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Constitution was formed being power, security and respectability without, and peace, tranquillity and harmony within.
Mr. Calhoun, in early political life, stated clearly our dual system.
The American Union is a democratic federal republic—a politquish its own claims, or to look for protection against danger to the quarter from which only it could possibly come. (1 Calhoun, 237.) Every sovereignty is the judge alone of its own compacts and agreements.
Each State must have the right to intery exceeds the number to which the power of State legislation does not extend.
(Federalist, No. 14; Mich.
Lect., 244; 1 Calhoun, 197, 204, 214-15.) If the Union be indissoluble, with equal or greater propriety we may affirm that the States are equahe Constitution, and the greater the tendency, accompanied by increase of ability, to unite for sectional domination. (1 Calhoun, 241,
371.) The tariff system, framed in the interests and at the dictation of classes and persons that contribute li