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Power to Borrow Money and Regulate Commerce – By Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 15,  POWER TO BORROW MONEY AND REGULATE COMMERCE Sec....

Powers of Congress: Taxes – by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 14,  POWERS OF CONGRESS: TAXES § 902. WE have...

Self-Government in Massachusetts – Bancroft

HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES BY GEORGE BANCROFT Volume 1, Part 1 Chapter 14 — Self-Government in Massachusetts THE concession of the Massachusetts charter seemed to the...

Federalist Papers, No. 23, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One Proposed to the Preservation of the Union Tuesday, December 18, 1787 THE...

New England’s Plantation – Bancroft

HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES BY GEORGE BANCROFT Volume 1, Part 1 Chapter 13 — New England's Plantation WHILE the king was engaged in the overthrow of...

After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. [Alexander Hamilton], Letter...

The Self-Educated American, Founders Corner Library: Major Works, Americanist Classics Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774  After the New York Ratifying Convention...

Mode of Passing Laws; President’s Negative

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 13,  MODE OF PASSING LAWS; PRESIDENT'S NEGATIVE § 870....

Privileges and Powers of Both Houses of Congress – Justice Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 12,  PRIVILEGES AND POWERS OF BOTH HOUSES OF...

Elections and Meetings of Congress, by Justice Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 11,  ELECTIONS AND MEETINGS OF CONGRESS § 812. THE...

The Senate, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 10,  THE SENATE § 688. The third section of...

House of Representatives – by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 9, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES § 570. THE second section...

The Legislature – by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 8,  THE LEGISLATURE § 544. THE first article...

Distribution of Powers – by Justice Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 7,  DISTRIBUTION OF POWERS § 517. IN surveying the...

John Locke: Of Political Power

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Second Treatise of Government, by John Locke (1690) Chapter 1: Of Political Power 1. It having been shown in the foregoing...

The Preamble

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 6, THE PREAMBLE § 457. Having disposed of these...

Rules of Interpretation

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 5,  RULES OF INTERPRETATION § 397. IN our future commentaries...

Who is Final Judge or Interpreter in Constitutional Controversies? – by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 4,  WHO IS FINAL JUDGE OR INTERPRETER IN CONSTITUTIONAL...

Nature of the Constitution: Whether a Compact – Joseph Story’s Commentaries on the Constitution

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 3, NATURE OF THE CONSTITUTION - WHETHER A...

Objections to the Constitution – Justice Joseph Story’s Commentaries

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 2, OBJECTIONS TO THE CONSTITUTION § 281. LET it...

Origin and Adoption of the Constitution – Justice Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 1,  ORIGIN & ADOPTION OF THE CONSTITUTION § 272. IN...