Early Conflicts - Early Conflicts Martin v. Mass - Question...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Early Conflicts Martin v. Mass - Question how did the revolution re-define citizenship and obligations to the state? o When William martin left could anna martin have stayed? - Can women claim direct allegiance to the state? - Did the state allow for married women to rebel against their husbands? - Decisions o Some people chose to stay with Great Britain o There is no punishment for choosin to stay with the british o If you stay with the G.B. and leave America then your out for good o Anything you leave behind is no longer yours o It said that men proved their alliance to the new state by caring guns and shooting at enemies i.e. you have to be willing to die for their country Martins Argument - Anna martin was not a member of the state - She acted under the coercion of her husband - She should not be subject to losing her property Massachusetts Argument - not status but free will determined ones relationship to the state regardless of sex - consent to participate in state or leave state - Anna martin had voluntarily withdrawn from the state and
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 05/03/2009 for the course HIST 382 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

Page1 / 4

Early Conflicts - Early Conflicts Martin v. Mass - Question...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online