Handbook of the History, Diplomacy, and Government of the United States, for Class Use

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University, 1903 - 481 pagina's
 

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Pagina 445 - Should this apprehension of domestic danger, whether real or imaginary, extend and intensify itself until it shall pervade the masses of the Southern people, then disunion will become inevitable. Self-preservation is the first law of nature, and has been implanted in the heart of man by his Creator for the wisest purpose; and no political union, however fraught with blessings and benefits in all other respects, can long continue, if the necessary consequence be to render the homes and the firesides...
Pagina 445 - The immediate peril arises not so much from these causes as from the fact that the incessant and violent agitation of the slavery question throughout the North for the last quarter of a century has at length produced its malign influence on tie slaves and inspired them with vague notions of freedom.
Pagina 445 - Self-preservation is the first law of nature, and has been implanted in the heart of man by his Creator, for the wisest purpose ; and no political union, however fraught with blessings and benefits in all other respects, can long continue, if the necessary consequence be to render the homes and the firesides of nearly half the parties to it habitually and hopelessly insecure. Sooner or later the bonds of such a Union must be severed. It is my conviction that this fatal period has not yet arrived...
Pagina 249 - The system will introduce them to the most valuable authorities ; it will make them familiar with the sources of information on American history ; it is intended to develop their powers of analysis and statement, and to interest them in the unsettled questions of our history.
Pagina 125 - CONDENSED REPORTS of Cases argued and adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States, January term 1834. Edited by William Cranch, assisted by Rufus Dawes. Washington, 1835. 1 vol. CONDENSED REPORTS of Cases in the Supreme Court of the U.
Pagina 125 - Account of the Rise and Progress of the Colonies of South Carolina and Georgia. 2 vols. Anonymous [Alexander Hewitt]. Donaldson : London, 1779. Hodgson : The Cradle of the Confederacy, or the Times of Troup, Quitman, and Yancey ; by Joseph Hodgson, of Mobile. Register Office : Mobile, 1876. Howard : Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States.
Pagina 128 - The matter set forth in the Code, evidenced as hereinafter in this section provided, shall establish prima facie the laws of the United States...
Pagina 126 - Supreme Court Reporter; Cases Argued and Determined in the United States Supreme Court, St.
Pagina 129 - Revised Statutes of the United States relating to the District of Columbia, and Post Roads, . . . together with the Public Treaties in Force on the First Day of December, 1873 (Washington, 1875).
Pagina 26 - Alfred T. Mahan, The Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1660-1783 (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1898). z8 Louis Gottschalk, Understanding History, pp. 209-250. See also EW Strong, "Fact and Understanding in History," Journal of Philosophy, 44:617-625 (November 6, 1947); and "How Is Practice of History Tied to Theory?

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