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Separation 01 governmental pow-
ers, 108 sq.; why established,
III sqf.

Septennial Act J39

Seven Years' War, result of, in
America, i

Seward, Secretary, 181, 303

Sherman, Roger, idea of Federal
Executive 94, 98

Sidgwick, Elements of PoUUcs, 50

Sidney, Algernon, opposes abso-
lutism, 15

Slaughterhouse Cases, 355, 356

Social compact, theoxy of, 19 sq.

Sovereignty, in Federal govern-
ment, 63, 64; 76; distinguished
f romsupremacy, 7 1 ; nature of, 72

Speciaior, London, 98; on the
American Presidents 109 sq.

Speaker, of House ot Represen-
tatives, how chosen, 247; chair-
man Committee on Rules, 252
sq.\ vote of, 255; importance of,
264; of English Commons, 264
sq,; English and American, com-
pared, 264 sq.; sources of his
power, 265 sqq,; power of ap-
pointment, 265; power of recog-
nition, 267; unwritten law on,
268; as a party leader, 269; one-
man power of, 270; limits to
power of, 270; early Speakers,
271; Clay, 271; Winthrop, 272;
Blaine, 272; Giddings on, 272



SMrUcfLaws, Tfte, II3

"Spoils System," 183

Staalenbund, 6%

Stamp Act of 1765, 3; enforced
b^ Admiralty Courts, 5; a
direct tax without r^resenta-
tion, 7; Mr. Lecky on, 8 sq.

Standmg Army, colonial oppo-
sition to, 2

Stanwood, History of the Presi'

dency, 135
State constitutions, influence o^
on United States Ccmstittt-
tion, 114; origin of, 039; how
inade, 342; method ofamend-

State' Courts, judge of national
law, 331

State powers, 81; original, 82,
86; prohibitions on, 85

States, government of, 338 sqq.;
relative importance of, 3^38;
functions of, 338 sqq,; limita-
tions on, 340; governmental
departments of, 341; original
powers of, 342; legislatures
of, 3^; Senators and Repre-
sentatives of, 345 sq.; dectoral
districts of. 345; executives, 3^;
Governors powers and duties^
348 s^,; Lieutenant-governors^
349; judiciary, 350; imposing
conditions on, 363; violation oi
terms of admission, 363

States' Rights in domestic con-
cerns, 5; controversy on, 73;
defined, 341

States' Rights School, ^28

" Steering Committee, '^292

Stephen, Leslie, Hilary of Eng-
lish Thought, 20

Stevens, Sources of the CoustUu'
tion, 147, 181 sq., 191

Stewart, A. T., 221

Strict construction, 74 sq,

Suffmge, not an inherent risht,
22 sq.; r^;ulated by State law,
A46; tests for, 346; "Grand-
father" dause, 347; and Four-
teenth Amendment, 347; wom-
an's, 347

Sumner, Charies, on Executive
independence, 102 s^,; on For-
eign Affairs Committee, 157,
165, 223; 328



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Supreme Court, in Barron vs.
Baltimore, 79; in Maibuiy vs.
Madison, 99; in McCmloch
vs. Maryland, 100; decision
binding on the Executive, 103
sq.; on the quorum in the
House, 263; 301 sq.; size of.
313; sessions of, 314; and
pontics, 327; poUti^ oppo-
sition to, 338; and Greenback
decisions, 329; and Income
Tax decisions, 329: weak point
in constitution of, 330; how
cases arise in, 332; references
on, 337; on dtizenship, 353;
in ^ughterhouse Cases, 355;
in Insdar Cases, 372 sqq.;
$$2 sgq.

SuspensLOQ of Colonial Legisla-
tures, 5

"Sweeping Clatiae" of Constitu-
tion, 74



Taney, Chief-Justice, on Meny-
man Case, 179; 353, 354

Tariff of Abominations, 234

Taxation, without representa-
tion, 7; the old constitutional
system of, 7; American conten-
tion confirmed by English ore-
cedents, 8-9; Continental Con-
gress on, 9; American maxim
on, deduced from experience, 10

Tenth Amendment, 74

Tenure of OfGice Act, 106, 187;
unconstitutionality of, 188

Territories, delegates in Congress,
245; admission of, to Stat^ood,
358 sqq.; anticipate Statehood,
360; now made into States,
362; conditions inposed, 363;
taxation in, 364; reference on,
386

Texas vs. White, 73

Thayer's Cases, 180

Theocracy, 51

"Third House," 309, 3x0

Thirteenth Amendment, 154, 382

Three-fifths compromise, 204

Tiedemann, UtrwriUen Constitu-
tion^ 87; on distribution of
powers, 88

Tilden, S. J., 131. 133. 135



Trade Laws of Britain, as a
cause cd the American Revo-
lution, I, 2; enacted for com-
mercial, not for revenue pur-
poses, 7

Transportation Act, 6; Burke
on, 6

Treasury, Secretary of, and House
Committees, 282, 283

Treaty Law, scope of, 164, 169;
abrogation of, 170, 171. See
Treaty-making power.

Treaty-making power, 156 sq^.;
need of unit^ and harmony in,
158; partiapation of House
ui» 159; paralysis of, 167;
Senator Lodge on, 167

Twelfth Amendment, 117, 119

Tyler, President, Bank veto, 102;
138; use of veto, 152; 234

Tyranny. See Despotism.

Tyrant, 48



Unconstitutional Act, status of,

320
Unwritten Constitution, 86, 87,

88, 91, 92; laws of, in America,

92-93; 122, 268, 380
Utah, admission of, 363



Veto, Executive, 144 sqq.; in
the Colonies, 147; Royal use
of, 147, 148; and the Judi-
ciary, 148; how used by the
Presidents, 149; written con-
stitutions and, 150; Bryce on,
150; decline of, in England,
151; Whig opposition to, 151;
Qay opposes growth of, 151,
152; proposals to limit, 153;
constitutional amendment and;
151; may the President recall r
156; Senate and, 212; 297; of a
section of a bilL 306

Vice-President, nnal choice of,
118; functions of, 137; suc-
ceeding to the presidency, 138;
141,264

Von Hoist, CoHsHhOiaual Law,
169, 363



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Index



Wade, Senator, 146; on impeach-
ment of Johnson, 197; $oi

Wade-Davis plan of Recon-
struction, 146

Walpole, III, 112

War for the Union* national
character of, 69

War Power of the President,

143, 336

Washburn, C. C, on Alaskan
Treaty, 162

Washington, President, use of
veto, 149; in treaty-making,
156; on Jay's Treaty, 159,

' 161; 192, 222

Wa3^ and Means Committee,
283. See Committees.

Webster, on concurrent supreme
powers, 72; on Executive inde-
pendence, 103, 104, 105, 108;



185, 187; in Tyler's Cabinet,

193; 201
West, H. L., on growing powers

of President, 187
Wharton, State Trials, 228
Whigs, 138; opposition to the

veto, 153
Whip, in English Commons, 265,

293
White, Justice, 368; in Insular

Cases, 378
White, William Allen, on Presi-
dent Cleveland, 187
Willoughby, W. W., Theory of

the State, 63, 65, 66
Wilson, James, 114, 120, 123, 135,

148; on basis of the Senate, 204
Wilson, Woodrow, on Coi^res-

sional Committees, 290, 291
Winthrop, Speaker, 272
Worcester vs. Geoijgia, 105
Written Constitution defined, 90,

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