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ass that there was the such word as nationalism in the political vocabulary of the United States. It was foisted into it by men who intended thereby to impress upon the public mind certain political principles at variance with the true republican, State-rights theory of the Government, which was not national, but federal, as designed by its framers in the Federal Constitution. In support of this position, the secret journals of the Convention that framed the Constitution, and Madison's and Yates' notes of the secret debates therein, afford the most abundant evidence. Notwithstanding Congress recommended the formation of a national government by the States, each of the States rejected a national government, and instructed their delegates to form a federal government.--Edmund Randolph introduced fifteen resolutions, each and all proposing to form a national government, by which, Mr. Randolph said he meant a strong consolidated Union, in which the idea of States would be nearly annihi