Timelines: Mainers Form a State (Not a Commonwealth)
A brief essay revisiting the Maine Constitutional Convention of 1819 and the crucial debate of whether Maine - poised to break free from Massachusetts and petition for entry into the Union on its own - would do so as a commonwealth or a state.
Kevin, Brian, "Timelines: Mainers Form a State (Not a Commonwealth)" (2020). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 5485.