Congressional Serial Set (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1895 - United States
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Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
  

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Review: Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming

User Review  - Beans - Goodreads

Amazing. This is one of the best histories (to use the term loosely - it's way more than that) I've read in a very long time. Winona LaDuke manages to balance infuriating and terrible things with a ... Read full review

Review: Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming

User Review  - Jennifer DeJonghe - Goodreads

LaDuke gives a damning account of current and past injustices committed against the indigenous tribes of North America. She uses a combination of personal experience and interviews mixed with ... Read full review

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Page 2556 - ... that he will support the Constitution of the United States, and that he absolutely and entirely renounces and abjures all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty, and particularly, by name, to the prince, potentate, state or sovereignty of which he was before, a citizen or subject," which proceedings must be recorded by the clerk of the court.
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Page 2431 - It shall not be lawful, under any pretext whatever, for any inhabitant of the United States to purchase or acquire any Mexican or any foreigner residing in Mexico who may have been captured by Indians inhabiting the territory of either of the two republics ; nor to purchase or acquire horses, mules, cattle, or property of any kind stolen within Mexican territory by such Indians.
Page 2508 - States; and the children of persons who now are, or have been, citizens of the United States, shall, though born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States, be considered as citizens of the United States: Provided, That the right of citizenship shall no.t descend to persons whose fathers have never resided within...
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