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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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Democracy's Privileged Few: Legislative Privilege and Democratic Norms in ...

Joshua A. Chafetz - Law - 2007 - 307 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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McCulloch V. Maryland: State V. Federal Power

Susan Dudley Gold - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2008 - 143 pages
...people held their conventions in their own states, but that did not mean the measures they adopted "cease to be the measures of the people themselves,...or become the measures of the State governments." power BeYorm THC siaxe This second view of the Constitution's origins— that it derived from the people—...
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Aggressive Nationalism: McCulloch v. Maryland and the Foundation of Federal ...

Richard E. Ellis - Law - 2007 - 280 pages
...and approved by the people through specially elected state ratifying conventions. As a consequence, "[f]rom these conventions the constitution derives...whole authority: the government proceeds directly from the people; is 'ordained and established' in the name of the people."53 By asserting this, Marshall...
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