Let the thirteen States, bound together in a strict and indissoluble Union, concur in erecting one great American system, superior to the control of all transatlantic force or influence, and able to dictate the terms of the connection between the old and the new world! A feeble Executive implies a feeble execution of the government.
A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must be, in practice, a bad government.
Constitutions of civil government are not to be framed upon a calculation of existing exigencies, but upon a combination of these with the probable exigencies of ages, according to the natural and tried course of human affairs. has no influence over either the sword or the purse; no direction either of the strength or of the wealth of the society, and can take no active resolution whatever.
"Let Americans disdain to be the instruments of European greatness! It may truly be said to have neither FORCE nor WILL, but merely judgment...
– Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, Federalist No.
20, "The Same Subject Continued: The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union," New York Packet, Tuesday, December 11, 1787.It will indeed deserve the most vigilant and careful attention of the peopl, the see that [the Federal Government] be modelled in such a manner, as to admit of its being safely vested with the requisite powers.The fabric of American empire ought to rest on the solid basis of THE CONSENT OF THE PEOPLE.Thomas Jefferson declared the Federalist Papers "the best commentary on the principals of government which was ever written." George Washington accurately predicted that the essays would "merit the notice of posterity." Since the 1780s, when the essays were first written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, the Federalist Papers have indeed become a primary resource for political thought.The "Father of the Federalist Papers," Alexander Hamilton wrote approximately two-thirds of the 85 essays.If your car is written-off, you should get a report with the pre-accident value of your car.There are a number of organisations that can provide such a report for a fee of .00 - .00.The Accident Every once and awhile I'll look back on my life and I'll laugh.Particularly at the times I spent with my best friend Nate and all the mischief we caused.I look back now and I think what the HELL were we doing? Have you ever sat down and had a conversation with a male teen between the ages of 14-17?I should've been locked away for that period of my life, I swear I was temporarily insane. I heard my four exhaust pipes roar, the engine growling, almost beast-like, then the tires screeched in compliance as our car jumped forward and took off, leaving a cloud of smoke behind while Nate approvingly yelled, hooting and hollering with every loud sound the car was emitting.