10-28 the southern perspective- states rights nullification and slavery

10-28 the southern perspective- states rights nullification and slavery

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10/28/08 The Southern Perspective: State’s rights, nullification and slavery 1828-1850 New York v. Miln (1837) -Commerce Clause case - NY- ordinance requiring ships’ masters to provide a passenger manifest - post security for indigent passengers - remove undesirable aliens - Law would prevent influx of people foreign born or escaped slaves - Basically the law said you can send back anyone you wanted to - Like send back the Irish! - “it is not only the right but the. .. solemn duty of the state to advance the safety, happiness and prosperity of its people and to provide for its general welfare by any act of legislation which it may deem to be conducive.” - “internal police are not surrendered… and consequently in relation to these the authority of a state is complete, unqualified and exclusive.” POLICE POWER DOCTORINE (this case creates the concept of) - A state can regulate health, safety and morals The reason why this case is important is because it gives states the power to regulate and control law enforcement without federal constitutional challenges
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2009 for the course HIST 382 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.

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