レビュー - レビューを書く
acre adopted amendment argument articles of confederation asked authority CALHOUN called cents citizens committee common compact confederation Congress consideration constitution convention debt declared deeds of cession delegated doctrine dollars duties ernment Executive exercise existing favor Federal Government force gentleman Georgia give grant Grundy honorable Senator important interest judge judicial Judiciary justice Kentucky laws legislation Legislature liberty limits Massachusetts means measure ment military Missouri motion necessary nullification object officers opinion oppression ordinance party pass peace Pennsylvania POINDEXTER political present President principles proceeds proposed proposition protection provisions public lands purpose question ratified reason reduction referred reserved powers resistance resolution respect Revenue Collection Bill Secretary session South Carolina sovereign sovereignty stitution supposed Supreme Court tariff tariff of 1816 Tennessee thing tion treasury treaty unconstitutional Union United violation Virginia vote Waggaman whole
796 ページ - Confederation are submitted to them. And the articles of this Confederation shall be inviolably observed by every State, and the union shall be perpetual ; nor shall any alteration at any time hereafter be made in any of them, unless such alteration be agreed to in a Congress of the United States, and be afterwards confirmed by the legislatures of every State.
793 ページ - The only answer that can be given is, that as all these exterior provisions are found to be inadequate, the defect must be supplied, by so contriving the interior structure of the Government as that its several constituent parts may, by their mutual relations, be the means of keeping each other in their proper places.
783 ページ - Philadelphia for the sole and express purpose of revising the articles of Confederation and reporting to Congress and the several legislatures such alterations and provisions therein as shall, when agreed to in Congress and confirmed by the States, render the federal Constitution adequate to the exigencies of government and the preservation of the Union.
823 ページ - It is justly so ; for it is. a main pillar in the edifice of your real independence, the support of your tranquillity at home, your peace abroad ; of your safety ; of your prosperity ; of that very liberty which you so highly prize. But as it is easy to foresee, that from different causes, and from different quarters, much pains will be taken, many artifices employed, to weaken in your minds the conviction of this truth; as this is the point in your political fortress against which the batteries...
793 ページ - In the compound Republic of America, the power surrendered by the people is first divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate departments. Hence a double security arises to the rights of the people. The different governments will control each other, at the same time that each will be controlled by itself.
823 ページ - ... it is of infinite moment that you should properly estimate the immense value of your national Union to your collective and individual happiness...
793 ページ - If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.
243 ページ - State will thenceforth hold themselves absolved from all further obligation to maintain or preserve their political connexion with the people of the other States, and will forthwith proceed to organize a separate government, and do all other acts and things which sovereign and independent States may of right do.
868 ページ - Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.
781 ページ - The said states hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other, for their common defence, the security of their Liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other, against all force offered to, or attacks made upon, them or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade, or any other pretence whatever.