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The Bill of Rights : a documentary history

The Bill of Rights : a documentary history

Author: Bernard Schwartz
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1971.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schwartz, Bernard, 1923-1997.
Bill of Rights : a documentary history.
New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1971
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Schwartz
ISBN: 0070796130 9780070796133
OCLC Number: 197207
Description: 2 volumes (xvii, 1234 pages) ; 24 cm
Contents: Vol 1 : Magna Carta --
Petition of right --
Agreement of the people --
A healing question --
Bill of rights --
First charter of Virginia --
Fundamental orders of Connecticut --
Maryland act for the liberties of the people --
Massachusetts body of liberties --
Maryland act concerning religion --
charter of Rhode Island and Providence plantations --
Fundamental constitutions of Carolina --
Concessions and agreements of west New Jersey --
Pennsylvania frame of government --
New York charter of libertyes and priviledges --
Pennsylvania charter of privileges --
Lechmere's case --
Declaration of rights and grievances --
The rights of the colonists and a list of infringements and violations of rights --
Reply of the town of Truro --
Declaration and resolves of the first Continental Congress --
Address to the inhabitants of Quebec --
Resolutions of the second Continental Congress --
Virginia declaration of rights --
Declaration of Independence --
New Jersey constitution --
Pennsylvania declaration of rights --
Delaware declaration of rights --
Maryland declaration of rights --
North Carolina declaration of rights --
Connecticut declaration of rights --
Georgia constitution --
New York constitution --
Thomas Paine on a bill of rights --
Vermont declaration of rights --
South Carolina constitution --
Massachusetts declaration of rights --
New Hampshire bill of rights --
Northwest ordinance --
Judicial review --
George Mason's objections to the proposed federal constitution --
Attacks by Richard Lee, Elbridge Gerry and Luther Martin --
Other antifederalist writings --
Leading federalist writings --
Addresses by John Jay and Melancton Smith --
The federalist --
Thomas Jefferson --
James Madison correspondence.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Bernard Schwartz.


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