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

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M. C. Mirow

Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law

Date Written: May 1, 2014

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Mirow, M. C., The Age of Constitutions in the Americas (May 1, 2014). 32 Law & History Review 229-235, 2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2446200

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