A History and Analysis of the Constitution of the United States; With a Full Account of the Confederations Which Preceded It; Of the Debates and Acts of the Convention Which Formed It; Of the Judicial Decisions Which Have Volume 50,

A History and Analysis of the Constitution of the United States; With a Full Account of the Confederations Which Preceded It; Of the Debates and Acts of the Convention Which Formed It; Of the Judicial Decisions Which Have Volume 50,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in pursuance thereof, and all treaties made, or which shall be made, under the authority of the United States, shall be the supreme law of the land; and the judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any thing in the Constitution or laws of any State to the contrary notwithstanding. Articles of Confederation.--" Every State shall abide by the determinations of the United States in Congress assembled, on all questions which, by this confederation, are submitted to them. And the articles of this confederation shall be inviolably observed by every State, and the Union shall be perpetual." Mr. PArr1ms0N's PLAN.--" That all acts of the United States in Congress, made by virtue and in pursuance of the powers hereby, and by the Articles of Confederation vested in them, and all treaties made and ratified under the authority of the United States, shall be the supreme law of the respective States, so far forth as those acts or treaties shall relate to the said States or their citizens; and that the judiciary of the several States shall be bound thereby in their decisions, any thing in the respective laws of the individual States to the contrary notwithstanding." The clause in Mr. Randolph's resolutions, giving Congress power "to negative all laws passed by the several States contravening, in the opinion of the national legislature, the articles of union or any treaty subsisting under the authority of the Union; and to call forth the force of the Union against any member of the Union failing to fulfil its duty under the articles thereof," being under consideration, --Mr. LUTHER MARTIN moved as a substitute, the above clause of Mr. Patterson's...show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123682704X
  • 9781236827043