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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... "
American Politics (non-partisan) from the Beginning to Date: Embodying a ... - Page 319
by Thomas Valentine Cooper - 1892 - 859 pages
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Calhoun and Popular Rule: The Political Theory of the Disquisition and Discourse

H. Lee Cheek - History - 2004 - 202 pages
...states assumed a parallel status with the general government in terms of delineating delegated power, as "each party has an equal right to judge for itself,...well of infractions, as of the mode and measure of redress."16 The central section of the first set of Kentucky Resolutions responded more directly to...
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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...counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United States, piracies, and felonies committed on the high seas, and offences against the law...
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Who Belongs in America?: Presidents, Rhetoric, and Immigration

Vanessa B. Beasley - Political Science - 2006 - 296 pages
...delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that as in all other cases of compact...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress.'' 9 Jefferson's defense of states' rights would later be used by John C. Calhoun and others to oppose...
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In the Wake of Slavery: Civil War, Civil Rights, and the Reconstruction of ...

Joseph A. Ranney - History - 2006 - 199 pages
...government "was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself . . . but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties...well of infractions, as of the mode and measure of redress."3 The debate continued during the early nineteenth century in response to several unpopular...
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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...
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Powers Reserved for the People and the States: A History of the Ninth and ...

Thomas B. McAffee, Jay S. Bybee, A. Christopher Bryant - Law - 2006 - 290 pages
...do so."76 The Kentucky Resolutions, authored by Thomas Jefferson, made this argument more directly: Resolved, That the Constitution of the United States...counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United States, piracies, and felonies committed on the high seas, and offences against the laws...
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Dred Scott and the Problem of Constitutional Evil

Mark A. Graber - History - 2006
...Constitution interpreted as a classical contract neither affirms nor denies the Jeffersonian claim that, "as in all other cases of compact among parties...judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself."183 The parties to the constitutional bargain may have expected that some combination of national...
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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 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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