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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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A Disquisition on Government: And, A Discourse on the Constitution and ...

John Caldwell Calhoun, Richard Kenner Crallé - Law - 1851 - 406 pages
...grant of powers, in the former articles of confederation, were the less liable to be misconstrued)—so as to destroy the meaning and effect of the particular...necessarily, explains and limits the general phrases; so as to consolidate the States by degrees into one sovereignty, the obvious tendency and inevitable...
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John C. Calhoun: Selected Writings and Speeches

John Caldwell Calhoun - History - 2003 - 725 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...necessarily, explains and limits the general phrases; so as to consolidate the States by degrees into one sovereignty, the obvious tendency and inevitable...
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The Papers of John C. Calhoun, Volume 28

John Caldwell Calhoun, William Edwin Hemphill, Clyde Norman Wilson, Shirley Bright Cook - Literary Collections - 1959 - 320 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...necessarily, explains and limits the general phrases; so as to consolidate the States by degrees into one sovereignty, the obvious tendency and inevitable...
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What Kind of Nation: Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, and the Epic Struggle ...

James F. Simon - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 352 pages
...charged in the resolutions that the unauthorized extension of power of the federal government threatened to "transform the present republican system of the...States into an absolute, or at best, a mixed monarchy." Specifically, Madison's resolutions attacked the Alien Act as an unconstitutional consolidation of...
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The Library Of Original Sources: 1800-1833

Oliver J. Thatcher - History - 2004 - 468 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...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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Conceived in Liberty: The Struggle to Define the New Republic, 1789-1793

Lance Banning - History - 2004 - 97 pages
...government's attempts to enlarge its powers by forced constructions of the constitutional charter ... so as to destroy the meaning and effect of the particular...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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The Virginia Report of 1799-1800, Touching the Alien and Sedition Laws ...

James Madison - History - 1850 - 264 pages
...September, 1841. from the very limited grant of powers in the former articles of confederation, were the less liable to be misconstrued,) so as to destroy...enumeration which necessarily explains, and limits Hie general phrases ; and so as to consolidate the states, by degrees, into one sovereignty, the obvious...
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True Faith and Allegiance: Immigration and American Civic Nationalism

Noah M. Jedidiah Pickus - Philosophy - 2005 - 257 pages
...unconstitutionally of the Federalist-sponsored legislation. The Virginia legislature claimed there was "a design ... to consolidate the States by degrees, into 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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Selected Writings of James Madison

James Madison, Ralph Ketcham - 432 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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Reflections on Freedom of Speech and the First Amendment

George Anastaplo - Performing Arts - 2007 - 320 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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