The Twelfth Amendment controversy
Goetz, Stephen Henry, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
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.
MA (Master of Arts)
United States -- Constitution -- 12th Amendment, Presidents -- United States -- Election
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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