Patrick Henry's Case Against the Constitution: The Structural Problem with Slavery
- TRB. Stampfl, Barry // New Republic;7/5/75, Vol. 173 Issue 1/2, p2
Reports on the campaign of big corporations in the U.S. to express views of former political leaders about social and political conditions of the country. Presentation for views of statesmen Patrick Henry and Sam Adams in advertisements by different corporations; Need to face moral challenge...
- The idea of the proslavery constitution. Maltz, Earl M. // Journal of the Early Republic;Spring97, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p37
Scrutinizes the conception of proslavery in the Constitution of 1787 in the United States. Supporters of the 1787 Constitution; Review of the neo-Garrisonian arguments of William M. Wiecek and Paul Finkelman; Contention on the disproportionate advantages of representatives of the slave states...
- Foreign Affairs and the Ratification of the Constitution in Virginia. SMITH, ROBERT W. // Virginia Magazine of History & Biography;2014, Vol. 122 Issue 1, p40
The article discusses the issue of the conduct of foreign policy by individual U.S. states in the debate concerning the ratification of the U.S. Constitution by Virginia during the late 18th century. The article examines the significance of Virginia's size and population in its foreign policy...
- Private Lives of American Heroes III. PATRICK HENRY. Stinnett, Caskie // Saturday Evening Post;3/20/1948, Vol. 220 Issue 38, p42
The article presents an anecdote that depicts the private life of U.S. revolutionary Patrick Henry.
- GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME...A TREE. Meyer, Jeff // American Forests;Autumn2000, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p63
Describes the osage-orange tree planted at the home of Patrick Henry, former governor of Virginia. Background to the life of Henry and his oratorical skill; His contribution to the formation of the Continental Army; Family background.
- 'An Appeal to Arms and to the God of Hosts'. // American Bar Association Journal;Mar1975, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p345
Reports on the speech of Lawyer Patrick Henry at the March 1775 convention of influential men held at Saint John's Church in Richmond, Virginia. Support of a campaign to prevent the destruction of liberties in the colonies; Criticism of the maintenance of a large standing army in time of peace;...
- Patrick Henry 1736â€“1799. // Monkeyshines on America;Sep2002 U.S. Events Colony-1776, p31
Focuses on the life and works of Patrick Henry, a lawyer in Virginia. Debate against the Church of England; Contributions in the writing of Virginia's state constitution; Role in the addition of Bill of Rights to the constitution.
- RACE AND CONSTITUTIONAL LAW CASEBOOKS: RECOGNIZING THE PROSLAVERY CONSTITUTION. Perea, Juan F. // Michigan Law Review;Apr2012, Vol. 110 Issue 6, p1123
The article reviews the book "A Slaveholders' Union: Slavery, Politics, and the Constitution in the Early American Republic" by George William Van Cleve.
- In search of Manitoba's constitutional position, 1950-1990. Wiseman, Nelson // Journal of Canadian Studies;Fall94, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p85
Studies the history of constitutional politics in the province of Manitoba during 22 First Ministers Conferences. Independence and populism under Douglas Campbell; Support for amendments by Duff Roblin; Focus on fiscal issues by Walter Weir and Sterling Lyon; Contradictory policies under Ed...