Table of contents for Liberty and the American experience in the eighteenth century / edited and with an Introduction by David Womersley.

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Notes on Contributors vii
Introduction david womersley 1
øøOf Liberty and the Coloniesøø: A Case Study of
Constitutional Conflict in the Mid-Eighteenth Century
British American Empire jack p. greene 21
The Dialectic of Liberty: Law and Religion in
Revolutionary America robert a. ferguson 103
Religious Conscience and Original Sin: An Exploration
of Americaøs Protestant Foundations barry shain 153
Liberty, Metaphor, and Mechanism: øøChecks and Balancesøø
and the Origins of Modern Constitutionalism david wootton 209
Moral Sense Theory and the Appeal to Natural Rights
in the American Founding r. g. frey 275
øøRiches Valuable at All Times and to All Menøø:
Hume and the Eighteenth-Century Debate on Commerce and
Liberty john danford 319
Scottish Thought and the American Revolution:
Adam Fergusonøs Response to Richard Price ronald hamowy 348
Federalism, Constitutionalism, and Republican Liberty:
The First Constructions of the Constitution lance banning 388
Is There a øøJames Madison Problemøø? gordon s. wood 425
Index 449

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Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 18th century.