3 references]

– Southern States consume more foreign goods than North [1 reference]

– Southern States lay duties on Northern goods [1 reference]

– Southerners oppose strengthening Congress’ commercial powers [1 reference]

– with Spain [1 reference]

– states at odds with each in setting policy [2 references]

– states cannot coordinate policy with other nations [1 reference]

– states must compromise [1 reference]

– states should enter into treaty for with each other [1 reference]

– states will adopt measures to encourage [1 reference]

– trading centers in U.S. favor Constitution [1 reference]

– under Constitution will be based on reciprocity [1 reference]

– U.S. can live without [1 reference]

– U.S. could supply all shipping that was necessary without increasing freightage [1 reference]

– U.S. has not protected its domestic commerce for itself [1 reference]

– U.S. must pass uniform navigation acts [1 reference]

– U.S. problems caused by extraneous problems and private imprudencies [1 reference]

– U.S. should concentrate on and avoid war [1 reference]

– U.S. should open ports to world [1 reference]

– U.S. will have a favorable balance of trade [1 reference]

– Virginia act to tax imports to pay state debt [1 reference]

– Virginia calls Annapolis Convention to address problems of [1 reference]

– will complement landed interest [1 reference]

– in Massachusetts [2 references + 13 subentries]

See Also

See also Duties

See also Economic conditions under the Confederation

See also Exports

See also Merchants

See also Slave trade

See also Treaties