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John Fiske, The Critical Period of American History: 1783-1789 (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1888), 225; Carol Berkin, A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution (New York: Harcourt, 2002), 222-223.
Roger A. Bruns, Introduction, A More Perfect Union: The Creation of the United States Constitution (Washington, DC: Published for the National Archives and Records Administration by the National Archives Trust Fund Board, 1986).
Carol Berkin, A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution (New York: Harcourt, 2002), 131.
Jack N. Rakove, Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution (New York: Knopf, 1996).
Abraham Lincoln, speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan, 27 August 1856, quoted in The Collected Works of Abraham Lincolin, ed. Roy P. Basler (1953), 2:366.
George Washington, to the Boston Selectmen, 28 July 1795, quoted in The Quotable George Washington, ed. Stephen Lucas (1999), 97.
Lyndon Baines Johnson, message to Congress, 12 January 1966, quoted in The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations, ed. Robert Andrews (1993), 181.
Quoted in The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations, ed. Robert Andrews (1993), 181.
Herbert David Croly, The Promise of American Life (1911), 35.
Charles Evans Hughes, speech at Elmira, New York, 3 May 1907, quoted in Addresses and Papers of Charles Evans Hughes, Governor of New York, 1906-1908 (1908), 139.
Hugo Black, dissenting opinion in Turner v. United States, 396 U.S. 398 (1970), 426.