The Age of Constitutions in the Americas
32 Law & History Review 229-235, 2014
8 Pages Posted: 26 Sep 2014 Last revised: 14 Oct 2015
Date Written: May 1, 2014
This essay discusses essential elements of the Age of Constitutions in the Americas. These elements are the United States Constitution and state constitutions, English constitutional practices, the French Revolution and the republic constitutions, the Cortes of Cadiz and the Spanish Constitution of 1812, and Haitian independence and the constitutions of the early republic.
Note: This is an Author’s Original version of a full article that appears in Law and History Review published by Cambridge University Press.
Keywords: constitutions, Americas, age of constitutions, Atlantic world
JEL Classification: K1
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