The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 2 of 4 - American Anti-Slavery Society

The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 2 of 4

By American Anti-Slavery Society

  • Release Date: 2004-02-25
  • Genre: Politics & Current Events


This is a political book. A civilized community presupposes a government of law. If that government be a republic, its citizens are the sole sources, as well as the subjects of its power. Its constitution is their bill of directions to their own agents—­a grant authorizing the exercise of certain powers, and prohibiting that of others. In the Constitution of the United States, whatever else may be obscure, the clause granting.