Unformatted text preview: violated because they are part of the majority. • Page 316 Calhoun: consent created states and then government ← 2 nd Postion • Authority comes from the people (disempowers the states) o Significant problems Historical: small portion only able to vote Philosophical: I wasn’t there when this was made so why should I consent? ← Lincoln’s Position • There was a prior Union o First Inaugural Address: “I hold that in contemplation of universal law and of the constitution of the union of these states is perpetual. o There is a mystical union that holds us together to form a perfect union. Attempt to keep slave owning south in union. ←...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course POLY SCI 1 taught by Professor Digeser during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.
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