1787 bearing the title "for the purpose of revising the foederal
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....
Resolved that such a power however it might have been contemplated by some was not generally conceived by the representatives of this State in the Convention which adopted the Foederal
Constitution as a power to be vested in the Judiciary of the General Government and that this General Assembly view the same as derogatory of the reserved rights and sovereignty of this State.
(324.) CIVIS, AN ADDRESS TO THE FREEMEN OF SOUTH CAROLINA, ON THE SUBJECT OF THE FOEDERAL
CONSTITUTION, PROPOSED BY THE CONVENTION, WHICH MET IN PHILADELPHIA (1787), reprinted in 16 DOCUMENTARY HISTORY, infra note 344, at 21, 23.
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."); A.B., HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Jan.
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
[sic.] government begins to exercise the right of taxation in all its parts, the legislatures of the several states will find it impossible to raise monies to support their governments.").
the organization of the foederal
government," the legislature
Is an indefinite power to raise money dangerous in the hands of a foederal