This great principle is, that the constitution and the laws made in pursuance thereof are supreme; that they control the constitution and laws of the respective States, and cannot be controlled by them. From this, which may be almost termed an axiom,... Niles' National Register - Page 691819Full view
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United States - 1819
...hanks, and congress alone can make the election. After the most deliberate consideration it is the if wielded by a different hand, is hostile to, and...with these powers to create and to preserve. 3d. that whore the repugnancy exists, that authority which is supreme must control, not yield that over which...