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Kashmir’s Constitution is Framed: 1954–6

A.G. Noorani

in Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074083
eISBN:
9780199080786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter contains documents shedding light on how Kashmir’s Constitution was framed from 1954 to 1956. This includes the reports of the Basic Principles Committee and the Drafting Committee ... More


Rethinking American Constitutional Development

Robinson Woodward-Burns

in Hidden Laws: How State Constitutions Stabilize American Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300248692
eISBN:
9780300258288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300248692.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter proposes that state constitutional reform stabilizes national politics. Specifically, the chapter posits that members of Congress, presidents, and federal judges defer divisive ... More


Hidden Laws: How State Constitutions Stabilize American Politics

Robinson Woodward-Burns

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300248692
eISBN:
9780300258288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300248692.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The United States is home to the world’s oldest national constitution. Stability defines the document. Americans have never convened to replace the Constitution and rarely amended or fundamentally ... More


Committees: January 10–12, 1861

Timothy B. Smith

in The Mississippi Secession Convention: Delegates and Deliberations in Politics and War, 1861-1865

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628460971
eISBN:
9781626740563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460971.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the formation of the various committees of the newly formed sovereign state of Mississippi, and the problems that followed the creation of those committees. Following the ... More


Old Principles, New Constitutions, 1783–1790

Kenneth Owen

in Political Community in Revolutionary Pennsylvania, 1774-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827979
eISBN:
9780191866661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827979.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Political History

This chapter investigates the period between the federal Constitutional Convention of 1787 and the revision of the Pennsylvania State Constitution in 1790. Debates over the ratification of the US ... More


The Essential Rights and Liberties of Religion

John Witte Jr., Joel A. Nichols, and Richard W. Garnett

in Religion and the American Constitutional Experiment

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197587614
eISBN:
9780197654378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197587614.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter distils the six main interlinking principles of religious freedom collectively embraced by the eighteenth-century American founders – liberty of conscience, free exercise of religion, ... More


Final Years in Ohio, 1789–1819

Sheldon S. Cohen

in Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy: Privateer, Patriot, Pioneer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034331
eISBN:
9780813038322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034331.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Aside from Ohio Territory, neighboring states attempted to provide similar benefits for some of its free residents as Sarah and Abraham Whipple perceived that they had achieved respect, prosperity, ... More


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