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" The government of the United States then, though limited in its powers, is supreme; and its laws, when made in pursuance of the Constitution, form the supreme law of the land, 'anything in the constitution or laws of any state to the contrary notwithstanding. "
Henry J. Raymond and the New York Press, for Thirty Years: Progress of ... - Page 462
by Augustus Maverick - 1870 - 501 pages
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Proceedings of the California State Teachers' Institute and Educational ...

California State Teachers' Institute - Education - 1861
...State Rights ' menace the Federal prerogative? Their emphatic answer is : ' This Constitution shall be THE SUPREME LAW OF THE LAND; anything in the Constitution or LAWS OF ANY STATE to the contrary notwithstanding.' " Does the Federal power threaten to overshadow the States,...
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Decisions of Hon. Peleg Sprague, in Admiralty and Maritime Causes ..., Volume 1

Peleg Sprague, Francis Edward Parker - Admiralty - 1861
...the law, but the paramount law in Massachusetts. By the express terms of the Constitution, it is " the supreme law of the land," ..." anything in the constitution or laws of any State to the contrary notwithstanding." The Julia Ann. The whole people of a State, with all the...
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THE CAUSES OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY - 1861
...— " for ourselves and our posterity." It is absolute within its sphere. "This constitution shall be the supreme law of the land, anything in the constitution or laws of a state to the contrary notwithstanding." Of what value, then, is a law of a state declaring its connection...
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The comprehensive history of the southern rebellion and the war for the union

Orville J. Victor - 1862
...Governments certain powers and vested them in one General Government, whose Constitution, lawa, and treaties are the supreme law of the land, anything in the constitution or laws of any State to the contrary notwithstanding ; that we are not thirty-three nations, but one nation, made...
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Pulpit Politics: Or, Ecclesiastical Legislation on Slavery, in Its ...

David Christy - Slavery - 1862 - 624 pages
...them to slavery. They were thenceforth citizens of a higher government, nnder a Constitution that was 'the supreme law of the land,' 'anything in the constitution or laws of the States to the contrary notwithstanding.' If the State governments could enslave citiiens of the...
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The Trial of the Constitution

Sidney George Fisher - Slavery - 1862 - 391 pages
...individuals, and it was declared that the Constitution and the laws made in pursuance thereof, should be the " supreme law of the land, anything in the constitution or laws of any State to the contrary notwithstanding." For all purposes, therefore, within the jurisdiction of...
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A Brief Enquiry Into the True Nature and Character of Our Federal Government ...

Abel Parker Upshur - Constitutional history - 1863 - 150 pages
...province of the federal judiciary to interpret the Federal Constitution. And as that Constitution, and all laws made in pursuance thereof, are the supreme law of the land, anything in the laws or constitution of any State to the contrary notwithstanding, therefore, the interpretations of...
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The American Annual Cyclopędia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863
...Union, than the Government of the Union can absolve them from allegiance to the State. The Constitution of the United States, and the laws made in pursuance thereof, are the snpreme law of the land, paramount to all legislation of the States, whether made under the Constitution,...
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The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favor of the ..., Volume 1

Henry Barton Dawson - Constitutional law - 1863 - 615 pages
...the " United States made in pursuance thereof, and the " treaties made by their authority, shall be the supreme " law of the land ; anything in the constitution or laws " of any State to the contrary notwithstanding." These two clauses have been the source of much virulent...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 37

Oliver Lorenzo Barbour - Law reports, digests, etc - 1863
...the constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the land. For the constitution and " all laws made in pursuance thereof" are the supreme law of the land. Now, the very question we have to determine in this case is, whether the law exempting stocks, bonds,...
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