Issues highlighted by the 2016 editorial team.
Quill 2016 Edition
Lindsay Chervinsky on the President's Cabinet
The Creation of the Electoral College
N. P. Cole, Grace Mallon and Kat Howarth
A collection highlighting important moments in the debate over how a President should be chosen for the United States.
Impeachment and the Convention
The Convention debates whether officials should be removable by impeachment, and if so how.
Documentary History of the Constitutional Convention
N. P. Cole & G. Mallon
Knowledge of the Constitutional Convention during the nineteenth century was partial and contingent on the publication of various accounts and journals, not all of them accurate or honest.
Editorial commentaries on the creation of the U.S. Bill of Rights 1789
Bilder and Doubts Over Madison's Notes
A brief exploration of Mary Sarah Bilder's charges that Madison's Notes do not tell the whole truth of the Constitutional Convention.