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" The great and radical vice in the construction of the existing Confederation is in the principle of LEGISLATION for STATES or GOVERNMENTS, in their CORPORATE or COLLECTIVE CAPACITIES, and as contradistinguished from the INDIVIDUALS of whom they consist. "
Popular Government: Its Essence, Its Permanence and Its Perils - Page 123
by William Howard Taft - 1913 - 283 pages
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Commentaries on Universal Public Law

George Bowyer - Jurisprudence - 1854 - 387 pages
...defects of the confederation of the United States of America," which was superseded by the constitution. "The great and radical vice in the construction of...contradistinguished from the individuals of whom they consist. Though this ' The expression used by Pufendorf may seem to imply that no change in the form of government...
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Thirty Years' View: Or, A History of the Working of the American ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hart Benton - Transportation - 1854
...head and its members. Mr. B. then read as follows : " The great and radical vice, in the structure of the existing confederation, is in the principle...and as contradistinguished from the individuals of which they consist. Though this principle does not run through all the powers delegated to the Union,...
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Thirty years' view: or, A history of the working of the American government ...

Thomas Hart Benton - United States - 1854
...head and its members. Mr. B. then read as follows : " The great and radical vice, in the structure of the existing confederation, is in the principle...and as contradistinguished from the individuals of which they consist. Though this principle does not run through all the powers delegated to the Union,...
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Republican landmarks: the views and opinons of American statesmen on foreign ...

John Philip Sanderson - 1856
...modification would be of any avail which came short of curing its radical vice, to wit, that of providing ' legislation for States or governments in their corporate...contradistinguished from the individuals of whom they consist.' So long as this principle was retained, the States might be bound together in a league, but there could...
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Republican Landmarks: The Views and Opinions of American Statesmen on ...

John Philip Sanderson - Naturalization - 1856 - 367 pages
...modification would be of any avail which came short of curing its radical vice, to wit, that of providing ' legislation for States or governments in their corporate...contradistinguished from the individuals of whom they consist.' So long as this principle was retained, the States might be bound together in a league, but there could...
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Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: From ..., Volume 7

United States. Congress, Thomas Hart Benton - United States - 1857
...federal head and its members. Mr. B. then read as follows : "The great and radical vice, in the structure of the existing Confederation, is in the principle...and as contradistinguished from the individuals of which they consist. Though this principle does not run through all the powers delegated to the Union,...
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Thirty Years' View: Or, A History of the Working of the American ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hart Benton - United States - 1858 - 739 pages
...head and its members. Mr. B. then read as follows : " The great and radical vice, in the structure of the existing confederation, is in the principle...their corporate or collective capacities, and as contra- ; distinguished from the individuals of which they j consist. Though this principle does not...
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The Danville Quarterly Review, Volume 3

Robert Jefferson Breckinridge - Religion - 1863
...in practice, it is subversive of the order and ends of civil polity."* So, Hamilton declares that " The great and radical vice in the construction of...contradistinguished from the individuals of whom they consist;" and commends the Constitution, because it " incorporates into one plan those ingredients which...
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American Dis-union: Constitutional Or Unconstitutional?: A Reply ..., Volume 2

Charles Edward Rawlins - Secession - 1862 - 228 pages
...would probably terminate in a dissolution of the Union." In the same number, we find these words, " The great and radical vice in the construction of...Confederation is in the principle of legislation for States and Governments, in their corporate and collective capacities, and as contradistinguished from the...
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The Danville Quarterly Review, Volume 3

Robert Jefferson Breckinridge - Presbyterianism - 1863
...Hamilton declares that " The great and radical vice in the construction of the existing Confederation, ic in the principle of legislation for States or governments,...contradistinguished from the individuals of whom they consist;" and commends the Constitution, because it "incorporates into one plan those ingredients which may...
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