Colonial Firearms Regulation

23 Pages Posted: 9 Apr 2016

Date Written: April 6, 2016

Abstract

Firearms regulation in Colonial America was primarily focused on encouraging gun ownership for defense against external threats (Indians, pirates, non-British European powers) and internal threats (slave rebellions).

Suggested Citation

Cramer, Clayton E., Colonial Firearms Regulation (April 6, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2759961 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2759961

Clayton E. Cramer (Contact Author)

College of Western Idaho ( email )

5500 East Opportunity Drive
Nampa, ID 83687
United States

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