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" kept steadily in view was the consolidation of the Union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity, safety, perhaps our national existence. This important consideration, seriously and deeply impressed on our minds, led each state in the convention... "
THE WORKS OF WILLIAM H. SWEARD - Page 255
by GEOURGE E. BAKER - 1884
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To Form A More Perfect Union: A New Economic Interpretation of the United ...

Robert A. McGuire - Business & Economics - 2003 - 416 pages
...view, that which appears to us the greatest interest of every true American, the consolidation of our Union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity,...magnitude, than might have been otherwise expected; and thus the Constitution, which we now present, is the result of a spirit of amity, and of that mutual...
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Journal of the Federal Convention

United States. Constitutional Convention, James Madison - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 805 pages
...difference among the several States, as to their situation, extent, habits, and particular interests. union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity,...led each State in the Convention to be less rigid in points of inferior magnitude, than might have been otherwise expected. And thus the Constitution...
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Gouverneur Morris: An Independent Life

William Howard Adams - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 368 pages
...View that which appears to us the greatest Interest of every true American. The Consolidation of our Union in which is involved our Prosperity Felicity Safety perhaps our national Existence." Above all, the Constitution now presented was, in Morris's best diplomatic gloss, the "Result of a...
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European Constitutionalism Beyond the State

KATHLEEN WEILER - Law - 2003 - 244 pages
...view, that which appears to us the greatest interest of every true American, the consolidation of our Union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity, safety, perhaps our national existence.' In L. Wolf-Phillips (ed.), Constitutions of Modern States: Selected Texts (London: Pall Mall Press,...
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George Washington: The Man of the Age

John P. Kaminski - Presidents - 2004 - 60 pages
...view, that which appears to us the greatest interest of every true American, the consolidation of our Union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity,...magnitude, than might have been otherwise expected; and thus the Constitution, which we now present, is the result of a spirit of amity, and of that mutual...
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A Treatise on International Law and a Short Explanation of the Jurisdiction ...

Daniel Gardner - Law - 1844 - 315 pages
...Constitution agreed on by the Convention, says, that the aim of that body was, " the consolidation of our Union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity, safety, perhaps our national existence." The great end of enlarging the powers of the federal government was to perfect the union of the thirteen...
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One Nation, Indivisible?: A Study of Secession and the Constitution

Robert F. Hawes - Political Science - 2006 - 374 pages
...kept steadily in our view that which appeared to us the greatest interest of every true American - the consolidation of the Union, in which is involved...felicity, safety - perhaps our National existence. 2 Do these examples serve to unravel everything that we have seen thus far in regard to the nature...
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