History of the Origin, Formation, and Adoption of the Constitution of the United States: With Notices of Its Principal Framers, Volumen1

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CHAPTER III
49
Instructions to the Delegates
51
Popular Feeling about the Grievances
64
Delay in obtaining Decisions
77
Jealousy of Standing Armies
80
CHAPTER IV
89
Promotion of the Officers provided
95
Unsettled Condition of the Political System
101
First Stage in the Constitutional History of the Country
112
CHAPTER V
124
The present Congress compared with that of 1776
127
Assent of Maryland to the Confederation withheld
133
Progress of the People of the United States towards a National
139
Assembling of the Convention
142
Powers of Congress with regard to Internal Affairs
145
CHAPTER I
155
Impracticable Adherence to the Principles of Civil Liberty
161
Changes of the Members of Congress
165
Situation of Washington
167
FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES OF THE CONFEDERATION REVOLUTIONARY
172
Claims of the various Classes of the Public Creditors
178
Proofs of this in the History of the Confederation
184
Note on the HalfPay for the Officers of the Revolution
190
CHAPTER III
200
Hamiltons Entry into Congress
206
Advises General Taxes to be collected under Continental Authority
212
Hamilton advises Federal Provision for Defence
219
Duties and Imposts
222
Improvement in the Revenue System
225
BOOK III
231
Congress without Power to enforce Treaty Stipulations upon
233
Their Efforts ineffectual 324
234
A New Congress
235
How to be obtained
241
Argument used in Support of her Refusal
247
State Laws prohibiting the Recovery of British Debts
253
Congress recommend to the States to repeal all Acts repugnant
258
Political Difficulties in the Management of this Territory
308
The Congress apologizes to the Governors of the States
310
The United States insist on the Right to navigate the Mississippi
314
Violations of its Articles 257
316
Their Complaints of Congress
320
The Vote of Seven States attacked in Congress
325
The States acquiesce in the Powers granted to Washington
326
Exertions of Hamilton 345
328
Difficulties in the Formation of a Federal Constitution
331
Their Delegates in Congress refuse to present the Resolves
337
Virginia invites a Meeting of Commissioners from all the States
343
The Revenue System again rejected by the New York Legislature
346
Objections to it in Congress 352355
352
96
355
It impels Congress to Action
358
Importance of the Sanction of the Old Government in the Formation
364
Washingtons Opinions 370
370
CHAPTER VII
380
Qualities of the Framers of the Constitution
387
The New Government established without Violence
393
Receives Official Notice of his Appointment to the Convention
399
102
402
His Birth and Education
408
CHAPTER IX
420
Appointed one of the Commissioners to Annapolis
427
VOL 1
433
CHAPTER XI
440
CHAPTER XII
448
CHARLES COTESWORTH PINCKNEY
454
Note on the Abolition of the SlaveTrade
460
CHAPTER XV
480
CHAPTER XVI
486
Representation of New Jersey on the Articles of Confederation
493
Act to authorize the Delegates of the Delaware State to ratify
500
Report of the Committee of Congress as to the Proceedings of
506
Members of the Convention which formed the Constitution
516

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