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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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In the Wake of Slavery: Civil War, Civil Rights, and the Reconstruction of ...

Joseph A. Ranney - History - 2006 - 199 pages
...federal government, is an essential component of liberty. He also proclaimed that the federal government "was not made the exclusive or final judge 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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Self-Government, the American Theme: Presidents of the Founding and Civil War

Will Morrisey - History - 2005 - 290 pages
...unauthoritative, void, and of no force." The national government, even if all its branches agree, is not "the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself." With no common judge between federal and states' governments, "each party has an equal right to judge...
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Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy: The Presidency, the Supreme ...

Keith E. Whittington - Law - 2007 - 303 pages
...unconstitutional acts are "unauthoritative, void, and of no force," and that the federal government "was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself. " As authors of the Constitution, the states had a preeminent "right to judge for itself" whether the...
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The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution

Kevin Gutzman - History - 2007 - 258 pages
...decide when the federal government adopted unconstitutional policies? Surely not the federal government, "since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but ... as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has...
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The American Commonwealth -, Volume 1

Viscount James Bryce - History - 2007 - 740 pages
...government assumed undelegated powers, its acts were unauthoritative and void ; and that it had not been made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to it. Five weeks later the Virginia legislature passed similar but more guarded resolutions, omitting,...
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American Sovereigns: The People and America's Constitutional Tradition ...

Christian G. Fritz - History - 2007
...the national government as the creature of the constitution meant that government could not serve as "the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself." Giving that ultimate authority to government made "its discretion, and not the constitution, the measure...
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Exploring American History: From Colonial Times to 1877, Volume 10

Tom Lansford, Thomas E. Woods - United States - 2008 - 11 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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