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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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Electing the President: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Constitutional ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1969 - 1053 pages
...opposition, must be settled. If any one proposition could command the universal assent of mankind, we wight expect it would be this — that the government of...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. This would seem to result. necessarily, from ita nature. It is the government of all ; its powers are...
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Alaska Native Land Claims: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Indian ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Indian Affairs - Indians of North America - 1969
...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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STY Law

Rene Wormser - Law - 1962 - 606 pages
...establish a loose association of states with rights superior to the federal government's. "If any one proposition could command the universal assent of...Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within the sphere of its action." He pointed out that the Constitution had itself left no doubt of this principle,...
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American Indians and the Law

Lawrence Rosen - History - 223 pages
...from state regulatory controls. As Chief Justice Marshall said in McCulloch v. Maryland: "If any one proposition could command the universal assent of...limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action."66 In denying that a state could tax a federal agency, Marshall emphasized that the "power...
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Northwest Salmon and Steelhead: Hearings Before the Committee on Commerce ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation - Fishery management - 1979 - 284 pages
...States is paramount in its sphere of delegated authority. The Supreme Court said in 1819 : "If any one proposition could command, the universal assent of...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action." That statement in McCulloch v. Maryland (4 Wheat at 405) is supplemented by the following : "No trace...
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Hearings

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Flood Control - 1980
...regulation. Since the decision in McCulloch v. Maryland, it has been undoubted that the Federal Government, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. In the exercise of the express as well as the implied powers assigned it, there is no trace of an intent...
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Health and the Law: A Primer for Health Professionals

Tom Christoffel - Law - 1985 - 468 pages
...the latter. "If any one proposition could command the universal assent of mankind," Marshall wrote, "we might expect it would be this — that the Government...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action." This means that when the federal government "preempts the field" by passing laws in a certain subject...
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The 1984 Anniversary of the Constitution: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - Constitutional history - 1985 - 33 pages
...supremacy was first established in 1819 in the case of Maryland v. McCulloch, when the Justices concluded that "the Government of the Union, though limited...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action." Consequently, no State had any power to "retard, impede, burden, or in any manner control the operations...
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Southern Reporter, Volume 66

Law reports, digests, etc - 1915
...exercising, not an implied, but an express, power conferred upon it by the Constitution, "If any one proposition could command the universal assent of mankind, we might expect it would be this: Tlmt the government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action....
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Nomination of Robert H. Bork to be Associate Justice of the Supreme ..., Part 5

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - Judges - 1989
...enumerated powers, that government and not that of the states is the judge of the extent of its powers and, 'though limited in its powers, is supreme' within its sphere of action. "_18/ Justice Marshall in redemptive fashion went on to write that "there is no phrase in the instrument...
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