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The Origins Of Modern Constitutionalism
by Wormuth, Francis D.


HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS NEW YORK

COPYRIGHT, 1949, BY HARPER & BROTHERS PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

All rights in this book are reserved. No part of the book may be reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles and reviews. For information address Harper & Brothers

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To Robert Pelton Sibley and Cora Billard Sibley

Preface
INTRODUCTION
The Tradition of Constitutionalism
The Greek Conception of Law
The Classification of Governments
Some Roman Ideas of Law
Double Majesty
THE CROMWELLIAN CONSTITUTIONS
The English Civil Wars
Mixed Monarchy
The Separation of Powers
The Agreement of the People
The House of Lords
Republicanism
The Instrument of Government
The Humble Petition and Advice
James Harrington
The Constitutions of 1659
THE GOTHIC CONSTITUTION
Liberty and Authority
The Gothic Constitution
Checks and Balances
The Alterability of the Constitution
The Separation of Powers
Double Majesty and Judicial Review
The Rule of Law
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