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John C. Calhoun's Remarks in the Senate

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Author: John C. Calhoun
Published: 1833
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,104 / 16 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 42.5
LoC Category: J
Downloads: 785
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icial act directed to be performed in which obedience to the ordinance is involved....

It is next objected that the enforcing acts have legislated the United States out of South Carolina. I have already replied to this objection on another occasion, and will now but repeat what I then said: that they have been legislated out only to the extent that they had no right to enter. The Constitution has admitted the jurisdiction of the United States within the limits of the several States only so far as the delegated powers authorize; beyond that they are intruders, and may rightfully be expelled; and that they have been efficiently expelled by the legislation of the State through her civil process, as has been acknowledged on all sides in the debate, is only a confirmation of the truth of the doctrine for which the majority in Carolina have contended.

The very point at issue between the two parties there is, whether nullification is a peaceful and an efficient remedy against an unconstitutional act of the g

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