“We are not authorized to expect that a more liberal or more equitable spirit would preside over the legislations of the individual States hereafter, if unrestrained by any additional checks, than we have heretofore seen in too many instances disgracing their several codes.”
– Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 7, “Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States (continued) and Particular Causes Enumerated,” Independent Journal, November 15, 1787; “
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