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

References

Theodore Sedgwick to Henry Van Schaack, Stockbridge, 13 December [Ratification by the States 4:422]+

Massachusetts Centinel, 2 January [Ratification by the States 5:594]+

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– fear Samuel Adams [3 references]

– reasons for favoring election of Samuel Adams to Mass. Convention [1 reference]

– will oppose amendments from being adopted by new government [1 reference]

– Americans in Europe usually support Constitution [1 reference]

– attack Antifederalists [2 references]

– attempt to reconcile Antifederalists after ratification [1 reference]

– label opponents of Constitution anti-federalists [1 reference]

– compared with Antifederalists [1 reference]

– gain strength in Attleborough [1 reference]

– believe no better Constitution is obtainable [1 reference]

– Boston is almost unanimously [6 references]

– Boston newspapers have favored [1 reference]

– members of every class are [1 reference]

– clergy as [2 references]

– attack “A Columbian Patriot” [1 reference]

– seek news of Conn. Convention [1 reference]

– come forth more promptly than Antifederalists [1 reference]

– communication set up between [1 reference]

– wanted Congress to transmit Constitution to states with its approbation [1 reference]

– Essex Junto as core of leadership in Mass. [1 reference]

– farmers are [10 references]

– framers of the Articles of Confederation are [1 reference]

– in General Court [2 references]

– criticize Gerry’s action in Mass. Convention [1 reference]

– Hopkinton has become supportive of Constitution [1 reference]

– feel importance of good government [1 reference]

– judges in Mass. are [6 references]

– described as lawyers [4 references]

– learned men in Mass. are [2 references]

– as letter writers in Mass. [1 reference]

– no limits on government desired by [1 reference]

– anticipate Mass. ratification [3 references]

– as majority in Mass. Senate [2 references]

– in Mass. General Court [3 references]

– in Mass. House of Representatives [2 references]

– mechanics are [4 references]

– monied men are [3 references]

– wish peace and tranquility [1 reference]

– attempt to monopolize the press [1 reference]

– public opinion in Mass. favors Constitution [1 reference]

– rejection of Constitution by Mass. will embarrass [1 reference]

– satirical dialogue between a Federalist and Antifederalist [1 reference]

– state elections (1788) won by [2 references]

– strong on seacoast [1 reference]

– Stockbridge elections encourage [1 reference]

– term of defined [8 references]

– toasts to [3 references]

– will agree to Mass, plan of amendments [1 reference]

– criticized [56 references + 10 subentries]

– defended [5 subentries]

– literature of [5 subentries]

– in Mass. Convention [66 subentries]

– by state [7 subentries]

See Also

See also Antifederalists