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Cayton, Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500–2000 (New York: Viking, 2005), 210. , Citizens in Arms: the Army and Militia in American Society to the War of 1812 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1982). 7 Article III of “The Northwest Ordinance,” July 13, 1787, text in Major Problems in the Era of the American Revolution, 1760–1791, 2nd edn (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000), 350–353. 8 Richard H. Kohn, Eagle and Sword: the Federalists and the Creation of the Military Establishment in America, 1783–1802 (New York: Free Press, 1975).
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