31 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 309 (1997-1998)
The Hidden History of the Second Amendment

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VOLUME 31

WINTER 1998

ARTICLES
The Hidden History of the
Second Amendment
Carl T. Bogus*
TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION ......................
I.  THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE SECOND
A. Showdown in Richmond .......
B. Anti-Federalist Strategy ........
C. Southern Fear ...............
D.  Slave Control ..............
E.   The Militia .................
F.  The Richmond Convention .......
G. Virginia's Proposed Declaration of
H. Madison's Political Career ....
L   The Draftin of the Second Amen

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  311
AMENDMENT ........ 322
.......... ... ...  322
................  327
................  328
................  335
............. ...  337
................  344
Rights ............ 354
..............  359
iment  .......... 362

* Associate Professor, Roger Williams University School of Law. I wish to thank Mi-
chael C. Dorf, Cynthia J. Giles, Jonathan M. Cutoff, William G. Ross, Joshua B. Stein, Rob-
ert M.C. Webster, David M. Zlotnick, and the participants in the Law and History Colloqui-
um at Cumberland School of Law, Samford University and a faculty workshop at Roger
Williams University School of Law for their helpful comments, though I should stress that
the conclusions reached in this Article are mine alone.

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