Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History from 458 A. D. to 1909, Հատոր 7

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Էջ 97 - To WHOM IT MAY CONCERN : Any proposition which embraces the restoration of peace, the integrity of the whole Union, and the abandonment of slavery, and which comes by and with an authority that can control the armies now at war against the United States, will be received and considered by the Executive Government of the United States, and will be met by liberal terms on other substantial and collateral points; and the bearer or bearers thereof shall have safe conduct both ways. ABRAHAM LINCOLN.
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Էջ 211 - Virginia, do, by these presents, solemnly and mutually, in the presence of God, and of one another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation, and furtherance of the ends aforesaid...
Էջ 156 - Majesty, that no man hereafter be compelled to make or yield any gift, loan, benevolence, tax, or such like charge, without common consent by act of parliament; and that none be called to make answer, or take such oath, or to give attendance, or be confined, or otherwise molested or disquieted concerning the same or for refusal thereof ; and that no freeman, in any such manner as is before mentioned, be imprisoned or detained...
Էջ 156 - All which they most humbly pray of Your most excellent Majesty, as their rights and liberties according to the laws and statutes of this realm ; and that Your Majesty would also vouchsafe to declare that the awards, doings and proceedings to the prejudice of your people in any of the premises, shall not be drawn hereafter into consequence or example...
Էջ 1 - I do swear that I will, to the utmost of my power, support, maintain, and defend the said UNITED STATES against the said KING GEORGE THE THIRD, his heirs and successors, and his or their abettors, assistants, and adherents, and will serve the said United States in the office . . . which I now hold, with fidelity, according to the best of my skill and understanding.
Էջ 237 - Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever state or persuasion, religious or political; peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations, entangling alliances with none; the support of the State governments in all their rights, as the most competent administrations for our domestic concerns and the surest bulwarks against antirepublican tendencies; the preservation of the General Government in its whole constitutional vigor, as the sheet anchor of our peace at home and safety abroad...
Էջ 297 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years. For learning has brought disobedience and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both"!
Էջ 203 - ... as nearly as may be. And the members of the Council and of the House of Representatives shall reside in and be inhabitants of the district, or county, or counties, for which they may be elected respectively.
Էջ 483 - The Monroe doctrine should be the cardinal feature of the foreign policy of all the nations of the two Americas, as it is of the United States.

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