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The Resource The Bill of Rights and the states : the colonial and revolutionary origins of American liberties, edited by Patrick T. Conley and John P. Kaminski ; sponsored by the U.S. Constitution Council of the Thirteen Original States and the Center for the Study of the American Constitution

The Bill of Rights and the states : the colonial and revolutionary origins of American liberties, edited by Patrick T. Conley and John P. Kaminski ; sponsored by the U.S. Constitution Council of the Thirteen Original States and the Center for the Study of the American Constitution

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The Bill of Rights and the states : the colonial and revolutionary origins of American liberties
Title
The Bill of Rights and the states
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the colonial and revolutionary origins of American liberties
Statement of responsibility
edited by Patrick T. Conley and John P. Kaminski ; sponsored by the U.S. Constitution Council of the Thirteen Original States and the Center for the Study of the American Constitution
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Language
eng
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Conley, Patrick T
  • Kaminski, John P
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  • Civil rights
  • Constitutional history
  • Constitutional law
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States.
Label
The Bill of Rights and the states : the colonial and revolutionary origins of American liberties, edited by Patrick T. Conley and John P. Kaminski ; sponsored by the U.S. Constitution Council of the Thirteen Original States and the Center for the Study of the American Constitution
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.[461]-514) and indexes
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volume
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
  • Antecedents of the Bill of Rights : found in the revolutionary declarations of rights and constitutions -- Chronology : ratification of the Bill of Rights -- An overview of colonial and revolutionary America. 1. Rights in passage : English liberties in early America / A.E. Dick Howard -- 2. The Constitution without a Bill of Rights / John P. Kaminski -- 3. "A tub to the whale" : the adoption of the Bill of Rights / Kenneth R. Bowling --
  • The New England states. 4. From liberties to rights : the struggle in colonial Massachusetts / John M. Murrin -- 5. Liberty, justice, and no Bill of Rights : protecting natural rights in a common law commonwealth / Christopher Collier -- 6. Rhode Island : laboratory for the "lively experiment" / Patrick T. Conley -- 7. New Hampshire accepts the Bill of Rights / Frank C. Mevers -- 8. Freedom and unity : Vermont's search for security of property, liberty, and popular government / H. Nicholas Muller III --
  • The middle states. 9. Liberty as nature's gift : the colonial origins of the Bill of Rights in New York / Milton M. Klein -- 10. A study in paradox : New Jersey and the Bill of Rights / Eugene R. Sheridan -- 11. Delaware : armed in the cause of freedom / Gaspare J. Saladino -- 12. Pennsylvania : pioneer in safeguarding personal rights / John K. Alexander -- The Southern states. 13. "That all men are born equally free and independent" : Virginians and the origins of the Bill of Rights / Warren M. Billings -- 14. "To maintain inviolate our liberties" : Maryland and the Bill of Rights / Gregory A. Stiverson -- 15. "Their liberties, properties and privileges" : civil liberties in South Carolina, 1663-1791 / Michael E. Stevens -- 16. "There ought to be a Bill of Rights" : North Carolina enters a new nation / William S. Price, Jr. -- 17. Frontier haven : Georgia and the Bill of Rights / Kenneth Coleman -- The Bill of Rights : a bibliographic essay / Gaspare J. Saladino
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 542 pages
Isbn
9780945612261
Lccn
91047694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
94-B677
Label
The Bill of Rights and the states : the colonial and revolutionary origins of American liberties, edited by Patrick T. Conley and John P. Kaminski ; sponsored by the U.S. Constitution Council of the Thirteen Original States and the Center for the Study of the American Constitution
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.[461]-514) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Antecedents of the Bill of Rights : found in the revolutionary declarations of rights and constitutions -- Chronology : ratification of the Bill of Rights -- An overview of colonial and revolutionary America. 1. Rights in passage : English liberties in early America / A.E. Dick Howard -- 2. The Constitution without a Bill of Rights / John P. Kaminski -- 3. "A tub to the whale" : the adoption of the Bill of Rights / Kenneth R. Bowling --
  • The New England states. 4. From liberties to rights : the struggle in colonial Massachusetts / John M. Murrin -- 5. Liberty, justice, and no Bill of Rights : protecting natural rights in a common law commonwealth / Christopher Collier -- 6. Rhode Island : laboratory for the "lively experiment" / Patrick T. Conley -- 7. New Hampshire accepts the Bill of Rights / Frank C. Mevers -- 8. Freedom and unity : Vermont's search for security of property, liberty, and popular government / H. Nicholas Muller III --
  • The middle states. 9. Liberty as nature's gift : the colonial origins of the Bill of Rights in New York / Milton M. Klein -- 10. A study in paradox : New Jersey and the Bill of Rights / Eugene R. Sheridan -- 11. Delaware : armed in the cause of freedom / Gaspare J. Saladino -- 12. Pennsylvania : pioneer in safeguarding personal rights / John K. Alexander -- The Southern states. 13. "That all men are born equally free and independent" : Virginians and the origins of the Bill of Rights / Warren M. Billings -- 14. "To maintain inviolate our liberties" : Maryland and the Bill of Rights / Gregory A. Stiverson -- 15. "Their liberties, properties and privileges" : civil liberties in South Carolina, 1663-1791 / Michael E. Stevens -- 16. "There ought to be a Bill of Rights" : North Carolina enters a new nation / William S. Price, Jr. -- 17. Frontier haven : Georgia and the Bill of Rights / Kenneth Coleman -- The Bill of Rights : a bibliographic essay / Gaspare J. Saladino
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 542 pages
Isbn
9780945612261
Lccn
91047694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
94-B677

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