to render the Foederal
Constitution adequate to the Exigencies of the
Exposed to the depredations of the Indians, and suffering under many other inconveniences from being a frontier state, it was the policy of Georgia at an early period to adopt the foederal
Government--And we not only find her among the foremost, but Unanimous in acceeding to the Confederation anticipating those advantages which would naturally be derived from an efficient General Government.
78) Abraham Baldwin of Georgia described the Convention as unanimous in believing that a federal government "should comprehend all Things of common foederal
Resolved, That a state cannot, under the constitution of the United States, be made a defendant at the suit of any individual or individuals, and that the decision of the Supreme Foederal
Court, that a state may be placed in that situation, is incompatible with, and dangerous to the sovereignty and independence of the individual states, as the same tends to a general consolidation of these confederated republics.
Richmond), April 23, 1788, reprinted in 9 DOCUMENTARY HISTORY, infra note 344, at 753, 754 (stating that under the Constitution, debtors "can no longer hope for paper money"); Commentary, The Protest of the Minority, Who Objected to Calling a Convention, for the Purpose of Adopting the Foederal
27, 1788, reprinted in 1 THE DEBATE ON THE CONSTITUTION, supra note 181, at 371, 371 ("In no case but where the Union is in some measure concerned, are the Foederal
Courts to have any jurisdiction.
there has never existed any foederal
system of jurisprudence, to which
18, 1787), reprinted in 2 The Complete Antifederalist at 363, 366 (cited in note 42) ("When the foederal