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E. "the want of a power to regulate commerce," No. XXII. 139
a. it operates as a bar to the formation of commercial treaties, 139
b. it has given occasion for dissatisfaction between the States, 139
F. the raising of troops by quotas, 140
a. it produces great expense in raising troops, 140
b. it is not conducive to a vigorous system of defence, 140
c. it is unequal in the burden it imposes on the several States, 141
G. the right of equal suffrage among the States, in the Congress, 141
a. arising from the inequality of weight among the States, 142
a. objection that sovereigns are equal, answered, 142
b. objection that "a majority of the States will be a majority of confederated America," answered, 142
c. objection that two thirds of the States, in approval, are necessary to the most important acts, 142
A. the mischief which is incident to the last-named rule, 143
B. the danger from foreign corruption which it imposes, 144
a. republics particularly exposed to this evil, 145
b. instances when this evil has prevailed, 146
i. the deputies of the United Provinces, 146
ii. the authorities in Sweden, 146
H. "the want of a judiciary power," 146
a. to expound and define the true meaning and operation of the laws, 146
b. to ascertain the true import of treaties with foreign nations, 146
c. to secure uniformity in the decision of the judges, 147
I. "the organization of Congress utterly improper for the exercise of those powers which are necessary to a Fœderal Union, 148
J. the existing Fœderal system never had a ratification by the People, 149
IV. "THE NECESSITY OF A GOVERNMENT AT LEAST EQUALLY ENERGETIC WITH THE ONE PROPOSED, TO THE ATTAINMENT OF THIS OBJECT" [the preservation of the Union], XXIII. 150
1. concerning "the objects to be provided for by the Fœderal government," 150
A. "the common defence of the members," 150
a. "the authorities essential to the care of the common defence," 150
a. "to raise armies," 150
b. "to build and equip fleets," 150
c. "to prescribe rules for the government of both" the armies and the fleets, 150
d. "to direct their operations," 150
e. "to provide for their support," 150