The Concept Of Liberty In The Age Of The American Revolution

Author: John Phillip Reid
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226708966
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10 By the new constitutional theory, representation would become the means by
which the constitution secured the security essential to liberty. Slavery was a
second traditional concept that, for postrevolu- tionary British reformers, linked
liberty to representation. "Those Englishmen who have no votes for electing
representatives, are not free men, " Cartwright charged, "but are enslaocd to the
representatives of those who have the votes : For, to be enslaved, is to have no
will of our own ...

Constitutional History Of The American Revolution

Author: John Phillip Reid
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299146641
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Designed for use in courses, this abridged edition of the four-volume Constitutional History of the American Revolution demonstrates how significant constitutional disputes were in instigating the American Revolution.

Attention Deficit Democracy

Author: James Bovard
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466892757
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Quoted in John Phillip Reid, The Concept of Representation in the Age of the
American Revolution (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989), p. 115. 2. Ilya
Somin, “When Ignorance Isn't Bliss: How Political Ignorance Threatens
Democracy,” Cato Institute Policy Analysis, September 30, 2004. 3. “Shocking
Poll: A Majority of Americans Cannot Name a Single Department in the
President's Cabinet,” The Polling Company, November 4, 2003. 4. William Penn,
Some Fruits of Solitude, ...

British Pamphlets On The American Revolution 1763 1785

Author: H. T. Dickinson
Publisher: Pickering & Chatto Limited
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64-96. There is a wealth of excellent primary material on the British case
deployed in the following works of John Phillip Reid, but his sympathies are
clearly with the case advanced by the American colonists: Constitutional History
of the American Revolution, 4 vols (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press,
1986-93); The Concept of Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution (Chicago
: University of Chicago Press, 1988); The Concept of Representation in the Age
of the American ...

Encyclopedia Of The American Legislative System

Author: Joel H. Silbey
Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780684196015
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Richard Buel, Jr., "Democracy and the American Revolution: A Frame of
Reference," William and Mary Quarterly 21 (April 1964): 165-190; Bernard Bailyn,
The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution (Cambridge, Mass., 1967);
and John Phillip Reid, The Concept of Representation in the Age of the American
Revolution (Chicago, 1989). The state constitutions may be found in Francis N.
Thorpe, ed., The Federal and State Constitutions, Colonial Charters, and Other
Organic ...

Irish Politics And Social Conflict In The Age Of The American Revolution

Author: Maurice R. O'Connell
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812200977
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The second struggle consisted in freeing to some extent the representation from
the aristocratic borough-owners by whom, in large measure, the British
government controlled the Irish House of Commons. The Patriots decided to
concentrate in 1780 on the first part of their aim, that is, the removal of the
constitutional supremacy of Britain over Ireland and the Irish Parliament. Their
efforts involved the introduction of three measures: a resolution declaring that
only the King, Lords and ...

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 ...