INDEX
Adams, John, x, 3, 35, 41, 73, 133, 134, 177
Alien and Sedition laws, xiv
Ambassadors: privileges, 234
Amendment: provision for, 139, 139- 140; proposed in ratifying conventions, 141-143; on recall, 152; before ratification, 247, 249, 250, 251, 252
American character: Antifederalist conflict, xii-xiii; Federalists and the paradox of, xiii-xiv
Amity, treaty of, proposed, 56
Anarchy, 14-15, 101, 102
Antifederalists: major premise, ix; in newspapers, ix-x; leaders, x-xi, switch to Federalism, xi, xiv; arguments of, xi-xii; internal tensions, xii-xiii, reactions to Federalist arguments, 101- 104; on Constitution and the founding fathers, 108-112
Appellate jurisdiction, 81, 234-235, 236- 238; consequence of, 241, 242
Appointment, powers of, 214; possible modes of, 216-222
Apportionment, 150, 154-157
Aristocracy, government of, 1, 2, 20- 23; predicted in new government, 70- 71, 72, 73; tendency toward, 99, 100, 102, 110, 134; provided for, in Constitution, 144-148passim; distrust of, 175; and a military king, 212
Army, standing, 22, 38, 40; congressional power to raise, 61; dangers of, 62-65; objections to, 66-70, 74-77, 77- 79; raising and support of, 118; as support for president, 212
Articles of Confederation. See Confederation, Articles of
Attendance, congressional, 168
Austin, Benjamin, 54
Balance of power, 8
Bankruptcies: uniform laws, 118-119
Beccaria, Marquis de, 76, 159
Bill of Rights, 35, 47, 72, 132, 176; on lack of, 243-246
Bloodworth, Timothy, 195-196
Blount, William, 195
Borrowing, unlimited, 61
Bricker, John, 214
Bricker Amendment, mentioned, 214
British government: guaranteed rights, 176
Brutus, 42, 57, 62, 66, 82, 86, 154, 180, 222, 243
Bryan, Samuel, 14
Burke, Thomas, 112
Butler, Major Pierce, 156
Caesar, Julius, 66
Canada, 103, 120
Capital, National, 151, 181; objections to provision for, 119-122
Cato, 7, 36, 154, 196
Cato Uticensis, 80
Centinel, 14, 51
Cincinnatus, 30, 188
Citizenship: national versus state, 38; in a national capital, 121. See also Naturalization
City, Federal. See Capital, national
Civil war: warnings of, 15-16, 17-18
Class distinction and representation, 160-161, 165
Clinton, George, x, 36, 86, 196, 197
Coercion: in the new government, 70- 72, 73-74, 74-77
Commerce. See Trade
Confederacy, advantages of, 8
Confederacy of republics: appeal for, 46-47, 85; dependency on states, 115
Confederation, Articles of: weaknesses, 3-4; rights of territory, 9; amendment proposed, 5; Patrick Henry on, 11-12; provisions, 18-19; convention to amend, 19; complaints against, 28; defense of, 40-41; taxation under, 80, 94; inadequacies, 51, 98-99; proposals to strengthen, 55-56, 57; on amending, 110; national problems exaggerated, 247-249
Congress: regulation of trade, 5; Constitutional powers, 17; powers under Articles, 18-19; new powers proposed, 19; revenue, 59-60; borrowing monies and raising armies, 61-62, 62-65, 66- 70; powers of taxation, 79-82, 83-86, 87-91, 92-93, 94-95, 96-98, 128, 146- 147; powers supercede state sovereignty, 105-106; criticism of extensive powers, 114-117; bankruptcy law, 118-119; powers of, 123-125, 131- 132; and process of amendment, 140; elections, 145-146; balance of power in, 147-148; the militia, 44, 148; unchecked powers, 170-172; control of elections, 173-174
Consider Arms, 149
Constitution: blind acceptance, 1-2, 144; results of central government, 6, 7; supreme law of land, 42-43; against hasty ratification, 45-46; and state government, 58-59; factions, 100; unequal balance of power, 133-136, 137- 138; and separate state matters, 138; provision for amendment, 139, 139-

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