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" In the compound Republic of America, the power surrendered by the people is first divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate departments. Hence a double security arises to the... "
Register of Debates in Congress - Page 297
by John Hohnes - 1833
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The Federalist: With Letters of Brutus

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - History - 2003 - 575 pages
...is first divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each, subdivided among distinct and separate departments. Hence a double...rights of the people. The different governments will controul each other; at the same time that each will be controuled by itself. Second. It is of great...
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James Madison: The Theory and Practice of Republican Government

Samuel Kernell - History - 2005 - 381 pages
...is first divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each, subdivided among distinct and separate departments. Hence a double...rights of the people. The different governments will controul each other; at the same time that each will be controuled by itself. Second. It is of great...
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Democracy in America: And Two Essays on America

Political Science - 2003 - 935 pages
...despotism. President James Madison has expressed these same thoughts. (See The Federalist, no. 51.) "It is of great importance in a republic, not only to guard the society against the oppression of its rulers, but to guard one part of the society against the...
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Democracy in America

Alexis de Tocqueville - Political Science - 2003 - 703 pages
...been brought about by despotism. Mr. Hamilton expresses the same opinion in the 'Federalist,' No. 51. 'It is of great importance in a republic not only to guard the society against the oppression of its rulers, but to guard one part of the society against the...
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Designing Federalism: A Theory of Self ..., Pages 1-75; Pages 177-225

Mikhail Filippov, Peter C. Ordeshook, Olga Shvetsova - Political Science - 2004 - 384 pages
...is first divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each, subdivided among distinct and separate departments. Hence, a...same time that each will be controlled by itself" (Federalist 51). A balanced separation is a virtual axiom of The Federalist Papers for achieving a...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States History ...

Clement A. Evans - History - 2004 - 776 pages
...people is first divided between two distinct governments, and the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate departments. Hence a double...same time that each will be controlled by itself. ' ' The Union is not the primary social or political relation of those who formed it. The State governments...
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Managing for Results, 2005

John M. Kamensky, Albert Morales - Political Science - 2005 - 514 pages
...by the people is first divided between two distinct governments, and the portion allotted to each. Hence a double security arises to the rights of the...same time that each will be controlled by itself, [italics added for emphasis.l Multiple levels of government with ambiguously defined spheres of authority...
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Your Past and the Press!: Controversial Presidential Appointments : a Study ...

Joseph Michael Green - Political Science - 2004 - 167 pages
...judges. Third. Congress approves the federal courts' budgets. Madison continues in Federalist No. 51: Hence a double security arises to the rights of the...same time that each will be controlled by itself. 1n the extended republic of the United States. and among the great variety of interests. parties. and...
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Go Directly to Jail: The Criminalization of Almost Everything

Gene Healy - Law - 2004 - 173 pages
...Federal Government will reduce the risk of tyranny and abuse from either front." To quote Madison, ... "a double security arises to the rights of the people....other, at the same time that each will be controlled by itself."36 To prevent an excessive accumulation of federal power, the Framers refused to grant plenary...
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Conceived in Liberty: The Struggle to Define the New Republic, 1789-1793

Lance Banning - History - 2004 - 97 pages
...against the threat of unresponsive rulers. The state and general governments would each control the other "at the same time that each will be controlled by itself" — and by the sovereign people. As long as that common master continued to be fit for freedom, Madison...
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