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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 124
by William Howard Taft - 1913 - 283 pages
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Roots of the Republic: American Founding Documents Interpreted, Issue 2

Stephen L. Schechter, Richard B. Bernstein, Donald S. Lutz, New York State Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution - History - 1990 - 464 pages
...be amended otherwise than by an alteration in the first principles and main pillars of the fabric. The great and radical vice in the construction of...contradistinguished from the INDIVIDUALS of whom they consist. Though this principle does not run through all the powers delegated to the Union; yet it pervades and...
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One United People: The Federalist Papers and the National Idea

Edward Millican - History
...all blamed on "defects in the scheme of our Foederal Government." One of these defects stands out: "The great and radical vice in the construction of...governments, in their corporate or collective capacities ... as contradistinguished from the individuals of whom they consist." Because of this fatal flaw,...
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The New American Political System

Anthony King - Political Science - 1990 - 348 pages
...Alexander Hamilton described the "great and radical vice" of the Articles of Confederation as being "in the principle of LEGISLATION for STATES or GOVERNMENTS, in their CORPORATE or COLLECTIVE CAPACITIES as contradistinguished from the INDIVIDUALS of whom they consist."2 Today federalism is highly topical...
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The Constitution and the American Presidency

Martin L. Fausold, Alan Shank - Political Science - 1991 - 323 pages
...name and responsibility, but not in structure and power. In short, it was not a government at all. "The great and radical vice in the construction of the existing Confederation," said Hamilton, "is in the principle of legislation for states or governments, in their corporate or...
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Through Darkness Into Light: Endless Cycles of the Divine Plan

Gyeorgos C. Hatonn, Dharma - 1992 - 233 pages
..."more perfect", let's go back to the original set-up. Federalist paper #15 proves my above statements. "The great and radical vice in the construction of...LEGISLATION for STATES or GOVERNMENTS, in their CORPORATE or COLLECTED CAPACITIES, and as contradistinguished from the INDIVIDUALS of whom they consist. Though...
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Federal Union, Modern World: The Law of Nations in an Age of Revolutions ...

Peter S. Onuf, Nicholas Greenwood Onuf - History - 1993 - 224 pages
...and all levels of political association (Political Theory, 36-41; Meaning, 87-89). Hamilton wrote, "the great and radical vice in the construction of the existing Confederation is the principle of LEGISLATION for STATES or GOVERNMENTS, in their CORPORATE or COLLECTIVE CAPACITIES,...
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Grassroots Tyranny: The Limits of Federalism

Clint Bolick - Political Science - 1993 - 195 pages
...enacted protectionist laws that impeded freedom of commerce among individuals in different states.7 "The great and radical vice in the construction of the existing Confederation," charged Alexander Hamilton, "is in the principle Jlbid. 'David A. Logan, "Judicial Federalism in the...
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Political Thought in the United States: A Documentary History

Lyman Tower Sargent - Political Science - 1997 - 428 pages
...argues that the Articles of Confederation are too weak. (^Alexander Hamilton The Federalist No. 15 The great and radical vice in the construction of...contradistinguished from the individuals of whom they consist. Though this principle does not run through all the powers delegated to the Union; yet it pervades and...
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NATO Enlargement: Illusions and Reality

Ted Galen Carpenter - History - 1998 - 283 pages
...from the Articles of Confederation to the Constitution, from "between the states" to "we the people." "The great and radical vice in the construction of...contradistinguished from the INDIVIDUALS of whom they consist," Alexander Hamilton stressed in Federalist no. 15. In Federalist no. 20, he and Madison added, "A legislation...
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The Essential Federalist: A New Reading of the Federalist Papers

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Quentin P. Taylor, John Jay - History - 1998 - 183 pages
...act of your Convention, and it is that act on which you are now to deliberate and decide. (No. 14) THE GREAT AND RADICAL vice in the construction of...of LEGISLATION for STATES or GOVERNMENTS in their CORPORTATE OR COLLECTIVE CAPACITIES, and as contradistinguished from the INDIVIDUALS of which they...
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