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" This, sir, is practical nullification. And now, sir, against all these theories and opinions, I maintain: — 1. That the constitution of the United States is not a league, confederacy, or compact between the people of the several states in their sovereign... "
Speeches and Forensic Arguments - Page 174
by Daniel Webster - 1848
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ...

United States. Congress - 1838
...the Government and individuals, which cannot be dissolved by any authority whatever. 3dly. That the constitution of the United States is not a league,...Government proper, founded on the adoption of the people, creating these direct relations between itself and individuals. 4thly. That the constitution, and laws...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ...

United States. Congress - 1833
...sir, is practical nullification. And now, sir, against all these theories and opinions, I maintain — 1. That the constitution of the United States is not...several States in their sovereign capacities; but a Gov, founded on the adoption oitlse .people, mTcreating dkectrr-lationa betwer n itjelf and individuals....
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - 1833
...Government are to be recognised as valid, and consequently supreme," without inquiring 3dly. That the constitution of the United States is not a league,...several States in their sovereign capacities, but into their conformity to the delegated powers; and it is! Government proper, founded on the adoption...
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Life of John C. Calhoun: Presenting a Condensed History of Political Events ...

John Caldwell Calhoun - 1843 - 554 pages
...they agree but by compact ? " The system, not a compact between states in their sovereign capacity, but a government proper, founded on the adoption of the people, and creating individual relations between itself and the citizens." This the senator lays down as a leading fundamental...
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Life of John C. Calhoun: Presenting a Condensed History of Political Events ...

John Caldwell Calhoun - 1843 - 554 pages
...they agree but by compact ? " The system, not a compact between states in their sovereign capacity, but a government proper, founded on the adoption of the people, and creating individual relations between itself and the citizens." This the senator lays down as a leading fundamental...
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REMINISCENCES OF CONGRESS.

CHARLES W. MARCH - 1850
...nullification." Against all such theories, opinions, or heresies, Mr. Webster maintained,— I. That the Constitution of the United States is not a league,...creating direct relations between itself and individuals. II. That no State authority has power to dissolve those relations ; that nothing can dissolve them...
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Reminiscences of Congress

Charles Wainwright March - 1850 - 295 pages
...Webster maintained, — I. That the Constitution of the United States is not a league, cenfederacy, or compact, between the people of the several States...creating direct relations between itself and individuals. II. That no State authority has power to dissolve those relations ; that nothing can dissolve them...
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Life and Memorials of Daniel Webster, Volume 1

Samuel P. Lyman - 1853 - 320 pages
...these positions Mr. Webster laid down a system embodied in the following propositions : I. That the .Constitution of the United States is not a league,...creating direct relations between itself and individuals. . II. That no State authority has power to dissolve those relations ; that nothing can dissolve them...
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The Works of Daniel Webster ...

Daniel Webster - 1853
...is practical nullification. And now, Sir, against all these theories and opinions, I maintain, — 1. That the Constitution of the United States is not...league, confederacy, or compact between the people of lie several States in their sovereign capacities ; but a government proper, founded on the adoption...
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Thirty Years' View: Or, A History of the Working of the American ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hart Benton - 1854
...contradistinction to STATES, and as being, in these features discriminated from the old confederation. " 1. That the constitution of the United States is not...their sovereign capacities ; but a government proper, •oviidmd tht prehe weaker sec/ion, ductiom and silui dear to freemen," in that there iras wo sections...
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