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Joseph Story Commentaries

 Joseph Story

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  

VOLUME I
HISTORY OF THE COLONIES

CHAPTER

TITLE

PARAGRAPHS

1. Origin and Title to the Territory of the Colonies 01 - 38
2. Origin and Settlement of Virginia 39 - 51
3. Origin and Settlement of New England, and Plymouth Colony 52 - 60
4. Massachusetts 61 - 77
5. New Hampshire 78 - 81
6. Maine 82 - 83
7. Connecticut 84 - 93
8. Rhode Island 94 - 102
9. Maryland 103 - 110
10. New York 111 - 114
11. New Jersey 115 - 120
12. Pennsylvania 121 - 125
13. Delaware 126 - 127
14. North and South Carolina 128 - 142
15. Georgia 143 - 145
16. General Review of the Colonies 146 - 158
17. General Review of the Colonies (Con’t) 159 - 197

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VOLUME II
HISTORY OF THE REVOLUTION AND OF THE CONFEDERATION
CHAPTER TITLE PARAGRAPHS
1. The History of the Revolution 198 - 217
2. Origin of the Confederation 218 - 228
3. Analysis of the Articles of the Confederation 229 - 242
4. Decline and Fall of the Confederation 243 - 271

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VOLUME III

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES

CHAPTER TITLE PARAGRAPHS
1. Origin and Adoption of the Constitution 272 - 280
2. Objections to the Constitution 281 - 305
3. Nature of the Constitution - whether a Compact 306 - 372
4. Who is the final Judge or Interpreter in Constitutional Controversies 373 - 396
5. Rules of Interpretation of the Constitution 397 - 456
6. The Preamble 457 - 517
7. Distribution of Powers 518 - 544
8. The Legislature 545 - 570
9. The House of Representatives 571 - 689
10. The Senate 690 - 813
11. Elections and Meetings of Congress 814 - 836
12. Privileges and Powers of both Houses of Congress 837 - 872
13. Mode of Passing Laws - President's Negative 873 - 904
14. Power of Congress - Taxes 905 - 1058
15. Power of Congress - Borrow Money and Regulate Commerce 1059 - 1106
16. Power of Congress - Naturalization and Bankruptcy 1107 - 1120
17. Power of Congress - Coin Money and Fix the Standard of Weights and Measures 1121 - 1128
18. Power of Congress - Establish Post Offices and Post Roads 1129 - 1155
19. Power of Congress - Promote Science and Useful Arts 1156 - 1160
20. Power of Congress - Punish Piracies and Felonies on the High Seas 1161 - 1172
21. Power of Congress - Declare War and Make Captures - Army Navy 1173 - 1203
22. Power of Congress - Militia 1204 - 1219
23. Power of Congress - Seat of Government and other ceded Places 1220 - 1239
24. Power of Congress - Incidental 1240 - 1262
25. Power of Congress - National Bank 1263 - 1275
26. Power of Congress - Internal Improvements 1276 - 1285
27. Power of Congress - Purchases of Foreign Territory - Embargoes 1286 - 1298
28. Power of Congress to Punish Treason 1299 - 1305
29. Power of Congress as to Proof of State Records and Proceedings 1306 - 1317
30. Power of Congress - Admission of new States, and Acquisition of Territory 1318 - 1325
31. Power of Congress - Territorial Government 1326 - 1334
32. Prohibitions on the United States 1335 - 1356
33. Prohibitions on the States 1357- 1377
34. Prohibitions on the States - Impairing Contracts 1378 - 1405
35. Prohibitions on the States - Tonnage Duties - Making War 1406 - 1414
36. Executive - Organization of Department 1415 - 1493
37. Executive - Powers and Duties 1494 - 1577
38. The Judiciary - Importance and Powers of 1578 - 1799
39. Definition and Evidence of Treason 1800 - 1807
40. Privileges of Citizens - Fugitives - Slaves 1808 - 1816
41. Guaranty of Republican Government - Mode of Making Amendments 1817 - 1835
42. Public Debts - Supremacy of Constitution and Laws 1836 - 1846
43. Oaths of Office - Religious Test - Ratification of the Constitution 1847 - 1860
44. Amendments to the Constitution 1861 - 1923
45. Concluding Remarks 1924 - 1928

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