The Twelfth Amendment controversy

Author:
Goetz, Stephen Henry, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisor:
Abstract:

This paper discusses the Twelfth Amendment controversey. Examines the origins of the Twelfth Amendment in the rough and tumble of inter- and intra-party politics. Traces the history of the "designating principle" as part of the evolving party system. Analyzes the ratification of the amendment.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
United States., Election, 12th Amendment, Constitution., Presidents, United States
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1977/08