To Create a Department of Education and to Encourage the States in the Promotion and Support of Education: Hearings Before the Committee on Education and Labor, United States Senate, Sixty-eighth Congress, First Session, on S. 1337, a Bill to Create a Department of Education, to Authorize Appropriations for the Conduct of Said Department, to Authorize Appropriation of Money to Encourage the States in the Promotion and Support of Education, and for Other Purposes. Printed for the Use of the Committee on Education and Labor

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Página 118 - Not only, therefore, can there be no loss of separate and independent autonomy to the States, through their union under the Constitution, but it may be not unreasonably said that the preservation of the States, and the maintenance of their governments, are as much within the design and care of the Constitution as the preservation of the Union and the maintenance of the National government. The Constitution, in all its provisions, looks to an indestructible Union, composed of indestructible States.
Página 162 - They form a portion of that immense mass of legislation, which embraces everything within the territory of a state, not surrendered to the general government ; all which can be most advantageously exercised by the states themselves.
Página 70 - An Act to apply a portion of the proceeds of the public lands to the more complete endowment and support of the colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts, established under the provisions of an Act of Congress, approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two," the deficiency, if any, in the sum.
Página 130 - No political dreamer was ever wild enough to think of breaking down the lines which separate the States, and of compounding the American people into one common mass.
Página 144 - American army, shall be considered as a common fund for the use and benefit of such of the United States as have become, or shall become members of the confederation...
Página 31 - Labor shall be to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners of the United States, to improve their working conditions, and to advance their opportunities for profitable employment.
Página 160 - It is known that the very power now proposed as a means was rejected as an end by the Convention which formed the Constitution.
Página 164 - I can find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution, and I do not believe that the power and duty of the General Government ought to be extended to the relief of individual suffering which is in no manner properly related to the public service or benefit.
Página 136 - The friends of our country have long seen and desired that the power of making war, peace, and treaties ; that of levying money and regulating commerce ; and the correspondent executive and judicial authorities; should be fully and effectually vested in the General Government of the Union ; but the impropriety of delegating such extensive trust to one body of men is evident. Hence results the necessity of a different organization. It is obviously impracticable in the Federal Government of these States,...
Página 32 - Department of Education with a Secretary of Education in the President's Cabinet.

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