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the idea of a federal organization of more or less self-governing units

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Yes, the Federalist Marshall annoyed the Jeffersonian Republicans by insisting that the Federalist William Marbury deserved his commission to be a justice of the peace in the District of Columbia--the main issue of the case--but Marshall added that, contrary to the Judiciary Act of 1789, the Supreme Court lacked jurisdiction to order the Republican secretary of state (later president) James Madison to deliver the commission.
Hamilton must engage his reader by showing that the Federalist cause includes the happiness and security of the common citizen--a claim the anti-Federalists consistently challenged.
Plans for "failure" would leak, implying that federalists expected "yes" would win-and discourage those fighting for "no.
Ukrainian militants began an offensive against federalists in Slaviansk late Tuesday night, according to media.
The federalists do not have widespread support for full autonomy, and often appear to use federalism more for leverage against Tripoli, according to analysts, local officials and diplomats.
Karim Al-Barase, a federalist activist, said federalists were planning to set up a new oil company in the east to handle the region's oil exports transparently.
Henry argued in speech after speech that only a fool would trust the Federalist government, and in mocking the Federalists asked, "What can avail your specious imaginary balances, those rope-dangling chain-rattling ridiculous checks and contrivances?
He sets a good example for how knowledge about the Federalists can be applied to modern political discourse.
escalating their demands for greater federal power, Federalists framed
The system was overturned by the Gaddafi regime and federalists claim the east, which was the cradle of the revolution on February 17 last year that overthrew the former dictator, was neglected under his rule.
Despite this focus on the contest in the House of Representatives between the two Republican candidates, which is reflected in the book's subtitle, Sharp advances a thesis that the election was uniquely bitter and divisive because each of the two major parries--the Federalists and the Republicans--"was organized around the belief that it, and it alone, was the interpreter and translator of the wishes of the fictive sovereign people" (p.
Summary: Federalists in Libya's eastern Cyrenaica region called on Thursday for a boycott of next month's constituent assembly elections, rejecting the transition plan set out by the interim
It had little good to say about the Federalists, who were slipping into oblivion.
Worried over the consequences of the violence of their own Revolution, Federalists were especially appalled when faced with the September 1791 massacres of the French Revolution.
In setting the stage for the Marbury decision, the authors narrate a series of overlapping vignettes that support the book's three major story lines: the transfer of power between Federalists and Republicans following the 1800 election, the key political players and their relationships with one another, and the state of the federal judiciary between the passage of the Judiciary Act of 1789 and the issuance of the Marbury opinion.