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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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John Marshall: An Address Delivered Before the Graduates of the Chicago-Kent ...

Isaac Newton Phillips - Judges - 1901 - 41 pages
...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." Around...
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THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

FRANCIS NEWTON THORPE - 1901
...system existed. But he laid down another proposition, which he declared must command universal assent: "That the government of the Union though limited in its powers, is unlimited within its sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from its nature. It is...
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The Constitutional History of the United States, by Francis Newton Thorpe ...

Francis Newton Thorpe - Constitutional history - 1901
...system existed. But he laid down another proposition, which he declared must command universal assent: "That the government of the Union though limited in its powers, is unlimited within its sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from its nature. It is...
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The Treaty Making Power of the United States: pt. 1. The United States is a ...

Charles Henry Butler - Constitutional law - 1902
...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.' (McCulloch...
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The Decennial Publications of the University of Chicago

University of Chicago - 1903
...constitution derives its force, not from the states, but from the people, and creates a government which, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. The power to create a corporation, though not an expressly granted power, may be implied. The great...
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Legal Masterpieces: Specimens of Argumentation and Exposition by ..., Volume 1

Van Vechten Veeder - Forensic orations - 1903 - 1324 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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John Marshall: Complete Constitutional Decisions

John Marshall - Constitutional law - 1903 - 799 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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John Marshall: Life, Character and Judicial Services as Portrayed ..., Volume 2

John Forrest Dillon - Judges - 1903
...directly on them, and for their benefit. 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. This would seem to result necessarily from its nature. It is the government of all, it represents all,...
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John Marshall: Life, Character and Judicial Services as Portrayed ..., Volume 2

John Forrest Dillon - Judges - 1903
...directly on them, and for their benefit. If any one proposition could command the universal consent of mankind, we might expect it would be this — that...government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supremo within its sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from its nature. It is the...
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John Marshall: Life, Character and Judicial Services as Portrayed ..., Volume 2

John Forrest Dillon - Judges - 1903
...Its powers are granted by them, and are to be exercised directly on them and for their benefit. . . . The government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. . . . It is tho government of all; its powers are delegated by all; it represents all and acts for...
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