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Nathan Coleman

Nathan Coleman
Dr. Nathan Coleman is Associate Professor of History at the University of the Cumberlands, located in Williamsburg, Kentucky. His research interests include the political, constitutional, and intellectual world of the American Founding. He has written essays for the Journal of the Early Republic, and the Journal of the Historical Society and is the author of The American Revolution, State Sovereignty, and the American Constitutional Settlement, 1765-1800 (2016).

State Sovereigntists made their biggest stand over the Treaty of Peace. Their resistance to the Treaty played a critical role in shaping how Americans understood the role state sovereignty played in both the constitutional system and politics... The American Revolution, State Sovereignty, and...

Had the Nationalists carried the day in 1776 and turned the Continental Congress into a national government, implied powers would have been the normal constitutional practice from the moment of independence... The American Revolution, State Sovereignty, and the American Constitutional Settlement, 1765-1800 by N....

Article II of the Articles of Confederation codified that one of the purposes of the American Revolution was the protection of state sovereignty, by making state sovereignty a fundamental aspect of the American constitutional order... The American Revolution, State Sovereignty, and the American...

Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Liberty and Sovereignty of “We the People” by Randy Barnett (Northampton, MA: Broadside Books, 2016) Ostensibly a work on constitutional history and proper constitutional interpretation, Randy Barnett’s, Our Republican...