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" The secession of a State from the Union depends on the will of the people of such State. The people alone, as we have already seen, hold the power to alter their constitution. "
Publications of the Mississippi Historical Society - Page 256
edited by - 1909
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A View of the Constitution of the United States of America

William Rawle - Constitutional law - 1825 - 347 pages
...are not carried so far as to extinguish the republican principle, their admission is not affected. The secession of a state from the Union depends on the will of the people of such state. The people alone as we have already seen, hold the power to alter their constitution. The constitution...
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Letters which Have Appeared in the Banner of the Constitution: Addressed to ...

Hermann (pseud.) - Free trade - 1831 - 80 pages
...his work- on the Constitution observes,* "The * fee the Chapter on the permanence of the Union. IS -Secession of a State from the Union, depends on the will of the people of iuch State." And in the next page he says, " The people of the State may have some reasons to complain...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 114

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - Architecture - 1861
...which is, that the people have, in all cases, a right to determine how they will be governed. . . . The secession of a State from the Union depends on the will of the people of such State. But in any manner by which a secession is to take place, nothing is more clear than that the act should...
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The second war of independence in America

Eduard Maco Hudson - Slavery - 1868 - 177 pages
...be discovered in the constitution to prevent it.' The same statesman observes at another place : f ' The secession of a State from the Union depends on the will of the people of such State. The people * William Rawle, 1. cp 299. t Ibid. p. 295. D 2 alone, as we have already seen, hold the power...
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The sectional controversy: or, Passages in the political history of the ...

William Chauncey Fowler - United States - 1863 - 269 pages
...founded; which is, that the people have in all cases a right to determine how they will be governed. " The secession of a State from the Union depends on the will of the people of such State. The people alone, as we have already seen, have the power to alter the Constitution." WILLIAM RAWLE,...
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The North-western Monthly: A Magazine Devoted to University ..., Volume 8

Education - 1897
.../&., 107-10U. Rawle, in his introduction to Blackstone, uses the following phrase. He wrote in 1825: "The secession of a State from the Union depends on the will of the people of such a State. The people alone, as we have already seen, hold the power to alter their constitution."...
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THE DEBATES OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND,

W. M. BLAIR LORD, HENRY M. PARKHURST - 1864
...admitted right, as will be seen from the following passages : Page 302. " The secession of a Stale from the Union depends on the will of the people of such State. The people alone, as we have already seen, hold the power to alter their Constitution. The Constitution...
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Report of the Joint Committee on Federal Relations: (to Whom was Referred a ...

Constitutional amendments - 1867 - 26 pages
...Union, but while they continue they must retain the character of representative republics. " * * * * * "The secession of a State from the Union depends on the will of the people of such State." * * * * "It was known, though it was not avowed, that a State might withdraw itself." About the year...
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The True Doctrine of State Rights: With an Examination of the Record of the ...

James Breckinridge Waller - Political parties - 1880 - 83 pages
...commentary, he virtually justifies the heresy of his own State which has been cited, by assuming the position that "the secession of a State from the Union depends on the will of the people of such state." In other words, that without an actual violation by the General Government of the Federal compact,...
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The Republic of Republics ; Or, American Federal Liberty

Bernard Janin Sage - Constitutional history - 1881 - 606 pages
...from the union; but while they continue, they must retain the character of representative republics. The secession of a state from the union depends on the will of the people of such state. The people alone, as we have already seen, hold the power to alter their constitution." The above authors...
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