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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 659
by United States. Congress - 1831
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Law and the Web of Society

Cynthia L. Cates, Wayne V. McIntosh - Political Science - 2001 - 272 pages
...officials, so that government is obliged "to control itself" (Federalist #51, para. 4). Madison explains: In the compound republic of America, the power surrendered...divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate departments. Hence a double security...
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Constitutional Culture and Democratic Rule

John Ferejohn, Jack N. Rakove, Jonathan Riley - History - 2001 - 414 pages
...and hierarchical view of the 30 Federalist 51, 261-2 (emphasis added). " Ibid., 265. " Ibid., 264: "In the compound republic of America, the power surrendered...divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each, subdivided among distinct and separate departments." M Federalist 78, 394....
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Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline ...

John V. Denson - Executive power - 2001 - 791 pages
...resist encroachments of the others. . . . Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. . . . [And in] the compound republic of America, the power surrendered...divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate departments. Hence a double security...
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The Federalization of Spain

Luis Moreno, Moreno Fernández Moreno - Political Science - 2001 - 182 pages
...committed federalists. They were in favour of a territorial division of governmental functions and powers: In the compound republic of America, the power surrendered...divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate departments. Hence a double security...
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Madison V. Marshall: Popular Sovereignty, Natural Law, and the United States ...

Guy Padula - History - 2002 - 208 pages
...congressional actions; instead, he points to the executive veto and the federal division of power: In the compound republic of America, the power surrendered...divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate departments. Hence a double security...
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The Tenth Amendment and State Sovereignty: Constitutional History and ...

Mark Robert Killenbeck - History - 2002 - 198 pages
...presence of a separation of powers in both governments. As James Madison wrote in Federalist No. 51: "In the compound republic of America, the power surrendered...is first divided between two distinct governments," federal and state, "and then the portion allotted to each, subdivided among distinct and separate departments,"...
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Colonial Constitutionalism: The Tyranny of United States' Offshore ...

E. Robert Statham - Political Science - 2002 - 159 pages
...admission of new states. Statehood in Union provides a "double security to the rights of the people" since "in the compound republic of America, the power surrendered...is first divided between two distinct governments (the National and State)," and then "the portion allotted to each is subdivided among distinct and...
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Federalist Government in Principle and Practice

Donald P. Racheter, Richard E. Wagner - Business & Economics - 2001 - 297 pages
...republic would enable governments both to control themselves and to control each other. As he explained: "In the compound republic of America, the power surrendered by the people is first divided between distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate...
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Comparative Federalism in the Devolution Era

Neil Colman McCabe - Law - 2002 - 352 pages
...federal overregulation or tyranny.") 7. See id. app. at 28 (citing THE FEDERALIST NO. 51 James Madison). In the compound republic of America, the power surrendered...divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate departments. Hence a double security...
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Piety, Politics, and Pluralism: Religion, the Courts, and the 2000 Election

Mary C. Segers - Political Science - 2002 - 257 pages
...reinforces this fragmentation at every level. Madison's justly famous Federalist 51 describes this insight. In the compound republic of America, the power surrendered...divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each, subdivided among distinct and separate departments. Hence, a double security...
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