Alexander Hamilton

A quote from Alexander Hamilton

If the end be clearly comprehended within any of the specified powers, and if the measure have an obvious relation to that end, and is not forbidden by any particular provision of the Constitution, it may safely be deemed to come within the compass of the national authority.

— Arguing for the constitutionality of a national bank [1791]


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