Table Annexed to Article: The Foreigners Among Us2 Our Constitutional Logic 188 (2013)
AbstractOCL surveys constituent explusion through the impost laws passed in the first session of the First Federal Congress. The purpose of the laws was to make clear to North Carolina and Rhode Island that Constitution II was a ‘take it or leave it’ affair. North Carolina, never truculent, merely slow to ratify, got the message; Rhode Island’s struggle with political reality created a near year-long sideshow before it finally bowed the neck Providential to the inevitable. Pay up or join up.
- constituent expulsion,
- secession by majority
Publication DateApril, 2013
Citation InformationPeter J. Aschenbrenner. "Table Annexed to Article: The Foreigners Among Us" 2 Our Constitutional Logic 188 (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/peter_aschenbrenner/175/