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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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History of Coinage and Currency in the United States and the Perennial ...

Alonzo Barton Hepburn - Coinage - 1903 - 666 pages
...; 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, and its laws, when made in pursuance of the Constitution, form the supreme law of the land. " There...
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John Marshall: Complete Constitutional Decisions, Ed. with Annotations ...

John Marshall, John M. Dillon - 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 mankind, we might expect it would be this — if thfr TTn^n thouh limitful in itn powers, is^ suprenift wit•*11," ^tg sphfll'fl "f arltiril...
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Legal Tender: A Study in English and American Monetary History

Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge - Legal tender - 1903 - 181 pages
...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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History of Coinage and Currency in the United States and the Perennial ...

Alonzo Barton Hepburn - Coinage - 1903 - 666 pages
...them, and are to be exercised directly on them and for their benefit. " The government of the Un1on, 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. " There...
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Constitutional Law in the United States

Emlin McClain - Constitutional law - 1904 - 438 pages
...state to the contrary notwithstanding." In expounding this provision it has been said : " 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 a government of all ; its powers are delegated...
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Daniel Webster: The Expounder of the Constitution

Everett Pepperrell Wheeler - Constitutional history - 1904 - 188 pages
...States, but that on the contrary it was the child of the people, the Chief Justice proceeds (p. 405): '' 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; 1 Webster's Works,...
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The American Constitutional System: An Introduction to the Study of the ...

Westel Woodbury Willoughby - Constitutional history - 1904 - 323 pages
...otherwise, was explicitly denied by the Court in the following words: "The government of the United States, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. . . . The nation, on those subjects on which it can act, must necessarily bind its component parts....
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The Constitutional Decisions of John Marshall, Volume 1

John Marshall - Constitutional law - 1905
...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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Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States: Advising ...

United States. Department of Justice - Administrative law - 1906
...the Government. Chief Justice Marshall, in McCulloch v. Maryland (4 Wheat, 316), said: "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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The Power to Regulate Corporations and Commerce: A Discussion of the ...

Frank Hendrick - Antitrust law - 1906 - 516 pages
...powers are granted by them and are to be exercised directly on them and for their benefit. If any one proposition could command the universal assent of...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action.' " ' "That power is called sovereign whose actions are not subject to the control of any other power,...
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