george cabot essay

george cabot essay - Professor Mayo-Bobee HIS 391-E 11/6/07...

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Professor Mayo-Bobee HIS 391-E 11/6/07 Timothy Pickering to George Cabot Essay In his letter to George Cabot, Timothy Pickering attempts to the play the role of political theologian. Going by past occurrences, current trends, and tensions within the Union, he theorizes a split is best for the United States. In his letter, Pickering describes a Northern Confederacy forming out of discontent with the National Government. So too with this, the South and West would naturally fall under one umbrella as well. Free of the constraints of attempting to work together under one government, each would pursue its own course in the world. Of course each would still be tied together with trade, but there the bond would most likely end. Pickering’s scheme almost seems like a spin off of earlier theoretical arguments, and even off of the Kentucky Resolutions. In this instance, the executive is overstepping its bounds and stacking judges in its favor. Doing so, resolutions that some states don’t agree with are being passed. Within the Kentucky Resolutions, the argument was made
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