Constitutional Expansion, 8 Yale Law Journal 225 (1899)
It seems to be an historical fact that any proposition to enlarge the territories of the United States, projects upon the mind of its opponents the gloomiest visions of national disaster. Happily, these have hitherto proved premature, and those of us who are disposed to be cheerful in matters of national concern may be permitted to accept the omen for the case now in hand.
Date of Authorship for this Version
Beach, John K., "Constitutional Expansion" (1899). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 3977.