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"The authorities essential to the common defense are these: to raise armies; to build and equip fleets; to prescribe rules for the government of both; to direct their operations? to provide for their support. These powers ought to exist without limitation, because it is impossible to foresee or define the extent and variety of national exigencies, and the correspondent extent and variety of the means which may be necessary to satisfy them. The circumstances that endanger the safety of nations are"
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"If we are in earnest about giving the Union energy and duration we must abandon the vain project of legislating upon the States in their collective capacities."
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"It will follow that that government ought to be clothed with all powers requisite to complete execution of its trust."
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"The means ought to be proportioned to the end; the persons from whose agency the attainment of any end is expected ought to possess the means by which it is to be attained."
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"There can be no limitation of that authority which is to provide for the defense and protection of the community in any matter essential to the formation, direction, or support of the NATIONAL FORCES."
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"This power ought to be coextensive with all the possible combinations of such circumstances; and ought to be under the direction of the same councils which are appointed to preside over the common defense."
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"These powers ought to exist without limitation, because it is impossible to foresee or to define the extent and variety of national exigencies, and the correspondent extent and variety of the means which may be necessary to satisfy them."
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Plan of collectors room new custom house New Orleans

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Section through the Collectors Room Custom House New Orleans

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Adults and children standing near the East River ; Couple floating in East River near Brooklyn Bridge

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Woman talking to children

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