Historical and popular understandings of the American constitutional tradition have adopted the contentions of only one side of this debate and its role in bringing about the 1787 constitution. In doing so, these accounts miss much of that tradition’s actual history.
American Constitutionalism, Dorr Rebellion, Federal Framers, Popular Sovereignty, Proceduralism, Revolutionary Constitutionalism, Shays Rebellion, Sovereignty of the People, Whiskey Rebellion
Christian G. Fritz,
America's Unknown Constitutional World,
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