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" My political curiosity, exclusive of my anxious solicitude for the public welfare, leads me to ask, who authorized them to speak the language of, " We, the People," instead of We, the States? States are the characteristics, and the soul of a confederation.... "
Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Alabama State Bar Association - Page 80
by Alabama State Bar Association - 1903
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John Marshall: Life, Character and Judicial Services as Portrayed ..., Volume 1

John Forrest Dillon - Judges - 1903
...speaking of the framers of the Constitution : " Who authorized them to speak the language of 'We, tJie people? instead of 'We, the States?' States are the characteristics and the soul of a confederation. If the States be not the agents of this compact, it must be one great, consolidated,...
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The United States of America: 1783-1830

Edwin Erle Sparks - United States - 1904
...Government. ' ' Give me leave to inquire," said Patrick Henry, in the Virginia Convention, "who authorised them to speak the language of 'We, the people,' instead...' ? States are the characteristics and the soul of a confederation." "I stumble at the threshold," said Samuel Adams, on first reading the document. "I...
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The United States of America: 1783-1830

Edwin Erle Sparks - United States - 1904
...Government. ' ' Give me leave to inquire," said Patrick Henry, in the Virginia Convention, "who authorised them to speak the language of 'We, the people,' instead...'? States are the characteristics and the soul of a confederation. " "I stumble at the threshold, ' ' said Samuel Adams, on first reading the document....
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The American Nation: The confederation and the Constitution, 1783-1789

Albert Bushnell Hart - Constitutional history - 1905 - 348 pages
...have a reason for his conduct." "What right," he exclaimed, "had they to say, We, the people? . . . Who authorized them to speak the language of, We, the people, instead of, We, the states?" He declared that the Constitution established a consolidated government, and that the sovereignty of...
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The Confederation and the Constitution, 1783-1789

Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin - Constitutional history - 1905 - 348 pages
...Mujurlty [ | Efcnly Olrldcd i '... ft CO . right," he exclaimed, "had they to say, We, the people? . . . Who authorized them to speak the language of, We, the people, instead of, We, the states?" He declared that the Constitution established a consolidated government, and that the sovereignty of...
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The History of North America, Volume 15

Guy Carleton Lee, Francis Newton Thorpe - Indians of North America - 1906
...up frequently. Patrick Henry, in the Virginia Convention, June 4, 1788, declared: '''We the People'? My political curiosity, exclusive of my anxious solicitude...States? States are the characteristics and the soul of a confederation. If the States be not the agents of the compact, it must be one great consolidated...
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Addresses

Le Baron Bradford Colt - Law - 1906 - 155 pages
...who exclaimed in the Virginia Convention of 1788, when speaking of the framers of the Constitution: "Who authorized them to speak the language of ' We,...' ? States are the characteristics and the soul of a confederation. If the States be not the agents of this compact, it must be one great, consolidated,...
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The Civil War: The National View

Francis Newton Thorpe - United States - 1906 - 535 pages
...up frequently. Patrick Henry, in the Virginia Convention, June 4, 1788, declared: "'We the People'? My political curiosity, exclusive of my anxious solicitude for the public welfare, leads me to ask, who 172 authorized them to speak the language of, 'We the People,' instead of We the States? States are...
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A Source History of the United States: From Discovery (1492) to End of ...

Howard Walter Caldwell, Clark Edmund Persinger - United States - 1909 - 484 pages
...they to say, ' We, the People '? . . . Who 20. PL Ford, Writings of Jefferson, IV, 474-476. authorizes them to speak the language of We, the People, instead...We, the States? States are the characteristics and soul of confederation. If the States be not agents of this compact, it must be one great, consolidated,...
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American History

James Alton James, Albert Hart Sanford - United States - 1909 - 565 pages
...had notable leaders. "What right," exclaimed Patrick Henry, "had they to say, We the people? . . . Who authorized them to speak the language of We the people, instead of, We the States?" He was seconded in his opposition by Mason and Richard Henry Lee. But the influence of Washington,...
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