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" That the Government created by this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that as in all other... "
Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ... - Page 449
by United States. Congress - 1833
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The Confederate Constitution of 1861: An Inquiry Into American Constitutionalism

Marshall L. DeRosa - History - 1991 - 182 pages
...Rebellion Record, 1:3. Once again, compare this to the Kentucky and Virginia resolutions, which state that "the Government created by this compact was not...judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; . . . but in all other cases of compact among parties having no common Judge, each party has an equal...
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John Franklin Jameson and the Development of Humanistic Scholarship in ...

John Franklin Jameson - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 464 pages
...force; that to this compact each state acceded as a state, as an integral party, its costates forming as to itself the other party; that the government created by this compact was not made the exclusive and final judge of the powers delegated to itself . . . but that as in all other cases of compact among...
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Missing the Lifeboat?

Gyeorgos C. Hatonn - 1994 - 221 pages
...party; its co-states forming as to itself, the other party; that government created by this Contract was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent...discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers. But, that as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party...
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Jefferson and Madison: Three Conversations from the Founding

Lance Banning - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 241 pages
...to this compact each State acceded as a State, and is an integral party, its co-States forming, as to itself, the other party: that the government created...discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that, as in all other cases of compact among powers having no common judge, each party...
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Judicial Dictatorship

William Quirk, R. Randall Bridwell - Law - 1995 - 143 pages
...correspondence with Madison discussed below at 106-107. The resolution declared that the national government "was not made the exclusive or final judge of the...discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers." If the central government abuses its delegated powers, Jefferson wrote, the members "being...
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The Constitution in Congress: The Federalist Period, 1789-1801

David P. Currie - Law - 1997 - 327 pages
...after all federal; to make the central government the ultimate judge of the extent of its own authority "would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers."274 Massachusetts turned the argument around: If each state were to determine when its reserved...
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The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the Founding of the Federal ...

Lance Banning - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 543 pages
...several states did not unite "on the principle of unlimited submission to their General Government," that "the government created by this compact was not...of the extent of the powers delegated to itself," and that the parties to the compact each retained "an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infractions...
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States' Rights and American Federalism: A Documentary History

Lynn Nelson - Political Science - 1999 - 232 pages
...to this compact each State acceded as a State, and is an integral party, its co-States forming, as to itself, the other party: That the government created...discretion and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common Judge, each party...
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Negotiating the Constitution: The Earliest Debates Over Original Intent

Joseph M. Lynch - History - 2005 - 315 pages
...of no force; that to this compact each state acceded as a state, and is an integral party; that this government, created by this compact, was not made...of the extent of the powers delegated to itself;. . . but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has...
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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - History - 2004 - 576 pages
...Resolutions, above all in the dictum that "the government created by this compact [the Constitution] was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself."38 Whether rightly or wrongly, these resolutions were fateful in the development of Calhoun's...
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