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  •  Articles of Confederation Include Both Sovereignty (3+ / 0-)

    and states' "rights." Obviously predates the Confederate States of America.

    ARTICLE II
    Each state retains its sovereignty, freedom, and independence, and every power, jurisdiction, and right, which is not by this Confederation expressly delegated to the United States, in Congress assembled.
    The concepts of states rights and sovereignty are not found in the Constitution or any of its amendments.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 02:02:49 PM PST

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