The Commercial Power Of Congress, Considered In The Light Of Its Origin; The Origin, Development, And Contemporary Interpretation Of The Commerce Clau by David Walter BrownThe Commercial Power Of Congress, Considered In The Light Of Its Origin; The Origin, Development, And Contemporary Interpretation Of The Commerce Clau by David Walter Brown

The Commercial Power Of Congress, Considered In The Light Of Its Origin; The Origin, Development…

byDavid Walter Brown

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... regulations of foreign commerce only, they enlarge, through the force of circumstances, to include the regulation also of interstate commerce, and the terms of the successive propositions exclude the inference that the power to regulate interstate was narrower than the power to regulate foreign commerce. The history of the times and these successive proposals show that before the Constitutional Convention assembled the conviction had become widespread throughout the country, that Congress must be vested with complete power of regulating the several branches of trade. The provision in the Federal Constitution simply embodied this conviction in the framework of the government, and by its omission of any limitation upon the power to regulate commerce between the States followed the wishes of the country. CHAPTER IX THE CONSTITUTION BEFORE THE COUNTRY AND IN THE STATE CONVENTIONS--SCOPE ASSIGNED BY CONTEMPORARY OPINION TO THE COMMERCIAL POWER OF CONGRESS AS soon as the text of the Constitution became public a vehement controversy arose over its merits and demerits, which continued through the debates in the conventions of the several States to which it was referred for adoption or rejection. The discussion in these conventions and the controversial literature of that period inform us clearly of the opinion then entertained concerning the scope of the powers vested in Congress, and particularly of its authority over commerce. The attitude of the State conventions toward the Constitution indicates that a different alignment of States had occurred from that which existed in the early days of the Philadelphia assembly. For, whereas, in the latter the smaller States were opposed to the radical change in the system of government effected by the...
Title:The Commercial Power Of Congress, Considered In The Light Of Its Origin; The Origin, Development…Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217756115

ISBN - 13:9780217756112

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