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" Resolved, that the several states composing the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their General Government ; but that by compact under the style and title of a Constitution for the United States... "
Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ... - Page 449
by United States. Congress - 1833
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John C. Calhoun: Selected Writings and Speeches

John Caldwell Calhoun - History - 2003 - 725 pages
...it is proper to give the two corresponding resolutions. The former is in the following words: "That the several States, composing the United States of...submission to the general government; but that, by a compact under the style and title of a constitution of the United States, and of amendments thereto,...
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Nat Turner: A Slave Rebellion in History and Memory

Kenneth S. Greenberg - History - 2003 - 289 pages
...Kentucky legislature in protest against the Alien and Sedition Acts. Those resolutions declared that "the several States composing the United States of...united on the principle of unlimited submission to their General Government." Randolph was close to his grandfather. He lived nearby, managed Monticello...
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Jefferson's Great Gamble: The Remarkable Story of Jefferson, Napoleon and ...

Charles A Cerami - History - 2004 - 328 pages
...being formed, he contributed the rousingly free-spirited Kentucky Resolutions, writing: Resolved, that the several states composing the United States of...united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general government.... That the government created by this compact was not made the exclusive...
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Constitutional Debate in Action: Governmental powers

H. L. Pohlman - Political Science - 2004 - 319 pages
...assert that the legislature, by way of Box 1.3 KENTUCKY RESOLUTION (November 10, 1798) 1. Resolved, That the several states composing the United States of...united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general government; but that by compact, under the style and title of a Constitution for the...
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The Supremacy Clause: A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution

Christopher R. Drahozal - Law - 2004 - 206 pages
...Kentucky Resolutions, drafted by then-Vice President Thomas Jefferson, stated as follows: Resolved, that the several States composing the United States of...united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general government; but that by compact under the style and title of a Constitution for the United...
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The Library Of Original Sources: 1800-1833

Oliver J. Thatcher - History - 2004 - 468 pages
...delivered in at the clerk's table, where they were twice read and agreed to by the House. I. Resolved, That the several states composing the United States of...united on the principle of unlimited submission to their General Government; but that by compact under the style and title of a Constitution for the United...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States ..., Volume 9

Clement A. Evans - 2004 - 500 pages
...and passed by the general assembly of Kentucky in 1798, had this initial resolution: "Resolved, That the several States composing the United States of...united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general government, but that by compact under the style and title of the Constitution of the...
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Shapers of the Great Debate on the Freedom of Religion: A Biographical ...

Jonathan Wright - Religion - 2005 - 266 pages
...legislature — although his authorship remained secret for several years. A key principle was at stake: "the several States composing the United States of...united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general government" and "whensoever the general government assumes undelegated powers, its acts...
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Who Belongs in America?: Presidents, Rhetoric, and Immigration

Vanessa B. Beasley - Political Science - 2006 - 296 pages
...resolves that were approved by the Kentucky legislature in 1799. 38 They read in part: Resolved, that the several States composing the United States of...united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general government; but that by compact under the style and title of a Constitution for the United...
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One Nation, Indivisible?: A Study of Secession and the Constitution

Robert F. Hawes - Political Science - 2006 - 374 pages
...In protesting the Alien and Sedition Acts on the behalf of the State of Kentucky, Jefferson wrote: "The several States composing the United States of...united on the principle of unlimited submission to their General Government," and gave the following warning: These and successive acts of the same character,...
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