Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in entry federal-union-the-john-fiske of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:
...n citizen lives under two governments, the functions of which are clearly and intelligibly distinct.
To insure the stability of the federal union thus formed, the Constitution created a system of United States courts extending throughout the States, empowered to define the boundaries of federal authority, and to enforce its decisions by federal power.
This omnipresent federal judiciary was undoubtedly t...
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