An Address Delivered Before the Students of the United States Naval Academy at Newport, June, 1864 (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from An Address Delivered Before the Students of the United States Naval Academy at Newport, June, 1864<br><br>It is worthy of note, in regard to this glorious Preamble, that as the Articles of Confederation had declared the Union shall be perpetua it was only necessary to make that which was decreed to be a perpetual, a more perfect Union, by destroying those powers in the respective State governments which could endanger the Union, and above all, by changing their character of sovereign and indepen dent States. Sovereignty is the supreme ultimate author ity in a country. In our country such authority is in the people of the United States. When they formed the existing Constitution of Government, they con ferred that supreme ultimate authority upon the National Government; making the State govern ments constituent parts of the Government; leaving with them those residuary authorities required to be exercised for local purposes.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com<br><br>This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.