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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... "
The Congressional Globe - Page 449
by United States. Congress - 1833
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Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline ...

John V. Denson - Executive power - 2001 - 791 pages
...power surrendered by the people is first divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate...other, at the same time that each will be controlled by itself.3 But this scheme, for all intents and purposes, is failing. Power is steadily flowing from...
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Madison V. Marshall: Popular Sovereignty, Natural Law, and the United States ...

Guy Padula - History - 2002 - 208 pages
...power surrendered by the people is first divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate...other, at the same time that each will be controlled by itself.169 Madison's argument that the states might legitimately protect constitutional rights rests...
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Law and Markets in United States History: Different Modes of Bargaining ...

James Willard Hurst - Business & Economics - 2010 - 207 pages
...power surrendered by the people is first divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate...other at the same time that each will be controlled by itself.66 Madison proved to be quite a good prophet, though both in the early nineteenth century and...
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Law and the Web of Society

Cynthia L. Cates, Wayne V. McIntosh - Political Science - 2001 - 272 pages
...power surrendered by the people is first divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate...other, at the same time that each will be controlled by itself. ... It is of great importance in a republic not only to guard the society against the oppression...
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Keeping the Compound Republic: Essays on American Federalism

Martha Derthick - Political Science - 2004 - 205 pages
...power surrendered by the people is first divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate...other, at the same time that each will be controlled by itself. : Federalism is justified for its contribution to securing rights. The argument had been made...
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The Federalization of Spain

Luis Moreno, Moreno Fernández Moreno - Political Science - 2001 - 182 pages
...power surrendered by the people is first divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate...other, at the same time that each will be controlled by itself. (Madison, 1788, The Federalist Papers, 196128) between central and intermediate layers of governments....
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Federalist Government in Principle and Practice

Donald P. Racheter, Richard E. Wagner - Business & Economics - 2001 - 297 pages
...power surrendered by the people is first divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate...other, at the same time that each will be controlled by itself (Federalist, Number 51). INTRODUCTION The Founders of the American Republic understood that...
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Property Rights: From Magna Carta to the Fourteenth Amendment

Bernard H. Siegan - Law - 2001 - 329 pages
...state and national powers and by the separation of powers within the states. "Hence," wrote Madison, "a double security arises to the rights of the people....other at the same time that each will be controlled by itself."9* Madison sought to strengthen this security by supporting in the Constitutional Convention...
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The Tenth Amendment and State Sovereignty: Constitutional History and ...

Mark Robert Killenbeck - History - 2002 - 198 pages
...distinct and separate departments," in other words, the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.190 "Hence a double security arises to the rights of the people. The different governments will controul each other; at the same time that each will be controuled by itself."191 As I argued earlier,...
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The Vote: Bush, Gore, and the Supreme Court

Robert Walmsley University Professor Cass R Sunstein, Cass R. Sunstein, Richard A. Epstein - Political Science - 2001 - 266 pages
...governments, and then subjecting each to the separation of powers, James Madison wrote in Federalist 51, "a double security arises to the rights of the people. The different governments will controul each other; at the same time that each will be controuled by itself." 54 This is nowhere truer...
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