Index
Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations.
Abolitionists, 185, 186, 213, 214, 220,
221, 222–27, 228, 230
Abrams, M. H., 205
Absolute validity: avoidance of, 55–
56; of constituent power, 34, 43,
45, 47, 50, 54–55, 64, 135; exem-
plary validity vs., 34, 42, 260 n. 5;
revolutionaries and, 34, 42, 45–50,
61, 263–64 n. 27, 266–67 n. 61
Abzug, Robert, 111
Accountability, 15, 85, 88, 130, 145–
46
“Account of the Influences of the
Military and Political Events of
the American Revolution on the
Human Body, An” (Rush), 116
Ackerman, Bruce, 31–32, 247–49,
250
act up, 252
Adair, Douglas, 246
Adams, Abigail, 89–90, 96
Adams, John Quincy: on canon and
feudal laws, 70; on circulation of
knowledge, 70–71; on consent of
people, 1; on constitution, 56, 248;
on crowd activity, 96; on democ-
racy, 97, 112, 172; on government
despotism, 85; on judiciousness
of people, 89; on land, 125; on
legitimacy of people, 2–3, 87–88;
on new claims, 150; on representa-
tion, 14, 85
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