The American Revolution, state sovereignty, and the American constitutional settlement, 1765-1800 / Aaron N. Coleman.

Publisher's description: The American Revolution, State Sovereignty, and the American Constitutional Settlement, 1765-1800 reveals the largely forgotten importance of state sovereignty to American constitutionalism. Contrary to modern popular perceptions and works by other academics, the Foundi...

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Main Author: Coleman, Aaron N. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, an imprint of the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2016]
Table of Contents:
  • King-in-Colonial Assembly : the Background to State Sovereignty
  • Establishing and Debating the Nature of State Sovereignty : Articles of Confederation and the Politics of Early 1780s
  • Altering the Settlement : the Critical Period and the Constitutional Convention
  • Ratification of the Constitution and Continuation of the Settlement
  • Preserving State Sovereignty : the Judiciary Act and the Tenth Amendment
  • Breaking the Promise : Hamiltonianism
  • The Settlement Defended : Republican Counterattack and the Eleventh Amendment
  • The Settlement Secured : Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions and the Defeat of the Federal Common Law.