Annaes, Volume 8

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Page 72 - The operations of the federal government will be most extensive and important in times of war and danger ; those of the state governments in times of peace and security. As the former periods will probably bear a small proportion to the latter, the state governments will here enjoy another advantage over the federal government.
Page 72 - The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and defined. Those which are to remain in the State governments are numerous and indefinite. The former will be exercised principally on external objects, as war, peace, negotiation, and foreign commerce; with which last the power of taxation will, for the most part, be connected. The powers reserved to the several States will extend to all the objects which, in the ordinary course of affairs, concern the lives, liberties,...
Page 72 - The regulation of commerce, it is true, is a new power ; but that seems to be an addition which few oppose, and from which no apprehensions are entertained. The powers relating to war and peace, armies 'and fleets, treaties and finance, with the other more considerable powers, are all vested in the existing Congress by the Articles of Confederation. The proposed change does not enlarge these powers ; it only substitutes a more effectual mode of administering them.
Page 72 - The powers reserved to the several States will extend to all the objects which, in the ordinary course of affairs, concern the lives, liberties, and properties of the people, and the internal order, improvement, and prosperity of the State.
Page 60 - La suite d'une telle situation est l'augmentation perpétuelle des tributs; et, ce qui prévient tous les remèdes à venir, on ne compte plus sur les revenus , mais on fait la guerre avec son capital. Il n'est pas inouï de voir des États...
Page 73 - British subjects have such claims, that it is for the British Government entirely a question of discretion, and by no means a question of international right, whether they should or should not make this matter the subject of diplomatic negotiation. If the question is to...
Page 72 - If the new Constitution be examined with accuracy and candor, it will be found that the change which it proposes consists much less in the addition of NEW POWERS to the Union, than in the invigoration of its ORIGINAL POWERS.
Page 265 - O Congresso Nacional resolve : Artigo único. Fica o Poder Executivo autorizado a abrir ao Ministerio da...
Page 310 - And as a court must act as an organized body of judges, [* 96] and, where differences of opinion arise, they can only decide by majorities, it has been held that it would not be in the power of the legislature to provide that, in certain contingencies, the opinion of the minority of a court, vested with power by the constitution, should prevail, so that the decision of the court in such cases should be rendered against the judgment of its...
Page 304 - Nacional decreta: Art. 1.° Fica o Presidente da República autorizado a abrir ao Ministerio da Justica e Negocios Interiores o crédito...

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