James Iredell

James Iredell
James Iredell
  • Born: October 5, 1751
  • Died: October 20, 1799
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James Iredell was one of the first Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was appointed by President George Washington and served from 1790 until his death in 1799. His son, James Iredell Jr., was a Governor of North Carolina.

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A President could be impeached only for an error of the heart, and not of the head. Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership
All affairs which concern this state only are to be determined by our representatives coming from all parts of the state; all affairs which concern the Union at large are to be determined by representatives coming from all parts of the Union. Thus, then, the general government is to be taken care of, and the state governments to be preserved. Management & Managing Government
The king had a right to all uninhabited countries that should be discovered and possessed by any of his subjects and that the charters he freely granted to American companies had explicitly denied any latent claims of a British Parliament. Expansionism, Colonialism & Imperialism
The occasion for the exercise of impeachment will arise from acts of great injury to the community. Constitution / Bills & Declarations of Rights
The people, have chosen to be governed under such and such principles. They have not chosen to be governed or proposed to submit upon any other. Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
The President must certainly be punishable for giving false information to the Senate. He is to regulate all intercourse with foreign powers, and it is his duty to impart to the Senate every material intelligence he receives. If it should appear that he has not given them full information, but has concealed important intelligence which he ought to have communicated, and by that means induced them to enter into measures injurious to their country, and which they would not have consented to had the true state of things been disclosed to them, — in this case, I ask whether, upon an impeachment for a misdemeanor upon such an account, the Senate would probably favor him. Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership
We are too apt, in estimating a law passed at a remote period, to combine in our consideration, all the subsequent events which have had an influence upon it, instead of confining ourselves (which we ought to do) to the existing circumstances at the time of its passing. Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement

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