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" ... and that the States so formed shall be distinct republican States, and admitted members of the Federal Union, having the same rights of sovereignty, freedom, and independence as the other States... "
History of Illinois, from 1778-1833: And Life and Times of Ninian Edwards - Page 116
by Ninian Edwards, William Wirt - 1870 - 549 pages
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of ..., Volume 24, Part 1912; Volume 25

Bar associations - 1912
...and formed into distinct Republican States, which shall become members of the Federal Union, and have the same rights of sovereignty, freedom and independence as the other States." A proud but generous Commonwealth, always ready to make sacrifices, "to establish the Federal Union...
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The Shaping of America: Atlantic America, 1492-1800

Donald William Meinig - History - 1986 - 524 pages
...and formed into distinct republican states, which shall become members of the federal union, and have the same rights of sovereignty, freedom and independence, as the other states." This principle had emerged from intensifying discussions since 1776 on the vexing problems of western...
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Congress and the Confederation

Peter S. Onuf - History - 1991 - 444 pages
...and formed into distinct republican states, which shall become members of the federal union, and have the same rights of sovereignty, freedom and independence, as the other states. . . ." The resolution also specified, at Virginia's insistence, "that each state which shall be so...
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John Franklin Jameson and the Development of Humanistic Scholarship in ...

John Franklin Jameson - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 464 pages
John Franklin Jameson (1859-1937) was instrumental in the development of history as an academic discipline in the United States. After the Johns Hopkins University awarded him ...
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Elusive Empires: Constructing Colonialism in the Ohio Valley, 1673-1800

Eric Hinderaker - History - 1999 - 299 pages
...and formed into distinct republican states, which shall become members of the federal union, and have the same rights of sovereignty, freedom and independence, as the other states." This radical conception of the new nation - liberal in its offer to share power with states whose existence...
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Free in the World: American Slavery and Constitutional Failure

Mark E. Brandon - Political Science - 1998 - 248 pages
...lands would be organized, settled, and admitted as "distinct republican States," which "shall have the same rights of sovereignty, freedom and independence, as the other states." 14 Virginia's cession of its western lands after the Revolution recited the congressional language...
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Marking the Sparrow's Fall: The Making of the American West

Page Stegner - Literary Collections - 1999 - 359 pages
...formed into distinct republican states, which shall become members of the Federal Union, and shall have the same rights of sovereignty, freedom, and independence, as the other states." 1 hree laws were significant in the administration and disposal of that first public domain. The Ordinance...
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The American West: A New Interpretive History

Robert V. Hine, John Mack Faragher - History - 2000 - 616 pages
...and formed into distinct republican States, which shall become members of the Federal Union, and have the same rights of sovereignty, freedom and independence as the other States." New York was the first state to give up its western claims, followed by an indication from Virginia...
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The Papers of John C. Calhoun: 1848-1849, Volume 26

John Caldwell Calhoun - History - 2001 - 578 pages
...regulations under which the settlements shall exist till they become "distinct republican States as members of the federal union, having the same rights...sovereignty, freedom and independence as the other States"? and did not the framers of our National Constitution, employ the word "regulations" in the clause...
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Colonial Constitutionalism: The Tyranny of United States' Offshore ...

E. Robert Statham - Political Science - 2002 - 159 pages
...which stipulated that "in due course, territories were to become States in the Federal union and have the same rights of sovereignty, freedom, and independence as the other States," as well as the "territorial clause" of the US Constitution.20 Article IV, Section 3 gives Congress...
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