The Federalist and Other Contemporary Papers on the Constitution of the United States

Scott, Foresman and Company, 1894 - 945 páginas

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Concerning the difficulties which the Convention must have experienced in the formation of a proper planMadison
The subject continued and the incoherence of the objections to the plan exposedMadison
an objec tion in respect to the powers of the Convention examined Madison
The same objection further examined Madison
General view of the powers proposed to be vested in the Union Madison
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A further discussion of the supposed danger from the powers of the Union to the State GovernmentsMadison
The subject of the last paper resumed with an examination of the comparative means of influence of the Federal and State governmentsMadison
The meaning of the maxim which requires a separation of the departments of power examined and ascertained Madison
The same subject continued with a view to the means of giving efficacy in practice to that maximMadison
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Página 484 - And the LORD said unto Satan, Whence comest thou? Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it.
Página 791 - Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body;" is it therefore not of the body? And if the ear shall say, " Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body;" is it therefore not of the body?
Página 276 - An elective despotism was not the government we fought for, but one which should not only be founded on free principles, but in which the powers of government should be so divided and balanced among several bodies of magistracy as that no one could transcend their legal limits without being effectually checked and restrained by the others.
Página 52 - There are again two methods of removing the causes of faction: The one, by destroying the liberty which is essential to its existence; the other, by giving to every citizen the same opinions, the same passions, and the same interests.
Página 269 - that the legislative, executive, and judiciary departments shall be separate and distinct; so that neither exercise the powers properly belonging to the other; nor shall any person exercise the powers of more than one of them at the same time, except that the justices of county courts shall be eligible to either House of Assembly.
Página 580 - In all our deliberations on this subject we kept steadily in our 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.
Página 287 - In republican government, the legislative authority necessarily predominates. The remedy for this inconveniency is to divide the legislature into different branches ; and to render them, by different modes of election and different principles of action, as little connected with each other as the nature of their common functions and their common dependence on the society will admit.
Página 288 - In a free government, the security for civil rights must be the same as that for religious rights. It consists in the one case in the multiplicity of interests, and in the other, in the multiplicity of sects.
Página 285 - The only answer that can be given is, that as all these exterior provisions are found to be inadequate, the defect must be supplied, by so contriving the interior structure of the Government as that its several constituent parts may, by their mutual relations, be the means of keeping each other in their proper places.
Página 416 - ... nothing can contribute so much to its firmness and independence as permanency in office, this quality may therefore be justly regarded as an indispensable ingredient in its Constitution; and, in a great measure, as the Citadel of the public justice and the public security. "The complete independence of the courts of justice is peculiarly essential in a limited constitution.

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