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" That the several states who"' -'formed that instrument being sovereign and independent, have the unquestionable right to judge of the infraction; and, That a Nullification by those sovereignties, of all unauthorized acts done under color of that instrument... "
Great Debates in American History: State rights (1798-1861); slavery (1858-1861) - Page 68
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Studies in American History: A Survey of American History Source Extracts

Howard Walter Caldwell - United States - 1898 - 268 pages
...independent, have the unquestionable right to judge of Its infractions; and that a positive defiance of those sovereignties of all unauthorized acts done...under color of that instrument is the rightful remedy. — Cited in Tyler's Life of Taney, p. 307. But let us listen to Lincoln to hear what he has to say...
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The World's Great Classics: Orations of American orators

Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne - Literature - 1899
...instrument, being sovereign and independent, have the unquestionable right to judge of its infraction, and that a nullification, by those sovereignties,...color of that instrument, is the rightful remedy." Time and experience confirmed Mr. Jefferson's opinion on this all- important point. In the year 1821,...
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Orations of American Orators: Including Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 2

Orators - 1899 - 542 pages
...instrument, being sovereign and independent, have the unquestionable right to judge of its infraction, and that a nullification, by those sovereignties,...color of that instrument, is the rightful remedy." Time and experience confirmed Mr. Jefferson's opinion on this all-important point. In the year 1821,...
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Andrew Jackson

William Graham Sumner - Presidents - 1899 - 520 pages
...responded to these resolutions, and in 1799 Kentucky passed a resolution in which occurs this statement : " A nullification by those sovereignties of all unauthorized acts done under color of that instrument [the Constitution] is the rightful remedy." Madison's Virginia resolutions do not contain nullification...
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A Survey of American History: Source Extracts, Volume 1

Howard Walter Caldwell - United States - 1900 - 656 pages
...independ <nt, have the unquestionable right to Judge of its infractions; and that a positive defiance of those sovereignties of all unauthorized acts done...under color of that instrument is the rightful remedy. — Cited in Tyler's Life 3f Taney, p. 307. But let us listen to Lincoln to hear what he has to say...
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Harper's Encyclopędia of United States History: From 458 A.D. to 1902, Volume 5

Benson John Lossing, John Fiske, Woodrow Wilson - United States - 1901 - 516 pages
...independent, have the unquestionable right to judge of the infraction; and, that a nullification of those sovereignties of all unauthorized acts done...color of that instrument is the rightful remedy." Remonstrances at once poured in on Congress from every quarter, but the Federalists were so strong...
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A History of the American People

Francis Newton Thorpe - United States - 1901 - 668 pages
...independent, have the unquestionable right to judge of the infraction ; and that a nullification by these sovereignties of all unauthorized acts done under color of that instrument is the rightful remedy." Here were two doctrines of vital importance to the people of the United States: that the states are...
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General McClellan

Peter Smith Michie - 1901 - 542 pages
...independent, have the unquestioned right to judge of the infraction ; and that a nullification by these sovereignties, of all unauthorized acts done under...color of that instrument, is the rightful remedy." The false principles embodied in these resolutions were now first distinctly formulated, and ever after...
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The Constitutional History of the United States, by Francis Newton Thorpe ...

Francis Newton Thorpe - Constitutional history - 1901 - 718 pages
...therefore, had the unquestionable right to judge of its infraction, the rightful remedy of which was "a nullification by those sovereignties of all unauthorized acts done under color of that instrument." Thus, according to these resolutions, a State was a sovereign power, but the general government was...
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THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

FRANCIS NEWTON THORPE - 1901 - 860 pages
...therefore, had the unquestionable right to judge of its infraction, the rightful remedy of which was "a nullification by those sovereignties of all unauthorized acts done under color of that instrument." Thus, according to these resolutions, a State was a sovereign power, but the general government was...
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