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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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Lectures on the Growth and Development of the United States, Volume 4

Edwin Wiley - United States - 1915
...those gentlemen ; but, sir, give me leave to demand, what right had they to say, '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 this compact, it must be one great consolidated...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1864 - 37 pages
...Constitution]; but, Sir, give me leave to demand, What right had they to say, We, the people 1 My poli tical curiosity, exclusive of my anxious solicitude for...public welfare, leads me to ask, Who authorized them to say, We, tlie people, instead of We, the States t States are the characteristics and the soul of a...
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What the Anti-Federalists Were For: The Political Thought of the Opponents ...

Herbert J. Storing - Law - 2008 - 120 pages
...thundered over the Virginia convention sitting in Richmond: [W]hat right had they to say. We, the People"? My political curiosity, exclusive of my anxious solicitude for the public welfare, leads me to ask, who authorised them to speak the language of, We, the People, instead of We, the States! States are the...
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Critical Theory and Public Life

John Forester - Philosophy - 1987 - 337 pages
...right had they to say, We, the people? My political curiosity, exclusive of my anxious solicitude for public welfare, leads me to ask: who authorized them...the language of We, the people, instead of, We, the states?"26 Ultimately this inversion of the republican ideal of federalism into a unit of liberal pluralism...
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Liberty, Property, and Government: Constitutional Interpretation Before the ...

Ellen Frankel Paul, Howard Dickman - Law - 1989 - 303 pages
...ratification of the Constitution in the Virginia debates: [Wjhat right had they to say, 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 this compact, it must be one great consolidated...
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The Great Rights of Mankind: A History of the American Bill of Rights

Bernard Schwartz - History - 1992 - 303 pages
...after Henry opened the case for the opposition on June 4 with his famous attack upon the Constitution: "Who authorized them to speak the language of, We, the people, instead of We, the states?" 39 Randolph led the answer for the Federalists. Randolph's desertion led the Antifederalists to assert...
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Writing and Postcolonialism in the Early Republic

Edward Watts, E. Watts - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 225 pages
...essentially an act of misrepresentation and appropriation: "What right had they to say, We, the people? My political curiosity, exclusive of my anxious solicitude...authorized them to speak the language of We, the people?" (122). Even though the ratifying convention had been specifically elected for that purpose, Henry objects...
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Limiting Government: An Introduction to Constitutionalism

Andr s Sają - Political Science - 1999 - 292 pages
...right to ask at the ratifying convention in Virginia: "What right had they to say, We, the people: .. .Who authorized them to speak the language of, We, the people, instead of We, the states': .. .The people gave them no power to use their name."20 In all likelihood the American framing process...
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Approaches to Global Governance Theory

Martin Hewson, Timothy J. Sinclair - Political Science - 1999 - 312 pages
...an American, I am a Virginian," and complained that the authors of the Constitution had no authority "to speak the language of 'we the people' instead of 'we the states'." Justice John Paul Stevens, for the majority in the term-limits case, pointed out that the Preamble...
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Power Versus Liberty: Madison, Hamilton, Wilson, and Jefferson

James H. Read - Political Science - 2000 - 201 pages
...Constitution, "We the people of the United States," as did Patrick Henry in Virginia: "Who authorised them to speak the language of, We, the People, instead of We, the States?" "Brutus" of New York argued that the interests of the various states are too diverse to allow them...
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