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" ... government to enlarge its powers by forced constructions of the constitutional charter which defines them; and that indications have appeared of a design to expound certain general phrases (which, having been copied from the very limited grant of... "
Documents of the Senate of the State of New York - Page 21
by New York (State). Legislature. Senate - 1833
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Readings in American History

David Saville Muzzey - United States - 1915 - 594 pages
...enlarge its powers by forced constructions of the constitutional charter which defines them . . . and so to consolidate the States, by degrees, into one sovereignty, the obvious tendency and the inevitable result of which would be to transform the present republican system of the United States...
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Documentary Source Book of American History, 1606-1913

William MacDonald - Charters - 1916 - 656 pages
...been copied from the very limited grant of powers in the former Articles of Confederation, were the less liable to be misconstrued) so as to destroy the...one sovereignty, the obvious tendency and inevitable consequence of which would be to transform the present republican system of the United States into...
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Documentary Source Book of American History, 1606-1913

William MacDonald - Charters - 1916 - 656 pages
...been copied from the very limited grant of powers in the former Articles of Confederation, were the less liable to be misconstrued) so as to destroy the...one sovereignty, the obvious tendency and inevitable consequence of which would be to transform the present republican system of the United States into...
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History of the State of New York, Political and Governmental, Volume 6

Ray Burdick Smith - New York (State) - 1922
...been copied from the very limited grant of powers in the former Articles of Confederation, were the less liable to be misconstrued) so as to destroy the...the general phrases, and so as to consolidate the State by degrees into one Sovereignty the obvious tendency and inevitable consequences of which would...
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University of Illinois Studies in the Social Sciences, Volume 10

Social sciences - 1922
...enlarge its powers by forced constructions" of the Constitution would inevitably result in transforming "the present republican system of the United States into an absolute or, at best, a mixed monarchy."144 In 1799 the " tyrannical and degrading effects"146 of the Sedition Act were harped upon,...
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Factors in American History

Albert Frederick Pollard - United States - 1925 - 315 pages
...the tendency of the Federal Government to enlarge its powers, and asserted that the inevitable result would be "to transform the present republican system...States into an absolute or, at best, a mixed monarchy." Patrick Henry derided the President's "throne," declared that the Constitution "squinted towards monarchy,"...
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...Power of the President to Remove Federal Officers: Opinions and ...

United States. Supreme Court - Executive power - 1926 - 309 pages
...omission would not have overthrown the whole theory of a government of definite powers and destroyed the meaning and effect of the particular enumeration...which necessarily explains and limits the general phrase. When this article went to the committee on style it provided : " The legislative power shall...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 272

United States. Supreme Court - Courts - 1927
...omission would not have overthrown the whole theory of a government of definite powers and destroyed the meaning and effect of the particular enumeration...which necessarily explains and limits the general phrase. When this Article went to the Committee on Style it provided: "The legislative power shall...
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American History Told by Contemporaries ...

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1902
...has indicated a design " to consolidate the states, by degrees, into one Sovereignty, the inn'itable result of which •would be, to transform the present...into an ABSOLUTE, or, at best, a MIXED MONARCHY." As a proof that such is the design of the Federal Government, they cite (in stave 5th 6th, and 7th)...
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Jefferson and Madison: Three Conversations from the Founding

Lance Banning - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 241 pages
...been copied from the very limited grant of powers in the former articles of confederation were the less liable to be misconstrued) so as to destroy the...one sovereignty, the obvious tendency and inevitable consequence of which would be, to transform the present republican system of the United States, into...
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