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Bicameralism

Introduction
1.James Harrington, Commonwealth of Oceana 56--61, 1656
2.Montesquieu, Spirit of Laws, bk. 11, CH. 6, 1748
3.John Adams, Notes on Debates in Congress, 5--6 Sept. 1774
4.Democraticus, Loose Thoughts on Government, 7 June 1776
5.Thomas Jefferson, Notes on Debates in Congress, 30 July 1 Aug. 1776
6.William Hooper to the Congress of the State of North Carolina, 26 Oct. 1776
7.One of the People, 23 Nov. 1776
8.Benjamin Rush, Observations on the Government of Pennsylvania, 1777
9.Pennsylvania Gazette, 26 March 1777
10.The Essex Result, 29 Apr. 1778
11.Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia, Query 13, 118--20, 1784
12.Francis Hopkinson to John Jay, 11 Mar. 1786
13.George Read to John Dickinson, 17 Jan. 1787
14.John Adams, Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States, 1787
15.James Madison, Federal Convention, 19 June 1787
16.George Mason, Federal Convention, 20 June 1787
17.James Wilson, Federal Convention, 20 June 1787
18.Records of the Federal Convention
19.Alexander Hamilton, Federalist, no. 22, 138--41, 14 Dec. 1787
20.Federal Farmer, no. 11, 10 Jan. 1788
21.Republicus, 16 Feb. 1788
22.James Madison, Federalist, no. 62, 416--19, 27 Feb. 1788
23.Patrick Henry, Virginia Ratifying Convention, 12 June 1788
24.Alexander Hamilton, New York Ratifying Convention, 25 June 1788
25.Benjamin Franklin, Queries and Remarks respecting Alterations in the Constitution of Pennsylvania, 1789
26.James Wilson, Of Government, The Legislative Department, Lectures on Law, 1791
27.Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution 2:§§ 547--58, 1833
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