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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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Nullification and Secession in the United States: A History of the Six ...

Edward Payson Powell - Great Britain - 1897 - 461 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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The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1898 - 793 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...States into an absolute, or at best, a mixed monarchy. 5. That the General Assembly doth particularly protest against the palpable and alarming infractions...
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A Constitutional History of the American People, 1776-1850, Volume 1

Francis Newton Thorpe - Constitutional history - 1898
..." to enlarge its powers by forced constructions of the constitutional charter which defines them," "so as to consolidate the States by degrees into one sovereignty, the obvious tendency and inevitable consequence of which would be to transform the republican system of the United States into an absolute,...
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The Constitution of the United States: A Critical Discussion of ..., Volume 2

John Randolph Tucker - Constitutional law - 1899 - 1015 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...States, into an absolute, or at best a mixed monarchy. "That the general assembly doth particularly protest against the palpable and alarming infractions...
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A History of Political Parties in the United States: Being an Account of the ...

James Herron Hopkins - Political parties - 1900 - 477 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...States into an absolute, or at best a mixed monarchy. 5. That the General Assembly doth particularly protest against the palpable and alarming infractions...
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A History of Political Parties in the United States: Being an Account of the ...

James Herron Hopkins - Political parties - 1900 - 477 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...States into an absolute, or at best a mixed monarchy. 5. That the General Assembly doth particularly protest against the palpable and alarming infractions...
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Harper's Encyclopędia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1902: Based ...

United States - 1901
...the very limited grant of powers in the former articles of confederation were the less liable to he misconstrued), so as to destroy the meaning and effect...necessarily explains and limits the general phrases ; so as to consolidate the Slates by degrees into one sovereignty, the obvious tendency and inevitable...
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A History of the American People

Francis Newton Thorpe - United States - 1901 - 627 pages
...instrument of union — the Constitution. But of late the federal government had manifested a spirit "to consolidate the states by degrees into one sovereignty, the obvious tendency and inevitable consequence of which would be to transform the republican system of the United States into an absolute...
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A History of the American People, Volume 3

Woodrow Wilson - United States - 1902
...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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The Life of James Madison

Gaillard Hunt - Madison, James - 1902 - 402 pages
...alarm at the spirit manifested in Congress of construing certain general phrases in the Constitution "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, an inevitable...
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