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examples—The Shays rebellion-Arguments of those who favor
First, destruction of life and property; then, standing armies, ex-
Danger of these troubles in republics, and the argument thus
factionModes of avoiding this danger-Superiority of a representa-
Foreign nations jealous of our commerce-Need of uniformity of
Internal commerce-Europe not superior to America.
Commerce the best source of wealth, and increases the ability to
No. XIII.-ADVANTAGE OF THE UNION IN RESPECT TO
ECONOMY IN GOVERNMENT
No. XIV.-OBJECTIONS TO THE PROPOSED CONSTITUTION
FROM EXTENT OF TERRITORY ANSWERED .
No. XV.—THE INSUFFICIENCY OF THE PRESENT CONFED-
ERATION TO PRESERVE THE UNION .
No. XXI.-OTHER DEFECTS OF THE PRESENT CONFEDERA-
articles of consumption, and of indirect taxation.
tion never ratified by the people.
GETIC AS THE ONE PROPOSED TO THE PRESERVATION
-Remedies of the Constitution.
Our commerce demands a navy.
Its origin-Not in favor here—The exclusion of military establish-
on this point for Union.
The objection that the new government will require the military
as they go, to be the supreme law of the land.
Cases in which the federal government must use force-Equally
Regulation of militia must be confided to federal government to
Such power necessary to every constitution-Evil effects of want of
Reasons for not restricting federal government in the matter of
revenue-Restraint would lead to inequality of taxation and oppres-
sion-Objections that the interest of the revenue would guard against
an extreme tariff, and that all classes of tax-paying citizens cannot be
represented, considered— Representation in Congress analyzed in re-
gard to taxation-Good effects of mixed representation and the need
of extensive information among representatives.
No. XXXVI.—THE SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED
Representation further considered with reference to taxation—The
federal government able to exercise the power of internal taxation-
Better than the system of requisitions-No danger of conflict between
State and federal authorities in regard to taxation-Minor objections
to power of taxation considered.