this land is my land, this land is your land 10-9

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This land is My land, this land is your land Marshall on Sovereignty in McCulloch - The assent of the state in their sovereign capacity is implied in calling a convention and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the people were at perfect liberty to accept or reject it, and their act was final. It required not the affirming, and could not be negative by the state governments. The constitution when thus adopted was of complete obligation, and bound the state sovereignties. Fletcher v. Peck (1810) - 1795 – GA legislature sold really cheap land to speculators after being bribed - 1796 Ga legislature repealed sales - 1800 Peck Purchased part of 1795 land - 1803 Sold land to Fletcher Two Competing Ideas -Sanctity of contracts and property titles - the property rights of the people who had bought the land unknowingly - federalism- ability to enforce contract clause on state laws - states’ rights rather than federal sovereignty -Subsequent state legislature’s wish to rescind the land deal.
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