A History of Iowa Baptist Schools (Google eBook)

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Press of the Woolverton Printing and Publishing Company, 1907 - Baptists - 340 pages
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OCLC: 11591180
Related Subjects: Universities and colleges -- Iowa. | Baptists -- Education -- Iowa. | Baptists -- Iowa.
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Page 219 - Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of patriotism, who should labour to subvert these great pillars of human happiness, these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens.
Page 155 - The best laid schemes o' mice an' men Gang aft a-gley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promis'd joy. Still thou art blest, compar'd wi' me ! The present only toucheth thee : But, Och ! I backward cast my e'e On prospects drear ! An...
Page 53 - Resolved, That a committee of five be appointed, whose duty it shall be to...
Page 14 - Being deeply impressed with the opinion that the removal of the Indian tribes from the lands which they now occupy within the limits of the several States and Territories to the country lying westward and northward thereof, within our acknowledged boundaries, is of very high importance to our Union, and may be accomplished on conditions and in a manner to promote the interest and happiness of those tribes, the attention of the Government has been long drawn with great solicitude to the object.
Page 14 - Experience has clearly demonstrated, that in their present state, it is impossible to incorporate them, in such masses, in any form whatever, into our system. It has also demonstrated, with equal certainty, that, without a timely anticipation of, and provision against, the dangers to which they are exposed, under causes which it will be difficult, if not impossible, to control, their degradation and...
Page 18 - Chambers met the Sac and Fox Indians at their agency near the Des Moines, ten miles west of the border, and a few miles east of where Ottumwa now stands, October 11, 1842, he was finally able to convince them that Iowa would no longer afford them hunting grounds suited to their needs ; and a treaty was concluded by which they conveyed all their remaining lands in Iowa to the United States. They were to vacate the eastern portion May 1, 1843, and the remainder October 11, 1845. The line of division...
Page 16 - ... sold, in 1836, when, with the rest of the Sacs and Foxes, he removed to the Des Moines Reservation, where he remained till his death, which occurred on the 3d of October, 1838. INDIAN PURCHASES, RESERVES AND TREATIES. At the -close of the Black Hawk War, in 1832, a treaty was made at a council held on the west bank of the Mississippi, where now stands the thriving city of Davenport, on grounds now occupied by the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Company, on the 21st day of September, 1832.
Page 142 - Union, in this commonwealth, a university, to consist of a primary school and academy, a college, and such other departments appropriate to a university, as the patrons and managers of said institution shall find themselves able to maintain, and that the name and constitution of the said university shall be, and they are as follows : ART.
Page 218 - Men do not make a voluntary abnegation of their natural rights, simply that those rights may be protected by the body politic. It reaches more vital interests than those of property. Its greatest object is to elevate and ennoble the citizen. It would fall far short of its design if it did not disseminate intelligence and build up the moral energies of the people. It is organized "to establish justice, promote the public welfare and secure the blessings of liberty.
Page 257 - Pennsylvania," and by that name, style and title shall have perpetual succession, with the power to have a common seal, and to change the same at pleasure; to establish, erect and manage the House of Refuge...

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