The Coercive Powers of the Govenment of the United States of America ...: Coercive provisions of the Constitution, Deel 3

Druch der "Tagespost,", 1885 - 22 pagina's

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Pagina 8 - That whenever the laws of the United States shall be opposed, or the execution thereof obstructed, in any state, by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the marshals...
Pagina 8 - ... void. On the other hand, if the States go beyond their limits, if they make a law which is a usurpation upon the general government, the law is void, and upright, independent judges will declare it to be so. Still, however, if the United States and the individual States will quarrel, if they want to fight, they may do it, and no frame of government can possibly prevent it.
Pagina 8 - Provided, that no act or acts done by one or more of the states against the United States, or by any citizen of any one of the United States under the authority of one or more of the said states, shall be deemed treason or punished as such; but in case of war being levied by one or more of the states against the United States, the conduct of each party towards...
Pagina 7 - I never will give up that darling word, requisitions; my country may give it up; a majority may wrest it from me, but I will never give it up till my grave.
Pagina 8 - ... oppose it at the hazard of the halter if unsuccessful — and reducing the citizens of the State which shall take arms, to a situation in which they must be exposed to punishment, let them act as they will, since if they obey the authority of their State government, they will be guilty of treason against the United States — if they join the general government they will be guilty of treason against their own State.
Pagina 3 - To provide for organizing, arming and disciplining the Militia &c " with the words" "And that the liberties of the people may be better secured against the danger of standing armies in time of peace" Mr RANDOLPH 2d*d the motion Mr MADISON was in favor of it.

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