The Constitution of the United States Defined and Carefully Annotated

The Constitution of the United States Defined and Carefully Annotated

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...when this word was usod in the Constitution. (The State of Tennessee v. Ambrose, 1 Meigs, 331.) Bates on Citizenship, 21. The meaning of the language is that no privilege by, or immunity Construe the allowed to the most favored class of citizens in said State shall be language? withheld from a citizen of any othor State. (Tennessee v. Ambrose, 1 Meigs, 331.) Bates on Citizenship. Either a free negro is not a citizen in the sense of the Constitution, or, if a citizen, he is entitled to all the privileges and immunities of the most favored class of citizens. But this latter consequence will be contended for by no one. It must then follow that they are not How does the Constitution speak of citizens? 221. 274. What was the intention of the guaranty? Is Scott v. Sandford law? G. 274. 13. citizens. (Tennessee v. Ambrose. 1 Meigs, 331.) Bates on Citizenship. But the Constitution speaks of citizens only, without any reference to their rank, grade, or class, or to the number or magnitude of their rights and immunities--citizens simply, without an adjective to qualify their rights. Id. Scott v. Sandford, 19 How. 393, reviewed. Id. 24. It is shown that it only determines that persons of African descent, whose ancestors were of pure African blood, who have been brought to this country and sold, are not citizens of Missouri in the sense in which that word is used in the Constitution. Bates on Citizenship. Indeed the exclusive right of the State of Missouri to determine and regulate the status of persons within her territory was the only point in judgment in the Dred Scott case, and all beyond this was obiter. (Ex parte Simmons, 4 Wash. C. C. B. 396; Groves v. Slaughter, 15 Pet. 508; Strader v. Graham, 10 How. 92.) Lemmon v. The People, 20 N. Y. (6 Smith), ..show more

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  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 390g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236521331
  • 9781236521330