Master of Arts (MA)
How revolutionary was the American Revolutionary War? My thesis is that, for a broad cross section of Americans, the political scientific rationale of the American Revolutionary era was based on the Common Law and the Ancient Constitution. In this paper I have investigated the life and writings of John Dickinson so as to provide a standpoint from which the continuity of the Ancient Constitutional and Common Law ethos can be seen as a subtext of the American "Revolutionary" War.
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Feeney, Joseph Leland, "Continuity and revolution: the basis of the American Revolution in the Common Law and the Ancient Constitution, as explicated by John Dickinson" (2003). LSU Master's Theses. 3927.
G. Ellis Sandoz