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a. double sets of revenue officers, No. XXXIV. 228
b. "duplication of the popular burdens by double taxations," 229
c. "the frightful forms of odious and oppressive poll-taxes," 229
2. in "the power of regulating the militia, and of commanding its services in times of insurrection and invasion," XXXV. 231
A. uniformity in its organization and discipline is desirable, 231
B. that uniformity is attainable only by confiding the regulation of the militia to the Fœderal authorities, 231
C. the weakness of those who oppose the delegation of this authority to the Fœderal authorities, 232
D. objection, that no provision has been made for calling out the posse comitatus, to assist the Fœderal magistrate, considered, 232
E. objection, that danger may be apprehended from the delegation of such an authority, considered, 233
a. the project for a militia establishment which "Publius" approved, 233
b. the necessity for a military establishment would, thereby, be diminished, 235
c. the pretence of danger from a disciplined militia ridiculed, 235
d. the authority absolutely retained by the States, to appoint the officers of the militia, a sufficient safeguard, 235
F. objection, based on the authority to order the militia into distant States, considered, 236
V. "THE CONFORMITY OF THE PROPOSED CONSTITUTION TO THE TRUE PRINCIPLES OF REPUBLICAN GOVERNMENT," XXXVI. 238
1. introductory remarks, 238
A. difficulty of investigating public measures with moderation and candor, 239
B. the manner in which the proposed Constitution has been discussed, considered, 239
a. the predetermined friend of the new system may be upright, 240
b the predetermined opponent "cannot be upright and must be culpable," 240
C. The Fœderalist not addressed either to predetermined enemies or friends of the measure, but to those who desire the happiness of their country, 240
D. in considering the plan allowances must be made for the difficulties, inherent in the very nature of the undertaking, which the Convention experienced, 240
a. the novelty of the undertaking, 240
b. the difficulty of "combining the requisite stability and en-