Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay. The Federalist Papers. Ed. Random House. New York City: Random House, 1787-1788.
"State governments should be able to command the means of supplying their wants as that the national government should possess the like facility." State governments should have the right to free trade, which supplies their wants/ needs.
Donal R. Moorman, Gene A. Sessions. Camp Floyd and the Mormons: The Utah War. Ed. The University of Utah Press. Glen Canyon : The University of Utah Press, 1992.
The South’s leadership was badly split over the question of Utah Statehood. The theory of popular sovereignty was something many southerners believed should be applied to polygamy, and plural marriage itself should be left to the people’s choice - the Mormons lead states’ rights. This shows the paradox of Utah, today, focusing strongly on little federal influence, but also encouraging such federal involvements which benefit the state.
Klinkner, Phillip. The Unsteady March: The Rise and Decline of Racial Equality in America. Ed. The University of Chicago Press. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1999.
John Adams was opposed to the idea of central government. Whether used to promote racial equality, or as "big government" devices to make "big business" serve the public good. He followed nostalgia for Jeffersonian traditions of minimalist central government and maximum state governments.
Solberg, Winton. The Constitutional Convention and the Formation of the Union. Ed. The Bobbs-Merrill Company. The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1958.
Without state governments, there was an eminent fear of outlandish taxation, a lack of Bill of Rights, and the fear of inadequate representation.
Storing, Herbert. The Anti-Federalist. Ed. The University of Chicago Press. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, n.d.
State governments are the basis of federal government. "They are the neck upon...
Bibliography: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay. The Federalist Papers. Ed. Random House. New York City: Random House, 1787-1788.
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