Review of a Late Pamphlet, Under the Signature of "Brutus.": By Hamilton [pseud.].

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James S. Burges, 1828 - States' rights (American politics) - 100 pages

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Page 105 - ... a cordial, habitual and immovable attachment to it ; accustoming yourselves to think and speak of it as of the palladium of your political safety and prosperity ; watching for its preservation with jealous anxiety ; discountenancing whatever may suggest even a suspicion that it can in any event be abandoned ; and indignantly frowning upon the first dawning of every attempt to alienate any portion of our country from the rest, or to enfeeble the sacred ties which now link together the various...
Page 16 - Whereas it is necessary for the support of government, for the discharge of the debts of the United States, and the encouragement and protection of manufactures, that duties be laid on goods, wares, and merchandises imported: Be it enacted, etc.
Page 17 - Whether this desirable object will be best promoted by affording aids to seminaries of learning already established, by the institution of a national university, or by any other expedients, will be well worthy of a place in the deliberations of the legislature.
Page 11 - In all our deliberations on this subject we kept steadily in our view, that which appears to us the greatest interest of every true American, the consolidation of our union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity, safety, perhaps our national existence.
Page 80 - While these states retained the power of making regulations of trade, they had the power to cherish such institutions. By adopting the present, constitution, they have thrown the exercise of this power into other hands ; they must have done this with an expectation...
Page 76 - Resolved, that the Articles of Confederation ought to be so corrected and enlarged as to accomplish the objects proposed by their institution ; namely, ' common defence, security of liberty, and general welfare.
Page 80 - States retained the power of making regulations of trade, they had the power to cherish such institutions. By adopting the present Constitution, they have thrown the exercise of this power into other hands ; they must have done this with an expectation that those interests would not be neglected here.
Page 105 - ... it is of infinite moment that you should properly estimate the immense value of your national Union to your collective and individual happiness...
Page 82 - The oppressions on our agriculture, in foreign ports, would thus be made the occasion of relieving it from a dependence on the councils and conduct of others, and of promoting arts, manufactures and population at home.
Page 91 - I think it both politic and just that the fostering hand of the general government should extend to all those manufactures which will tend to national utility.

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