But ambitious encroachments of the federal government, on the authority of…




But ambitious encroachments of the federal government, on the authority of…

But ambitious encroachments of the federal government, on the authority of… --James Madison

But ambitious encroachments of the federal government, on the authority of the State governments, would not excite the opposition of a single State, or of a few States only. They would be signals of general alarm… But what degree of madness could ever drive the federal government to such an extremity.

James Madison

Year: 1788
Context: Federalist No. 46
Tags: State governments, ambitious, authority, degree, encroachments, extremity, federal government, general alarm, madness, opposition, signals



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