6 edition of The second constitutional convention found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -548) and index.
|LC Classifications||KF4555 .L33 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 577 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||577|
|LC Control Number||99069250|
No one is talking about a second constitutional convention. The only question is whether to convene a body that can propose amendments that Congress itself can control. Kentucky Resolution of RESOLUTIONS IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY. THE representatives of the good people of this commonwealth in general assembly convened, having maturely considered the answers of sundry states in the Union, to their resolutions passed at the last session, respecting certain unconstitutional laws of Congress, commonly called the alien and sedition laws, would be faithless .
For the past five years, Everett Dirksen has worked with evangelical zeal to press for a second constitutional convention. He aims to reverse by amendment the Supreme Court decision that state legislature districts must be drawn equitably on the sole basis of population: one man, one vote. 70 Delegates had been appointed by the original states to attend the Constitutional Convention, but only 55 were able to be there. Rhode Island was the only state to not send any delegates at all. As history played out, the result of the Constitutional Convention was the United States Constitution, but it .
On Septem , the Constitution of the United States of America was signed by 38 of the 41 delegates present at the conclusion of the . In the second place, a distinction has been made Edition: current; Page: [xxv] between notes taken as a part of, or in connection with, the work of the Convention, and information supplied to others; accordingly, letters written while the Convention was in session, and such items as Charles Pinckney’s Observations and Luther Martin’s.
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