The Federalist: On the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788

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Glazier, Masters & Smith, 1837 - Constitutional history - 500 pages
 

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Contents

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VII
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VIII
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X
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XII
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LVIII
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LIX
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LXI
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LXII
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LXIII
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LXIV
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LXV
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LXVI
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XIII
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XIV
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XXI
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XXIII
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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XXX
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXV
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XXXVII
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XXXVIII
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XL
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XLIII
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XLV
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XLVIII
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XLIX
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LI
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LIII
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LIV
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LV
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LVII
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LXVII
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LXIX
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LXX
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LXXII
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LXXIII
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LXXV
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LXXVII
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LXXVIII
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LXXIX
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LXXX
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LXXXI
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LXXXII
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LXXXIII
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LXXXIV
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LXXXVI
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LXXXVII
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LXXXIX
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XCI
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XCII
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XCIV
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XCV
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XCVIII
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XCIX
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C
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CIII
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CIV
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CVI
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CVII
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CIX
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CX
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CXI
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CXIII
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CXV
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CXVI
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Page 475 - The United States, in Congress assembled, shall have authority to appoint a committee, to sit in the recess of Congress, to be denominated "A Committee of the States," and to consist of one delegate from each State; and to appoint such other committees and civil officers as may be necessary for managing the general affairs of the United States under their direction; to appoint one of their number to preside, provided that no person be allowed to serve in the office of president more than one year...
Page 477 - 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.
Page 472 - State of which the owner is an inhabitant ; provided also that no imposition, duties or restriction shall be laid by any State, on the property of the United States, or either of them.
Page 473 - ... marque or reprisal, except it be after a declaration of war by the United States in congress assembled, and then only against the kingdom or state and the subjects thereof, against which...
Page 182 - States a firm national government: '-Resolved — That in the opinion of Congress it is expedient that on the second Monday in May next a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several States, be held at 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...
Page 473 - United States in Congress assembled, unless such State be actually invaded by enemies, or shall have received certain advice of a resolution being formed by some nation of Indians to invade such State, and the danger is so imminent as not to admit of a delay till the United States in Congress assembled can be consulted ; nor shall any State grant commissions to any ships or vessels of war, nor letters of marque or reprisal, except it be after a declaration of war by the United States in Congress...
Page 473 - No State shall engage in any war without the consent of the United States in Congress assembled, unless such State be actually invaded by enemies, or shall have received certain advice of a resolution being formed by some nation of Indians to invade such State, and the danger is so imminent as not to admit of a delay, till the United States in Congress assembled can be consulted...
Page 488 - Constitution be laid before the United States in Congress assembled, and that it is the opinion of this Convention that it should afterwards be submitted to a Convention of Delegates, chosen in each State by the people thereof, under the recommendation of its Legislature, for their assent and ratification...
Page 472 - Congress by less than two, nor by more than seven Members; and no person shall be capable of being a delegate for more than three years in any term of six years; nor shall any person, being a delegate, be capable of holding any office under the united states, for which he, or another for his benefit receives any salary, fees or emolument of any kind. Each state shall maintain its own delegates in a meeting of the states, and while they act as members of the committee of the states.
Page 472 - For the more convenient management of the general interests of the United States, delegates shall be annually appointed, in such manner as the Legislature of each State shall direct, to meet in Congress on the first Monday in November, in every year, with a power reserved to each State to recall its delegates, or any of them, at any time within the year, and to send others in their stead, for the remainder of the year.

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