SUFFRAGE FRANCHISE IN THE THIRTEEN ENGLISH COLONIES IN AMERICA
Item #: 69120
Pages: v, 518 pp.
Published: OE; Ginn & Co.; Reprinted in 2008.
Subjects: CIVIL RIGHTS, LEGAL HISTORY
Reprint of the sole edition. More than a summary of votingqualifications, this is a nuanced history of the developmentof suffrage rights in the colonies. It begins with a chapteron Parliamentary suffrage in England. Each colony isexamined in the following thirteen chapters. "Students ofthe history and working of representative institutions -parliamentary and municipal - all over the Anglo-Saxon worldwill long be under a great indebtedness to Mr. McKinley forthe care and thoroughness with which he has worked out thehistory of the suffrage in the thirteen English colonies inAmerica. Mr. McKinley's book must of Necessity become thestandard authority on this subject": Edward Porritt, TheAmerican Historical Review 11, No. 2 (January 1906) 403-404.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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