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

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– accountability of and checks upon [9 references]

– amendments to Constitution considered by first [15 references]

– arrest during sessions of restricted [1 reference]

– can be convened by President on extraordinary occasions [1 reference]

– criticism of lack of recall provision in Constitution [3 references]

– danger of their power to appoint their own officers [1 reference]

– defense against Antifederalists fears of [1 reference]

– debate over trustworthiness of [3 references]

– denial that it would act badly [1 reference]

– dual office-holding in prohibited [5 references]

– duty of a representative [1 reference]

– expelling members of [2 references]

– freedom of speech on floor [1 reference]

– frequency of sessions of [4 references]

– federal judges should be prohibited from sitting in [1 reference]

– as judges of qualifications of its members and election returns [3 references]

– members of will support welfare of the people [1 reference]

– merchants will control elections for [1 reference]

– new states should not out-vote original states in [1 reference]

– no danger from [5 references]

– non-hereditary [1 reference]

– as only powerful branch under Constitution [1 reference]

– President’s influence over [3 references]

– proposed amendment making officers of subject to arrest for private debt [1 reference]

– publication of journals of [6 references]

– qualified unelected candidates will be a check on [2 references]

– qualifications for members of [4 references]

– quorum of [2 references]

– representation in and size of [7 references]

– salaries of [2 references]

– should adopt amendments to Constitution by vote of states in joint session [1 reference]

– should recommend a national education program [1 reference]

– terms of members of [10 references]

– under rules of each house [1 reference]

– will be able to interpret Constitution because of its ambiguity [1 reference]

– will be composed of at least some honest men [2 references]

– will be masters of the people [2 references]

– will flesh out Constitution [2 references]

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

– will have extra authority under Constitution [1 reference]

– will increase expenses of government [17 references]

– will not increase expenses of government [7 references]

– will not be allowed to enslave Americans [1 reference]

– would gain influence by appointments [1 reference]

See Also

See also House of Representatives, U.S.

See also Senate, U.S.