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alternative history science fiction genre, see Harry Turtle Dove and Martin H.
Greenberg, eds., The Best Alternative History Stories of the 20th Century (New York,
2001) Gardner Dozois and Stanley Schmidt, eds. Roads Not Taken: Tales of Alternative
History ( New York, 1998) Karen Hellekson, “Toward a Taxonomy of the Alternate
History Genre,” 41 Extrapolation (2000): 248-56 and Gavriel Rosenfeld, “Why do we
Ask ‘What if’ Reflection on the Function of Alternative History” History and Theory 41
Rogers Smith, Civic Ideals: Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in U.S. History
Haven, CT 1997).
On the public and collective conception of the right of assembly, see Primus,
American Language of Rights; on the jury as a collective and public right, see Akhil
Amar, The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction (New Haven, CT, 1998).
David Hackett Fischer,
’ Fallacies: Toward a
(New York: Harper & Row, 1970), 9-12
. David B. Kopel, “The Second
Amendment in the Nineteenth Century” Brigham Young University Law Review 4
(1998):1393 which attacks Keith Ehrman & Dennis Henigan, “The Second Amendment
in the Twentieth Century: Have You Seen Your Militia Lately?” University of Dayton
Law Review, 15 (1989):5-58.
Joseph Story, A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States (1842),
16 Joel Tiffany, A Treatise on the Unconstitutionality of American Slavery (Cleveland, 1849).
An excellent introduction to Story’s thought and his arguments with contemporaries may be