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AUTHOR OF A TREATISE ON FEDERAL PRACTICE, TRIAL BY NEWSPAPER, &c.
AND LECTURER ON FEDERAL JURISPRUDENCE AT THE
LAW SCHOOL OF YALE UNIVERSITY.
BY ROGER FOSTER.
The right of translation and all other rights reserved.
Typography and Presswork
§ 2. Hostility to the Federal Constitution
3. Anarchy preceding the Federal Convention
$ 5. Preliminaries to the Federal Convention
§ 6. Originality of the Work of the Federal Convention
§ 7. Prototypes of the Federal Constitution
§ 8. Models of the Federal Constitution
9. Compromises of the Constitution
NATURE OF THE CONSTITUTION AND THE PREAMBLE.
& 11. Nature of the Constitution of the United States .
$ 12. Sovereignty of the States before the Federal Constitution
§ 13. The Constitution was formed by the Thirteen States .
$ 14. Form of Ratifications of the Constitution
$ 15. Legality of an Indissoluble Union between Sovereign States
$ 16. The Constitution is not a Legal Compact
$ 17. Proceedings in Federal Convention as to the Determination of the
$ 19. Significance of the Phrase “We the people of the United States " 94
$ 20. Significance of the Phrase "to form a more perfect Union”
$ 21. Significance of the Phrase "to Establish Justice"
$ 22. Significance of the Phrase "to Insure domestic Tranquillity"
$ 23. Significance of the Phrase "to provide for the Common Defense" 99
$ 24. Significance of the Phrase "to promote the general welfare”
$ 25. Significance of the Phrase "to secure the Blessings of Liberty" 100
$ 26. Significance of the Phrase “Ordain and Establish”
$ 27. Significance of the Word “Constitution"
$ 28. Testimony of Contemporary Statesmen on the Nature of the Consti-