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" No political dreamer was ever wild enough to think of breaking down the lines which separate the States, and of compounding the American people into one common mass. Of consequence, when they act, they act in their States. But the measures they adopt... "
House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ... - Page 11
by United States. Congress. House - 1832
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The Reasonableness of the Law: The Adaptability of Legal Sanctions to the ...

Charles William Bacon, Franklyn Stanley Morse - Common law - 1924 - 400 pages
...they can act safely, effectively, and wisely, on such a subject, by assembling in convention. . . . From these conventions the Constitution derives its...whole authority. The government proceeds directly from the people; and is "ordained and established " in the name of the people. . . . The assent of the States,...
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Proceedings of the State Bar Association of Wisconsin, Volume 8

State Bar Association of Wisconsin - Bar associations - 1909
...they act, they act in their states. But the measures they adopt did not on that account, cease to be measures of the people themselves, or become the measures of the state governments." The real question which we as a people are constantly confronting is, whether the constitution of 10...
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The Cornell Law Quarterly, Volumes 1-5

Law - 1920
...consequence, when they act, they act in their States. But the measures they adopt do not, on that account, cease to be the measures of the people themselves...whole authority. The government proceeds directly from the people; is 'ordained and established' in the name of the people; and is declared to be ordained,...
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Electing the President: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, First Session ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments - Election law - 1969 - 1053 pages
...consequence, when they act, they act in their states. But the measures they adopt do not, on that account, cease to be the measures of the people themselves,...whole authority. The government proceeds directly from the people; is "ordained and established." in the name of the people; and is declared to be ordained,...
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Electing the President: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, First Session ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments - Constitutional amendments - 1969 - 1053 pages
...consequence, when they act, they act in their States. But. the measures they adopt do not, on that account, cease to be the measures of the people themselves, or become the measures of the State governments. Marshall went on to close with the following words : But when, 'in order to form a more perfect union,'...
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Electing the President: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Constitutional ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1969 - 1053 pages
...they act, they act in their States. But, the measures they adopt do not, on that account, cense to he the measures of the people themselves, or become the measures of the State governments. Marshall went on to close with the following words : But when, 'in order to form a more perfect union.'...
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The Federalist: Design for a Constitutional Republic

George Wescott Carey - History - 1994 - 181 pages
...consequence, when they act, they act in their states. But the measures they adopt do not, on that account, cease to be the measures of the people themselves, or become the measures of the state governments." Marshall concedes that "the assent of the states, in their sovereign capacity, is implied in calling...
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The Supreme Court and American Constitutionalism

Bradford P. Wilson, Ken Masugi - Law - 1998 - 298 pages
...governments. The people may act in their states, "[b]ut the measures they adopt do not, on that account, cease to be the measures of the people themselves, or become the measures of the State governments. "5S According to Kennedy, there is "a relationship between the people of the Nation and the National...
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Czecho/Slovakia: Ethnic Conflict, Constitutional Fissure, Negotiated Breakup

Eric Stein - History - 2000 - 386 pages
...consequence, when they act. they act in their States. But the measures they adopt do not, on that account, cease to be the measures of the people themselves, or become the measures of the State governments." There is even a question whether the l 3 colonies were ever fully "independent states." Here are two...
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The American Constitutional Experience: Selected Readings & Supreme Court ...

Richard M Battistoni - Constitutional law - 2000 - 175 pages
...they can act safely, effectively and wisely, on such a subject — by assembling in convention. . . . From these conventions the Constitution derives its...whole authority. The government proceeds directly from the people; is "ordained and established" in the name of the people, and is declared to be ordained,...
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