Oliver Pollock: Forgotten Patriot

By Ward Bond

Oliver Pollock became an American citizen when independence from England was declared in the summer of 1776.  He was a resident of Spanish New Orleans and a wealthy merchant who owned plantations along the river from New Orleans to St. …

English Whig Thought & the Ratification of the Constitution

Benjamin Lewis Price, Ph. D.

Presented at the Twenty-Third Annual Mid-America Conference on History,

 Stillwater, Oklahoma, September 22, 2001

[In this paper, I have largely confined my observations to materials written or published prior to, and during the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention. …