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342.73024 B39 Ancient history and classical political theory greatly influenced the framers of the constitution. They were educated, well read, and believed in republican values, which is reflected in ... Read full review
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Achaean Achaean League American Amphictyonic Amphictyonic League ancient history Articles of Confederation assemblies Athenian authority Cambridge Cicero citizens Classica Americana Classical Library reprint colonial Confederacy Confederation conﬂict Congress Constitution constitutionalism consuls Convention Council Court debate delegates elected electoral Farrand federal Federalist ﬁrst form of government Framers Framing generationís Greece Greek Gummere inﬂuence institutions James Madison James Wilson John Adams judicial Latin League legislative legislature liberty Lintott Livy Machiavelli magistrates mixed government modern Montesquieu national government note 112 ch note 227 ch note 3 pr note 51 note 6 ch note 87 observed ofﬁce ofﬁcers ofﬁcial ofthe passage Philadelphia Philadelphia Convention plebian Plutarch political Polybius popular President qualiﬁcations Rahe ratiﬁcation reﬂected Reinhold republican government Richard Roman republic Rome senate separation of powers signiﬁcant slavery sovereign immunity sovereignty Spartan speciﬁc supra note 112 supra note 227 Thomas Jefferson transl tribunes U.S. Const United University Press vote writing York
Page 307 - It is inherent in the nature of sovereignty, not to be amenable to the suit of an individual without its consent. This is the general sense, and the general practice of mankind ; and the exemption, as one of the attributes of sovereignty, is now enjoyed by the government of every state in the union.
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