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Unformatted text preview: 1 September 6 Terms Terms: Bill of Rights Federalist, No. 84 “Living Constitution” Federalism I. The Bill of Rights II. Amendments III. Federalism A. Debate B. Amendments C. Vagueness of Rights “ all rights not expressly and unequivocally reserved to the people, are impliedly and incidentally relinquished to rulers; as necessarily inseparable from the delegated power . It is so in Grea ‐ Britain: For every powers . It is so in Great Britain: For every possible right which is not reserved to the people by some express provision or compact, is within the King‘s prerogative. It is so in that country which is said to be in such full possession of freedom.” ‐‐ Patrick Henry, 16 June 1788 “…bills of rights…are not only unnecessary in the proposed constitution, but would even be dangerous. … Why for instance, should it be said, that the liberty of the press shall not be restrained, when no power is given by which restrictions may be imposed?” ‐‐ Alexander Hamilton,...
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