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" That the government created by this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that, as in all... "
A Vindication of the Recent and Prevailing Policy of the State of Georgia ... - Page 53
by Augustin Smith Clayton - 1827 - 82 pages
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The Spirit of American Government

J. Allen Smith - Political Science - 2006 - 420 pages
...discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers ; but that as in all other cases of coinpact among parties having no common judge, each party has...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress," The Kentucky resolutions of 1799 go one step farther and give definite expression to the doctrine of nullification....
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A History of the People of the United St

John Bach McMaster - History - 2006 - 660 pages
...measure of its powers ; but that, as in all other eases of compacts among powers having no common ludge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress. f Amendments, Article L law." Imprisonment of a person, under the protection of the laws of Kentucky,...
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The Essential Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson, Jean M. Yarbrough - Presidents - 1963 - 328 pages
...powers; but that, as in all other cases of compact among powers having no common judge, each part}' has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress. 2. Resolved, That the Constitution of the United States, having delegated to Congress a power to punish...
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The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution

Kevin Gutzman - History - 2007 - 258 pages
..."since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but ... as in all other cases of compact among parties having...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress." When it came right down to it, the states, which had created the federal government, still bore ultimate...
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Thomas Jefferson and Executive Power

Jeremy D. Bailey - Political Science - 2007
...outlined a program for nullification.116 As Jefferson put it, because the Constitution is a "compact," "each party has an equal right to judge for itself,...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress," and when the national government "assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and...
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Exploring American History: From Colonial Times to 1877

Tom Lansford, Thomas E. Woods - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 1232 pages
...the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that, as in all other cases of compact among powers having no common judge, each party has an equal right...infractions as of the mode and ;- measure of redress. KENTUCKY RESOLUTIONS, RESOLUTION 1 (1798) VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY RESOLUTIONS their respective states,...
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