Sentence Examples with the word American System

It is a fundamental principle of the American system that the national government possesses a direct and immediate authority over all its citizens, quite irrespective of their allegiance and duty to their own state.

Principal strata bored through, the Canadian method of drilling differs from the Pennsylvanian or American system in the following particulars: 1.

It was with the object of appropriating what was best in the American system that Mr W.

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Should the people wish to confer them, they would have to do so by way of amending the Constitution; and herein lies a remarkable difference between the American system on the one hand and those of some European countries on the other, which, although they have created rigid constitutions, do not expressly debar the legislature from using any and every power of government.