Documentary Source Book of American History: 1606-1906

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William MacDonald
Macmillan, 1916 - 656 էջ

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Charter of Maryland June 2030 1632
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Fundamental Orders of Connecticut Jan 1424 16389
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Fundamental Articles of New Haven June 414 1639
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Patent of Providence Plantations March 1424 1643
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New England Confederation May 1929 1643
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Government of New Haven Oct 27Nov 6 1643
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Maryland Toleration Act April 1649
53
A5 First Navigation Act 1660
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Charter of Connecticut April 23May 3 1662
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First Charter of Carolina March 24 April 3 16623
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Charter of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations July 818
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Second Navigation Act 1663
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Grant to the Duke of York March 1222 16634
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Second Charter of Carolina June 30July 10 1665
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Third Navigation Act 1672
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Charter of Pennsylvania March 414 168081
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Second Charter of Massachusetts Oct 717 1691
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Navigation Act April 1020 1696
90
Treaty of Utrecht March 31 April 11 1713
93
Charter of Georgia June 920 1732
95
Molasses Act May 1728 1733
103
29 Writ of Assistance Dec 2 1762
107
Treaty of Paris Feb 10 1763
111
31 Royal Proclamation concerning America Oct 7 1763
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Sugar Act April 5 1764
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Act suspending the New York Assembly June 15 1767
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Townshend Revenue Act June 29 1767
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Massachusetts Circular Letter Feb 11 1768
149
Boston Port Act March 31 1774
150
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Administration of Justice Act May 20 1774
159
Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress Oct
162
The Association Oct 20 1774
169
Lord Norths Conciliatory Resolution Feb 27 1775
173
Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking up Arms July
176
Report on Lord Norths Conciliatory Resolution July 31 1775
189
Declaration of Independence July 4 1776
190
Articles of Confederation Nov 15 1777
199
Treaty of Paris Sept 3 1783
205
Ordinance of 1787 July 13 1787
209
Constitution of the United States Sept 17 1787
216
Hamiltons First Report on Public Credit Jan 9 1790
243
Treaty with Great Britain Nov 19 1794
244
Alien and Sedition Acts 1798
258
Naturalization Act June 18 1798
259
Alien Act June 25 1798
261
Alien Enemies Act July 6 1798
263
Sedition Act July 14 1798
265
Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions 1798 1799
267
Kentucky Resolutions Nov 16 1798
269
Virginia Resolutions Dec 24 1798
275
Kentucky Resolutions Nov 22 1799
277
Treaty with France for the Cession of Louisiana April 30 1803
279
Embargo Act Dec 22 1807
283
NonIntercourse Act March 1 1809
284
Declaration of War June 18 1812
288
Treaty of Ghent Dec 24 1814
291
Report of the Hartford Convention Jan 4 1815
294
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306
74
313
76
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316
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318
Jacksons Second Annual Message
322
Treaty with Great Britain Aug 9 1842
361
Joint Resolution for the Annexation of Texas March 1 1845
371
Treaty with Mexico Feb 2 1848
378
Clays Resolutions Jan 29 1850
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388
Act abolishing the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia
394
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399
Douglass Report Jan 4 1854
401
Lecompton Constitution Nov 7 1857
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Resolution on the Nature and Object of the War July 22 1861
439
Act authorizing the Issue of Legal Tender Notes Feb 25 1862
446
Abolition of Slavery in the Territories June 19 1862
452
Enrolment Act March 3 1863
459
Resolution against Foreign Mediation March 3 1863
467
National Bank Act June 3 1864
475
Proclamation regarding Reconstruction July 8 1864
482
488
488
Freedom for Soldiers Families March 3 1865
490
Thirteenth Amendment Dec 18 1865
494
Restoration of Tennessee July 24 1866
498
Franchise in the District of Columbia Jan 8 1867
499
Elective Franchise in the Territories Jan 31 1867
500
Tenure of Office Act March 2 1867
504
Command of the Army March 2 1867
507
Second Reconstruction Act March 23 1867
508
Treaty with Russia for the Cession of Alaska March 30 1867
514
Articles of Impeachment March 23 1868
518
Fourth Reconstruction Act March 11 1868
529
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532
Oath of Office July 11 1868
534
Joint Resolution excluding Electoral Votes of the Late Rebellious States July 20 1868
535
Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution July 28 1868
536
Provisional Governments of Virginia Texas and Mississippi Feb 18 1869
538
Act to strengthen the Public Credit March 18 1869
539
Submission of the Constitutions of Virginia Mississippi and Texas
540
April 10 1869
542
Reconstruction of Georgia Dec 22 1869
543
Admission of Virginia to Representation in Congress Jan
544
Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution March 30 1870
547
Act for refunding the National Debt July 14 1870
551
Act for the Restoration of Georgia July 15 1870
553
Supplementary Act to enforce the Fifteenth Amendment Feb
554
Act to enforce the Fourteenth Amendment April 20 1871
560
Act removing Political Disabilities May 22 1872
564
Coinage Act Feb 12 1873
565
Electoral Count Act Jan 29 1877
571
Civil Service Act Jan 16 1883
577
Interstate Commerce Act Feb 4 1887
583
AntiTrust Act July 2 1890
591
Recognition of the Independence of Cuba April 20 1898
597
Treaty of Paris Dec 10 1898
603
Gold Standard Act March 14 1900
609
Chinese Exclusion Act April 29 1902
616
Panama Canal Treaty November 18 1903
623
Naturalization Act June 29 1906
630
195
636
Act relating to Expatriation March 2 1907
644
209
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216
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Էջ 319 - In the wars of the European powers in matters relating to themselves we have never taken any part, nor does it comport with our policy so to do. It is only when our rights are invaded or seriously menaced that we resent injuries or make preparation for our defense.
Էջ 199 - ... of establishing rules for deciding in all cases what captures on land or water shall be legal, and in what manner prizes taken by land or naval forces in the service of the United States shall be divided or appropriated — of granting letters of marque and reprisal in times of peace — appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and establishing courts for receiving and determining finally appeals in all cases of captures ; provided, that no member of...
Էջ 198 - United States in Congress assembled can be consulted; nor shall any State grant commissions to any ships or vessels of war, nor letters of marque or reprisal, except it be after a declaration of war by the United States in Congress assembled, and then only against the kingdom or State and the subjects thereof, against which war has been so declared, and under such regulations as shall be established by the United States in Congress assembled, unless such State be infested by pirates, in which case...
Էջ 291 - Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean to the northwesternmost head of Connecticut River...
Էջ 196 - THE said states hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other, for their common defence, the security of their Liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other, against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade, or any other pretence whatever.
Էջ 203 - Every State shall abide by the determinations of the United States in Congress assembled, on all questions which by this confederation are submitted to them. And the articles of this confederation shall be inviolably observed by every State, and the Union shall be perpetual ; nor shall any alteration at any time hereafter be made in any of them ; unless such alteration be agreed to in a Congress of the United States, and be afterwards confirmed by the Legislatures of every State.
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