James Madison: Founding Father Quote




James Madison Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 931 details Share on Google+ - Quote 931 Linked In Share Button - Quote 931 And as it [the federal district] is to be appropriated to the use with the consent of the State ceding it; as the State will no doubt provide in the compact for the rights, and the consent of the citizens inhabiting it; as the inhabitants will find sufficient inducements of interest to become willing parties to the cession; as they will have had their voice in the election of the Government which is to exercise authority over them; as a municipal Legislature for local purposes, derived from their own suffrage, will of course b allowed them; and as the authority of the Legislature of the State, and of the inhabitants of the ceded part of it, to concur in the cession, will be derived from the whole people of the State, in their adoption of the Constitution, every imaginable objection seems to be obviated.




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