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Page 702 - American Orations. From the Colonial Period to the Present Time. Selected as specimens of eloquence, and with special reference to their value in throwing light upon the more important epochs and issues of American history. Edited, with introduction and notes, by the late Alexander Johnston, Professor of Jurisprudence in the College of New Jersey.
Page 506 - English woollen and other manufactures and commodities, rendering the navigation to and from the same more safe and cheap, and making this kingdom a staple, not only of the commodities of those plantations, but also of the commodities of other countries and places, for the supplying of them; and it being the usage of other nations to keep their plantations trade to themselves.
Page 701 - The American Republic and Its Government. An Analysis of the Government of the United States, with a Consideration of its Fundamental Principles and of its Relations to the States and Territories.
Page 700 - H. HODDER, Professor of American History in the University of Kansas. American Political History 1763-1876 By Alexander Johnston Edited and Supplemented by James Albert Woodburn Professor of History and Political Science, Indiana University; Author of " The American Republic," " Political Parties and Party Problems in the United States,
Page 469 - God, to deliver your opinion faithfully, justly, and honestly, according to your best understanding and conscience, for the general good and prosperity of this country, and every particular member thereof. And to do your utmost endeavor to prosecute that without mingling with it any particular interest of any person or persons whatever. So help you God, and the contents of this book.
Page 699 - ... immediately in front of the presiding officer, facing the members, and took down every speech or motion as it was made, using abbreviations of his own and immediately afterwards transcribing his notes when he returned to his lodgings. A few motions only escaped him, and of 1mportant speeches he omitted none.
Page 702 - Edited, with introductions and notes, by the late ALEXANDER JOHNSTON, Professor of Jurisprudence in the College of New Jersey. Re-edited, with new material and historical notes, by JAMES A. WOODBURN, Professor of American History and Politics in Indiana University. FOUR VOLUMES, EACH COMPLETE IN ITSELF AND SOLD SEPARATELY...
Page 700 - ... History" contributed to Lalor's "Cyclopedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and Political History," by the late Professor Alexander Johnston. " These essays, covering the whole field of the political history of the United States, have a continuity and unity of purpose ; introduced, arranged, and supplemented as they have been by Professor Woodburn (who contributes a very necessary chapter on the Monroe Doctrine) they present a complete and well-balanced history of the politics of the...
Page 374 - and the rest afore mentioned, to be the present Council of and for the Colony and Plantation in Virginia, Giving and by these presents granting unto you and the greater number of you respectively, full power and authority to execute and perform the places, powers and authorities incident to a governor and council of Vhginia.
Page 700 - Civil War, and Reconstruction. 1820-1876. These volumes present the principal features in the political history of the United States from the opening of the American Revolution to the close of the era of the Reconstruction. They give in more convenient form the series of articles on "American Political History " contributed to Lalor's "Cyclopedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and Political History," by the late Professor Alexander Johnston.