Recreating the American Republic: Rules of Apportionment, Constitutional Change, and American Political Development, 1700-1870

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Index
Abolitionism, 391, 395, 417; proposed restrictions against, 389
Act of Union (1707), 69, 128
Adams, John, 122, 151, 153–4, 158, 171, 182, 295–8
Adams, John Quincy, xviiin6, 328n43, 335–6
Adams, Samuel, 125
Aeschylus, xxin9
African-Americans, 89, 98, 157, 173–5, 288, 293, 297, 331n52, 370, 382–3; violence against, 413; voting rights, 373–4, 414–18
Age categories, 173, 275, 378–9, 416–17
Alaska, 4n4
Albany Plan of Union, 91–12, 130; and 1854 Albany Congress, 153
Allen, William, 335
Alternative accounts, 20; and hypotheses, 424n4
Amendments, constitutional: 161, 163, 214, 415n49; and Jefferson's insistence for internal improvements, 320n25; see also specific amendments
American colonies, 40, 60; and colonial assemblies, 41–2, 52, 57, 60–6, 85–104, 121, 136, 229; colonial governors, 59–64, 86, 117; councils, 60–1; first colonial election, 87n142
American Revolution, xiii, 6, 40, 91, 93, 107, 110, 113, 139, 143–4, 146, 314, 319, 364, 383, 430; and Revolutionary War, xxxii, 156–7, 164, 214, 219; causal explanations of, 40–7
Analytic narrative, 25n40
Ancestry, see ethnicity
Annapolis convention, 240–1, 246–9
Apportionment rule, xiv–xix, xxi, xxix–xxxii, 430; age-based rules, 378–9; and auxiliary voting procedures, 165, 169, 183, 214, 286; as basis of expectations, 143–4, 394–5; and constitutional change, 1–2, 22, 34–5, 203, 261, 276, 306–7, 314n6, 415n49; in colonial assemblies, 89, 100–2; political jurisdiction unit rule, 353; and desire for certainty, 180, 425–6; and difficulties under uncertainty; 168, 176, 180, 294–5; difficulties when known, 168, 179, 189, 284, 313; divisiveness of, xvii, 170; dual or double rule, 182, 201, 261, 265, 285, 305–6, 311; equal state rule, 39, 151, 165, 172, 183, 218; an equitable ratio, 267, 275; ethnicity rules, 378–9; foreign classes excluded, 378–9; free population rule, 267; imperial rule, 39; and less costly means of constitutional

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