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Review: The FederalistUser Review - Goodreads
I read parts of this for law school but it certainly deserves revisiting, especially as so much political conversation has turned to the Constitution and the intent of the Framers in recent months.
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admit advantage ALEXANDER HAMILTON America appear appointment army articles of confederation assembly authority body branch Britain causes circumstances citizens clause commerce common confederacy confederation congress consequence consideration considered constitution convention council courts danger declare defence duty effect elections equal ernment established executive executive power exercise existing experience favour federacies federal government force foreign former France impeachments important inference influence instance interest JAMES MADISON jealousy judges judicial jurisdiction jury latter laws legislative legislature less letters of marque liberty Macedon magistrate means ment militia Montesquieu national government nature necessary necessity North Carolina objects obligations observations occasion particular party peace persons political possess president principle proper proportion proposed propriety provision PUBLIUS question reason regulation render republic republican require requisite respect senate spirit stitution supreme thing tion tive treaties trial trial by jury union United vested votes
Page 566 - 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...
Page 569 - States, and exacting such postage on the papers passing through the same as may be requisite to defray the expenses of the said office; appointing all officers of the land forces in the service of the United States, excepting regimental officers; appointing all the officers of the naval forces, and commissioning all officers whatever in the service of the United States; making rules for the government and regulation of the said land and naval forces, and directing their operations. The United States...
Page 51 - By a faction I understand a number of citizens, whether amounting to a majority or minority of the whole, who are united and actuated by some common impulse of passion, or of interest, adverse to the rights of other citizens, or to the permanent and aggregate interests of the community.
Page 569 - ... cause, the court shall, nevertheless, proceed to pronounce sentence or judgment, which shall in like manner be final and decisive, the judgment or sentence and other proceedings being in either case transmitted to Congress and lodged among the acts of Congress for the security of the parties concerned : provided that every commissioner, before he sits in judgment, shall take an oath, to be administered by one of the judges of the Supreme or Superior Court of the State where the cause shall be...
Page 240 - 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...
Page 585 - 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 245 - The better to secure and perpetuate mutual friendship and intercourse among the people of the different States in this Union, the free inhabitants of each of these States, paupers, vagabonds and fugitives from justice excepted, shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of free citizens...
Page 55 - The effect of the first difference is, on the one hand, to refine and enlarge the public views, by passing them through the medium of a chosen body of citizens, whose wisdom may best discern the true interest of their country, and whose patriotism and love of justice, will be least likely to sacrifice it to temporary or partial considerations.
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