Page images
PDF
EPUB

Facts relating to the tenure of office of various Presidents: p. 397-400. JK524.M22.

(32) McKee, Thomas H.: The national conventions and platforms of all political parties, 1789 to 1905. 6th ed., rev. and enl. Baltimore, The Friedenwald Company, 1906. 418 p.

Democratic platform, election of 1896, “Third-term resolution: We declare it to be the unwritten law of this republic, established by custom and usage of 100 years, and sanctioned by the examples of the greatest and wisest of those who founded and have maintained our Government, that no man should be eligible for a third term of the presidential office": p. 297. JK2255.M2. 1906.

(33) McMaster, John B.: With the fathers; studies in the history of the United States. New York, D. Appleton and company, 1896. 334 p. “The third term": p. 55–70. E73.M16.

(34) Madison, James, President of the United States. The papers of James Madison. Washington, Langtree & O'Sullivan. 1840. 3 v. JK111.M2.

Reeligibility discussed: p. 733, 742, 762, 766, 779, 860, 865, 887, 888, 891, 1124, 1128, 1141, 1145, 1189, 1198, 1205, 1209, 1210, 1223, 1236, 1417, 1420, 1486, 1498, 1507, 1552, 1614.

(35) Miller, Samuel F: Lectures on the Constitution of the United States. New York and Albany, Banks and brothers, 1893. 765 p. Presidential term: p. 151-152. JK241.M66.

(36) Montgomery, Henry. The life of Major General William H. Harrison. 2d ed. New York, C. M. Saxton, Barker & Co.; San Francisco, H. H. Bancroft & Co., 1860. 465 p. E392.M79.

Remarks on reeligibility of the same individual to a second term of the Presidency: p. 340–341.

(37) Munro, William B. The Government of the United States, National, State, and local. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1919. 648 p. The principle that no President should hold office for more than two terms has become a strong tradition, although this was far from being the intention of those who framed the Constitution": p. 66. JK274.M9.

(38) Ogg, Frederic A. and Charles A. Beard. National governments and the World War. New York, The MacMillan Company, 1919. 603 p.

Brief comment on the presidential term: p. 95–96. JF51.06.

(39) Parsons, Geoffrey. The land of fair play; how America is governed. New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1919.

Brief comment on presidential term: p. 39. JK271.P3.

(40) Polen, George P. Shall our Presidents be elected for eight years? New York, F. Schmidt, jr., 1898. 32 p. JK550.P7.

(41) Poley, Arthur P. The Federal systems of the United States and the British Empire; their origin, nature, and development. London. Sir I. Pitman & Sons, 1918. 453 p. JK295.P6.

Washington was chosen for a second term, but refused a nomination for a third term; and this precedent having been established, since his time no President has held office for three terms": p. 67.

(42) Ray, Perley 0.: An introduction to political parties and practical politics. New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1917, 628 p. JK2265.R 2, 1917. Democratic platform, 1912. Presidential term: “We favor a single presidential term, and to that end urge the adoption of an amendment to the Constitution making the President of the United States ineligible for reelection, and we pledge the candidate of this convention to this principle": p. 27.

(43) Reed, Thomas H.: Form and functions of American government. Yonkers-on-Hudson, N. Y., World Book Company, 1916. 549 p. JK274.R36. “ The presidential term”: p. 238-239. (44) -: Government for the people. New York, B. W. Huebsch, 1915.

See chapter 14, “What is the matter with the presidency?” Touches upon presidential term. JK271.R35.

(45) Schouler, James: Constitutional studies, State and Federal. New York, Dodd, Mead and Company, 1897. 332 p. JK34.S4. “ The presidential term itself is limited to four years, and midway comes the opportunity to strengthen, weaken, or secure him in his policy. Hamilton in 1787 would have preferred the tenure of life or good behavior; Jefferson, a seven years' term, once and for all; but the Constitution as framed fixed the moderate term of four years and put no restraint upon reeligibility": p. 157-158.

(46) Sparks, Edwin E. National development, 1877-1885. New York and London, Harper & brothers, 1907. 378 p. (The American nation: a history

189 p.

6%

265 p.

.

[ocr errors]

*

*

ed. by A. B. Hart

v. 23.) No third-term principle: p. 165– 170. E178.A54 vol. 23.

(47) Stanwood, Edward. A history of the presidency. Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin company [1916] 2 v. See index vol. 2 under President-term. JK511.87. 1916.

(48) Stickles, Arndt M. Elements of government; political institutions, local and national, in the United States. New York, American book company (1914) 416 p. Presidential term: p. 168. JK274.88.

(49) Story, Joseph. Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States ; with a preliminary review of the constitutional history of the Colonies and States before the adoption of the Constitution. 5th ed., by Melville M. Bigelow

Boston, Little, Brown and company, 1891. 2 v. Consult index vol. 2, under Executive. JK211.87.

(50) Sumner, Charles: Speech in the Senate on one term for President, Dec. 21, 1871. Congressional Globe, 42d Cong., 2d sess., pt. 1, p. 259-260. J11.G5, pt. 1,

(51) Taft, William H., President United States: Ethics in service Addresses delivered in the Page lecture series, 1914, before the senior class of Sheffield scientific school, Yale University. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1915. 101 p. JK271.T3.

Brief mention of presidential term: p. 38.

(52) : The presidency, its duties, its powers, its opportunities, and its limitations; three lectures. New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1916. 145 p. (University of Virginia, Barbour-Page Foundation.)

“I am strongly inclined to the view that it would have been a wiser provision, as it was at one time voted in the convention, to make the term of the President seven years and render him ineligible thereafter”: p. 4. JK516.T35.

(53) Thorpe, Francis N.: The constitutional history of the United States. Chicago, Callaghan & Company, 1901. 3 v.

See index v. 3 under presidential term.
Seven-year term : v. 1, p. 323. JK31T6.

(54) United States Congress, House: Debate on proposed amendment to the Constitution that no person who shall have been elected President of the United States shall be again eligible to that office.” Dec. 18, 1828, Feb. 6, 1829. (In U. S. Congress, Register of Debates in Congress, 2014 Cong., 2d sess. Washington, 1830, v. 5, p. 119–125, 320-321.) J11.D5. 1828–29, v. 5. (55)

: Debate on proposed amendment to the Constitution that "The President and Vice President shall hold their offices during the period of six years, and no person who shall have been elected and served as President shall be again elected to that office.” Feb. 19, 1829. (In U. S. Congress, Register of Debates in Congress, 20th Cong., 2d sess. Washington, 1830, v. 5, p. 361-369.) J11.D5, 1828–29, v. 5. (56)

Committee on the Judiciary: Six-year presidential term

* Report. (To accompany H. J. Res. 325.) (Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1912.] 11 p. 62d Cong., 2d sess. House Rept. 885.) Appendix : North American Review, April, 1912. By George Harvey. The unwritten law and the "great emergency." p. 2–11. JK550.A5, 1912a. (57)

: Terms of President, Vice President, Senators, and Representatives * * Report. (To accompany H. J. Res. 204.) (Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1912.] 25 p. (62d Cong., 2d sess., House Rept. 239.) JK550.A5, 1912.

(58) United States Congress, House: Select committee on amendments to the Constitution. Report from the minority of the committee appointed on the 21st of March, 1842, and to which was referred certain propositions of amendment to the Constitution of the United States, Aug. 30, 1842. (Washington, 1842.]

(27th Cong., 2d sess., House Rept. 1104.) Serial No. 411. Favors a single presidential term. (59)

Select committee relating to the amendment of the Constitution : Report in relation to the election of President and Vice President. Jan, 31, 1835. Washington, 1835. 1 p. (23d Cong., 2d sess. House Rept. 69.) Serial No. 276. (60)

Constitutional Convention: The records of the Federal convention of 1787, ed. by Max Farrand

New Haven, Yale University Press, 1911. 3 v. JK141, 1911. For discussion of presidential term see Index by clauses, Article II: v. 3, p. 642. Seven-year term, v. 1, pp. 62-69. (61)

President: A compilation of the messages and papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897. Published by authority of Congress, by James D. Rich

*

[ocr errors]

24 p.

[ocr errors]

*

ardson

Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1896–99. 10 v. J81.B96. Issued also as House misc. doc. No. 210, 530 Cong., 2d sess. Recommendations regarding limitation of term of President: v. 2, p. 448; v. 3, p. 117; v. 7, p. 445. (62)

(Jackson, 1829-1837) annual message: (In U. S. President. A compilation of the messages and papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897. v. 2 and 3.) J81.B96, v. 2, 3. Presidential term and eligibility of President to reelection: v. 2, pp. 448, 519, 557, 605; v. 3, p. 34, 117, 176. (63)

(Hayes, 1877–1881) inaugural address: Mar. 5, 1877. (In U. S. President. A compilation of the messages and papers of the Presidents, 1789–1897. Washington, 1895, V. 7, pp. 442-447.) J81.B96, v. 7. Recommendation of a term of six years for the presidential office with ineligibility for reelection; p. 445.

(64) Wade, Benjamin F.: Speech in the Senate on the presidential term, Feb. 20, 1866. Congressional Globe, 39th Cong., 1st session, pt. 1, p. 732. J11.G5,

pt. 1.

*

*

*

[ocr errors]

(65) Washington, George. Pres. U. S.: The writings of George Washington; collected and ed. by Worthington Chauncey Ford

New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1889–[93]. 14 v. E312.7 1889. “ Views on the tenure of office of the President.” v. 11, pages 257–258.

(66) Wilson, James: The works of James Wilson, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, being his public discourses upon jurisprudence and the political science, including lectures as professor of law, 1790-1792, ed. by James De Witt Andrews

Chicago, Callaghan and Co., 1896. 2 v. “The executive department"; v. 2, p. 60–74. JK171.W6 1896.

(67) Wilson, Woodrow, President United States. Congressional government; a study in American politics. Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company (1907) 344 p. "The Executive"; p. 242-293. JK1061.W 765. (68)

[Presidential term]: Letter to Mitchell Palmer, of Penn., May 5, 1913. Congressional Record, 64th Cong., 1st sess., v. 53, No. 203 (current file) : 14757. J11.R5,v.53.

(69) Woodburn, James A.: American politics. The American Republic and its Government; an analysis of the Government of the United States, with a consideration of its fundamental principles and its relations to the States and Territories. 20, rev, ed. New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1916. 398 p. President's term : p. 115–116. JK246.W88 1916. (70)

and Thomas F. Moran. The citizens and the republic; a textbook in government. New York, Longmans, Green and Co. (1918). “References at end of each chapter. JK274.W8. “Term of the President": p. 236-237. “ It was proposed in the convention of 1787 to make the President's term seven years and not allow him to be reelected, and for over a hundred years the proposal has been repeatedly made, in Congress and party conventions, that the President should be allowed only one term": p. 236.

.

ARTICLES IN PERIODICALS

(71) 1871, Greeley, Horace: The one-term principle. Galaxy, Oct. 1871, v. 12: 488-493. AP2.G2,v.12.

(72) 1874. The American Rubicon: A crisis in our history. Views of statesmen respecting reelecting the President-Washington's repugnance to a second term-his refusal of a third-Definite expressions of Jefferson on the subjectJackson urges a constitutional limitation-Consequences involved in the thirdterm movement. New York Tribune, Monday, Sept. 14, 1874, p. 1, col. 6, p. 2, cols. 1-6, p. 5, col. 4.

(73) Howard, James Q. : Duration of the Executive term. Galaxy, Dec., 1874, v. 18:816–821. AP2.G2,v.18.

(74) 1880, Howe, T. 0.: Third term. North American Review, Feb., 1880, v. 130: 116–130. AP2.N7,v.130.

(75) 1880, Black, J. S.: The third term ; reasons against it. North American Review, Mar., 1880, v. 130: 197–223. AP2.N7, v. 130.

(76) 1880, Stoughton, E. W.: The third term ; reasons for it. North American Review, Mar., 1880, v. 130: 224-235. AP2.N7, v. 130.

(77) 1880, Hale, Matthew. The third-term question. National Quarterly Review, Apr., 1880, v. 40: 377–394. AP4.N35, v. 40.

(78) 1880, Boutwell, G. S.: General Grant and a third term. North American Review, Apr., 1880, v. 130: 370–388. AP2.N7, v. 130.

(79) 1880. Antithird-term convention at St. Louis, May 6, 1880. Missouri Republican (St. Louis), May 7, 1880, p. 3, 6. Contains speech by J. B. Henderson.

(80) 1880. Godkin, E. L.: The specific argument against a third term. Nation, May 6, 1880, v. 30: 342–343. AP2.N2, v. 30.

(81) 1892. Eaton, Dorman B.: The perils of reelecting Presidents. North American Review, June, 1892, v. 154: 691-704. AP2.N7, v. 154.

(82) 1895. The American Presidency. Saturday Review, Aug. 24, 1895, V. 80: 230. AP4.83, v. 80.

(83) 1895. McMaster, John B.: The third-term tradition. Forum, Nov., 1895, v. 20: 257-265. AP2.F8, v. 20. Condensed in Public Opinion, Nov. 28, 1895, v. 19: 694. Press comment on the third-term idea ; p. 694–696. AP2.P9, v. 19.

(84) 1901. Rantoul, Robert S.: What Washington thought of a third term. Essex Institute. Historical collections, Oct., 1901, v. 37: 321-338. F72.E7E81, V. 37.

(85) 1903. Harvey, Charles M.: Some second-term precedents. Atlantic Monthly, Dec., 1903, v. 92: 736–742. AP2.A8, v. 92.

(86) 1904. Waters, D. R.: The third-term objection. Harper's Weekly, Apr. 2, 1904, v. 48: 522. AP2.H32, v. 48.

(87) 1904. The term of the President of the United States. Albany Law Journal, Nov., 1904, v. 66: 333-334.

(88) 1906. Has Roosevelt a right to accept renomination? Harper's Weekly, Sept. 15, 1906, v. 50: 1307. AP2.H32, v. 50.

(89) 1906. Mr. Roosevelt's moral right to become a candidate for reelection. North American Review, Sept. 7, 1906, v. 183: 331–337. AP2.N7, v. 183.

(90) 1907. Schouler, James: The third-term tradition. Independent, Nov. 7, 1907, v. 63: 1087-1089. AP2.153,v.63.

(91) 1907 (Anti-third term tradition]: North American Review, Dec., 1907, v. 186: 620-624. AP2.N7,v.186.

(92) 1908, the third-term movement: American review of Reviews, Jan., 1908, v. 37:3-5. AP2.R4,v.37.

(93) Watterson, Henry: Strange prophecy about Roosevelt. Cosmopolitan, Jan., 1908, v. 44: 302–308. AP2.CS,v.44.

(94) Parsons, F.: The President of the United States. Why he should succeed himself. Government, Mar., 1908. v. 2: 349–363. H1.G7,v.2. (95) Creelman,

Mr. Roosevelt's renunciation. Pearson's Magazine, May, 1908, v. 19: 457-471. AP2.P35, v.19.

(96) Taft, William H. : My conception of the presidency. Collier's Weekly, v. 41, June 27, 1908: 7. AP2.C65,v.41.

(97) Claudian on the third term: Nation, June 11, 1908, v. 86: 527. AP2.N2, v.86.

(98) Bryan, William J.: My conception of the presidency. Collier's Weekly, V. 41, July 18, 1908: 7. AP2.C65,v.41.

(99) 1912, the presidential campaign: Third-term fears; third-term realities. Outlook, Feb. 17, 1912, v. 100: 337-338. AP2.08,v.100.

(100) Schurman, Jacob Gould: The Republican presidential nomination. Independent, Mar. 21, 1912, v. 72: 600-603. AP2.153,v.72.

(101) Judson, H. P.: Roosevelt and the third term. Independent, Mar. 28, 1912, v. 72: 653-655. AP2.153,v.72.

(102) Third term ; a poll of the press. Outlook, Mar. 23, 1912, v. 100: 615-617. AP2.08,v.100.

(103) The tradition against a third term : Current Literature, Apr., 1912, v. 52: 368–371. AP2.C95,v.52.

(104) Vale, Charles : Is the third-term issue negligible? Forum, Apr., 1912. V. 47 : 441-444. AP2.F8,v.47.

(105) Watterson, Henry: Great unwritten law. Harper's Weekly, v. 56, Apr. 20, 1912:7. AP2.H32,v.56.

(106) Schouler, J.: Third-term tradition. Independent, Apr. 25, 1912, v. 72: 877. AP2.153,v.72.

(107) Harvey, George: Unwritten law and the great emergency. North American Review, Apr., 1912, v. 195 : 433–450. AP2.N7,v.195.

(108) About the third term: World's Work, Apr., 1912, v. 23 : 610-611. AP2.W8,v.23.

(109) 1912: Great tradition, it must be kept inviolate. Harper's weekly, V. 56, May 4, 1912: 6. AP2.H32, v.56.

(110) Low, A. M.: Third term. Harper's weekly, May 11, 1912, v. 56: 10. AP2.H32,v.56.

(111) Clayton, resolution: Harper's weekly, V. 56, May 25, 1912: 19. AP2.H82,v.56.

(112) One-term movement: Literary digest, May 25, 1912, v. 44: 1086–1087. AP2.L58,v.44.

(113) Presidential term : Nation, May 16, 1912, v. 94: 484. AP2.N2,v.94.

(114) Another effort to hamper the people: Outlook, May 25, 1912, v. 101 : 152-153. AP2.08,v.101.

(115) Hart, Albert B.: The third-term ghost. Saturday evening post, V. 184, May 18, 1912: 18-19. AP2.52,v.184.

(116) Roosevelt and the third term: American review of reviews, June, 1912, V. 45: 699-704. AP2.R4,v.45.

(117) Baker, H. L.: Presidential term. Nation, June 27, 1912, v. 94: 636-637. AP2.N2,v.94.

(118) Single six-year presidential term: Chautauquan, July, 1912, v. 67: 103-105. AP2.048,v.67.

(119) The presidential term : By B. B. W. Nation, July 4, 1912, v. 95: 9–10. AP2.N2,v.95.

Comments on a letter by. Jefferson, Sept. 20, 1788, objecting to a presidential third term.

(120) Shall a third term be forbidden? World's work, July, 1912, v. 24: 257-258. AP2.W8.v.24.

(121) Shall the President serve one term? Americana, Aug., 1912, v. 7: 743–750. E171.A53,v.7.

(122) Hall, William : Grant and a third term. Americana, Sept., 1912, v. 7: 848-850. E171.A53,v.7.

The letter of Grant to Mr. Conkling refusing to accept a third term.

(123) Low, A. Maurice : The greatest of all issues. The third-term candidacy is the most momentous problem which the American people have to solve. Harper's weekly, v. 56; Sept. 14, 1912: 20. AP2.H32,v.56.

(124) 1912. Low, A. Maurice : The third-term peril. Further reasons why the election of Mr. Roosevelt this year would be destructive to republican institutions. Harper's weekly, v. 56 : Sept. 21, 1912: 19. AP2.H32,v.56.

(125) Australian view of our third-term superstition: American review of reviews, Oct., 1912, v. 46: 485 486. AP2.R4,v.46.

(126) The people and the Presidency. Outlook, Nov. 2, 1912, v. 102: 475-476. AP2.08,v.102.

(127) The presidential term: a poll of the press. Outlook, Dec. 28, 1912, V. 102: 879-881. AP2.08,v.102.

(128) 1913. Freeing the president: Harper's weekly, v. 57, Feb. 8, 1913: 4. AP2.H32, v. 57.

(129) Presidential term. Independent, Feb. 13, 1913, v. 74: 335–336. AP2153, V. 74.

(130) Six-year presidents. Literary digest, Feb. 15, 1913, v. 46: 327-329. AP2,L58, v. 46.

(131) Presidential term. Nation, Feb. 6, 1913, v. 96 : 120. AP2.N2, v. 96, (132) Six-year term. Outlook, Feb. 15, 1913, v. 103: 331, AP2.08, v. 103.

(133) Only one term for presidents. American review of reviews, Mar., 1913, V. 47: 264–268. AP2.R4, v. 47.

(134) Changing the presidential term to six years. Current opinion, Mar., 1913, v. 54: 178–180. AP2.C95, v. 54.

(135) Baker, H. L. Proposed constitutional amendment and expresidents. Nation, Mar. 20, 1913, v. 96: 280. AP2.N2, v. 96.

(136) Six-year term for presidents. World's work, Mar., 1913, v. 25: 499_ 500. AP2.W8, v. 25..

(137) Ferrand, Max. The election and term of the President. Yale review, Apr., 1913, n. 8. v. 2; 511-520. H1.Y2, n. 8. v. 2. Includes material on sevenyear term.

(138) 1915. Question of the single term. Nation, July 29, 1915, v. 101 : 136-137. AP2.N2, v. 101.

(139) Lawrence, David. One term for Wilson? Collier's weekly, v. 56, Nov. 0, 1915: 7–8. AP2.065, v. 56.

(140) 1916. Presidential terms and presidential nominations. Independent, Jan. 24, 1916, v. 85: 109–110. AP2.153, v. 85.

(141) Mr. Wilson's hat in the ring. Literary digest, v. 52, Jan. 22, 1916: 159-160. AP2.L58, v. 52.

(142) 1916. Wilson on the second term: Nation, Jan. 18, 1916, v. 102: 85. AP2.N2, v. 102.

« PreviousContinue »