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" If any one proposition could command the universal assent of mankind, we might expect it would be this — that the government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. "
An Argument on the Unconstitutionality of Slavery: Embracing an Abstract of ... - Page 387
by George Washington Frost Mellen - 1841 - 440 pages
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Constitutional History of the United States from Their Declaration ..., Volume 2

George Ticknor Curtis - Constitutional history - 1896
...the supremacy of their respective laws, when they are in opposition, must be settled. " If any one proposition could command the universal assent of...would be this : that the government of the Union, theugh limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. This would secm to result necessarily...
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Cases on American Constitutional Law

Lawrence Boyd Evans - Constitutional law - 1898 - 678 pages
...settled. If any one proposition could command the universal assent of mankind, we might expect that it would be this: that the government of the Union,...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from its nature. It is the government of all; its powers are...
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Proceedings ... Annual Meeting ..., Volume 15

Bar Association of the State of Kansas - Bar associations - 1898
...emanates from them; its powers are granted by them and are to be exercised on them, and for their benefit. The government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action, and its laws, when made in pursuance of the Constitution, form the supreme law of the land." No words...
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Anais, Volume 2

Brazil. Congresso Nacional. Câmara dos Deputados. Comissao da Constituição - 1898
...Governo da Uniao, aínda que limitado era seus poderes, é supremo dentro da sua esphera de acçao — though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action», coucluindo por esta forma sna admiravel exposivfio: «Admittimos, como devenios admittir, que os poderes...
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A Selection of Cases on Constitutional Law

Emlin McClain - Constitutional law - 1900 - 1080 pages
...and the supremacy of their respective laws, when they are in opposition, must be settled. If any one proposition could command the universal assent of...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from its nature. It is the government of all ; its powers are...
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A Selection of Cases on Constitutional Law

Emlin McClain - Constitutional law - 1900 - 1080 pages
...court has no doubt. As was said by Chief Justice Marshall, in the great case of McCulloch v. Maryland, "The government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action." "No trace is to be found in the Constitution of an intention to create a dependence of the government...
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An Address by John A. Shauck, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Ohio, on ...

John Allen Shauck - John Marshall Day - 1901 - 12 pages
...when thus adopted, was of complete obligation, and bound the state sovereignties. * * * "If any one proposition could command the universal assent of...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from its nature. It is the government of all, its powers are...
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Columbia Law Review, Volume 3

Electronic journals - 1903
...discussing the question of the power of the Congress to incorporate a bank the opinion says: " If one proposition could command the universal assent of...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action * * * It is the government of all; its powers are delegated by all; it represents all and acts for...
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A Treatise on the Rights and Privileges Guaranteed by the Fourteenth ...

Henry Brannon - 1901 - 562 pages
...laws, when in opposition, must be settled. If any one proposition could command the universal consent of mankind we might expect it would be this : that...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. . . The government of the United States, then, though limited in its powers, is supreme; and its laws,...
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The Constitution of the United States: With Notes of the Decisions of the ...

Edwin Eustace Bryant - Constitutional law - 1901 - 422 pages
...imposing a tax on a branch of the United States Bank, held invalid. M'Culloch v. Maryland, 4 Wheat., 316. "The government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from its nature. It is the government of all ; its powers are...
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