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In this episode Carmela explores the proposed Article V Convention of the States recently contemplated in the Pennsylvania Legislature. The purpose of this exploration is to provide you the necessary historical evidence to evaluate the proposal and come to your own conclusion on the merits.
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Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Volume 40, Number 1, April 2017. Defying Conventional Wisdom: The Constitution Was Not The Product of a Runaway Convention By Michael Farris
The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution
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Proposed Amendments to the Articles of Confederation
Rhode Island in the Continental Congress: With the Journal of the Convention that Adopted the Constitution By William Read Staples
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Convention of States