The Concept Of Representation In The Age Of The American Revolution

Author: John Phillip Reid
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226708980
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American. Representation. If there is something familiar about colonial whig
arguments concerning rights of representation, it is because those arguments
were based on British constitutional principles. The following sentences sum up
that constitutional case: "Our slavery is complete as long as we are subject to
regulations made by a legislature, in the election of which we had not a voice,
and over whose members we have not the least controul. If any thing could add
to a slavery in its ...

Die Erfindung Demokratischer Repr Sentation In Den Federalist Papers

Author: Beatrice Brunhöber
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161502750
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... „Political Representation in England and the Origins of the American Republic"
(1966) von Jack R. Pole, die historische Abhandlung „The Creation of the
American Republic, 1776-1787" (1969) von Gordon S. Wood79 und die
verfassungshistorische Analyse „The Concept of Representation in the Age of the
American Revolution" (1989) von John P. Reid.80 Die einzige nennenswerte
staatstheoretische Begriffsanalyse ist die 1967 erschienene Studie „A Concept of
Representation" ...

Constitutional Cultures

Author: Ulrike Bock
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443845485
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On the Concept and Representation of Constitutions in the Atlantic World Ulrike
Bock, Katrin Dircksen, Silke Hensel ... states based on written constitutions.1
While the political changes were considered revolutions, especially those in
France and the United States of America, Latin America was left out of the picture
for a long time.2 The notion of the Atlantic revolution as presented by Jacques
Godechot and Robert R. Palmer in 1955 at the international conference of
historians received ...

The Revolutionary Constitution

Author: David J. Bodenhamer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019991303X
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The history and aftermath of the “one man, one vote” decisions are explored in
Robert G. Dixon, Democratic Representation: Reapportionment in Law and
Politics (New York: Oxford University Press, 1968). Robert A. Dahl, How ... John
Phillip Reid, The Concept of Liberty in the Age of American Revolution (Madison:
University of Wisconsin Press, 1988), contains a brilliant analysis of the conflict
between liberty and racial subordination during the Revolutionary era. The
problem of ...

The Living Age

Author: Eliakim Littell
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No circumstance could be more propitious to the rapid expansion of the
intelligence of De Tocqueville within the range of his most cherished ideas than
the mission confided to him and his friend Gustave de Beaumont by the French
Government shortly after the Revolution of July. The object was the investigation
of the system of prison-discipline, in which the Americans had acquired a just
reputation by having been the first nation to adopt the Reformatory principle,
which is still making ...

The Living Age

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The line between the two cannot be drawn with mathematical strictness; but
when the central government that is created by a league is endowed with
extensive powers with reference to commerce and foreign affairs, or to internal
administration, there results a State —a political community indestructible save
by a violent revolution. Was the American Union a Slaatcnbund or Bundesstaat .9
This was the uestion at the root of the great civil war. (11' contended that the
Union was a league ...

The Common Cause

Author: Robert G. Parkinson
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469626926
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In this pathbreaking book, Robert Parkinson argues that to unify the patriot side, political and communications leaders linked British tyranny to colonial prejudices, stereotypes, and fears about insurrectionary slaves and violent Indians.

Empire And Nation

Author: Eliga H. Gould
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801879128
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The American Revolution in the Atlantic World Eliga H. Gould, Peter S. Onuf. The.
British. Caribbean. in. the. Age. of. Revolution. Edward L. Cox Historians have
generally defined the "Age of Revolution" as spanning the period from roughly
1760 to about 1830.1 During those years, hardly any institution was safe from the
onslaught of radical ideas permeating the ... On the French colony of St.
Domingue, petit blancs (lesser whites) intensified their campaign for political