The national government ; The state governments

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Macmillan and Company, 1888 - Political corruption
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Contents

NOMINATING CONVENTIONS LXX THE NOMINATING CONVENTION AT WORK
40
THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN LXXII THE ISSUES IN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS LXXIII FURTHER OBSERVATIONS ON NOMINATIO...
41
PRESIDENTIAL POWERS AND DUTIES
49
OBSERVATIONS ON THE PRESIDENCY
65
WHY GREAT MEN ARE NOT CHOSEN PRESIDENTS
72
THE CABINET
81
THE SENATE
92
THE SENATE AS AN EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIAL BODY
102
ITS WORKING AND INFLUENCE
108
THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
121
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134
THE HOUSE AT WORK
138
THE COMMITTEES OF CONGRESS
150
CONGRESSIONAL LEGISLATION
161
CONGRESSIONAL FINANCE
171
THE RELATIONS OF THE TWO HOUSES
180
CHAP PAGE XIX GENERAL OBSERVATIONS ON CONGRESS
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THE RELATIONS OF CONGRESS TO THE PRESIDENT
205
THE LEGISLATURE AND THE EXECUTIVE
212
THE FEDERAL COURTS
225
THE COURTS AND THE CONSTITUTION
237
CHAP PAGE LXXX NATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS AS MOULDING PUBLIC OPINION
243
THE WORKING OF THE COURTS
255
LOCAL TYPES OF OPINIONEAST WEST AND SOUTH
268
COMPARISON OF THE AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN SYSTEMS
271
THE ACTION OF PUBLIC OPINION
281
OBSERVATIONS ON THE FRAME OF NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
291
THE FATALISM OF THE MULTITUDE
297
THE FEDERAL SYSTEM
305
THE TYRANNY OF THE MAJORITY
307
WHEREIN PUBLIC OPINION FAILS
315
WORKING RELATIONS OF THE NATIONAL AND THE STATE GOVERNMENTS
318
WHEREIN PUBLIC OPINION SUCCEEDS
324
CRITICISM OF THE FEDERAL SYSTEM
334
THE TWEED RING IN NEW YORK CITY
335
MERITS OF TH FEDERAL SYSTEM
342
GROWth and DeveLOPMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION
350
THE PHILADELPHIA GAS RING
354
THE AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION
355
THE INTERPRETATION OF THE CONSTITUTION
363
KEARNEYISM IN CALIFORNIA
372
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION BY USAGE
381

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Page 684 - For the more convenient management of the general interests of the United States, delegates shall be annually appointed in such manner as the legislature of each State shall direct...
Page 685 - States shall enter into any treaty, confederation, or alliance whatever between them, without the consent of the United States, in Congress assembled, specifying accurately the purposes for which the same is to be entered into, and how long it shall continue. No States shall lay any imposts or duties which may interfere with any stipulations in treaties entered into by the United States, in Congress assembled, with any king, prince, or state, in pursuance of any treaties already proposed by Congress...
Page 730 - ... before or at the time of incurring such indebtedness, provision shall be made for the collection of an annual tax sufficient to pay the interest on such indebtedness as it falls due, and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof, within twenty years from the time of contracting the same.
Page 717 - But when the governor shall, with the consent of the legislature, be out of the State in time of war...
Page 695 - Tonnage, keep Troops or Ships of War in time of Peace, enter into any Agreement or Compact with another State, or with a foreign Power, or engage in War, unless actually Invaded, or in such imminent Danger as will not admit of delay.
Page 311 - Not only, therefore, can there be no loss of separate and independent autonomy to the States, through their union under the Constitution, but it may be not unreasonably said that the preservation of the States, and the maintenance of their governments, are as much within the design and care of the Constitution as the preservation of the Union and the maintenance of the National government. The Constitution, in all its provisions, looks to an indestructible Union, composed of indestructible States.
Page 723 - The Governor shall have the power to grant reprieves, commutations and pardons after conviction, for all offenses except treason and cases of impeachment, upon such conditions, and with such restrictions and limitations, as he may think proper, subject to such regulations as may be provided by law relative to the manner of applying for pardons.
Page 684 - If any person, guilty of or charged with treason, felony, or other high misdemeanor, in any State, shall flee from justice, and be found in any of the United States, he shall, upon demand of the Governor, or executive power of the State from which he fled, be delivered up, and removed to the State having jurisdiction of his offence.
Page 707 - Court for, the owner, and no right of way shall be appropriated to the use of any corporation other than municipal until full compensation therefor be first made in money or ascertained and paid into Court for the owner...
Page 741 - I do solemnly swear, (or affirm, as the case may be,) that I will support the constitution of the United States,, and the constitution of the State of California; and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of according to the best of my ability.

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