James Madison

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1884 - Presidents - 342 pages
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Contents

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IV
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Page 18 - Because we hold it for a fundamental and undeniable truth, "that Religion or the duty which we owe to our Creator and the Manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence.
Page 46 - There be three things which are too wonderful for me, yea, four which I know not: The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock; the way of a ship in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man with a maid.
Page 98 - Resolved, therefore, that the rights of suffrage in the National Legislature ought to be proportioned to the quotas of contribution, or to the number of free inhabitants, as the one or the other rule may seem best in different cases.
Page 109 - Mr. MADISON thought it wrong to admit in the Constitution the idea that there could be property in men.
Page 345 - Thomas Jefferson. By John T. Morse, Jr. Daniel Webster. By Henry Cabot Lodge. Albert Gallatin. By John Austin Stevens. James Madison. By Sydney Howard Gay. John...
Page 226 - In those journals it will appear that a proposition was made "that no treaty should be binding on the United States which was not ratified by a law," and that the proposition was explicitly rejected.
Page 62 - States, to devise such further provisions as shall appear to them necessary to render the constitution of the federal government adequate to the exigencies of the union...
Page 106 - Religion and humanity had nothing to do with this question. Interest alone is the governing principle with nations. The true question at present is, whether the Southern States shall or shall not be parties to the Union.
Page 68 - Virginia do enact that no man shall be compelled to frequent or support any religious worship, place, or ministry whatsoever...
Page 106 - They produce the most pernicious effect OH manners. Every master of slaves is born a petty tyrant. They bring the judgment of heaven on a country.

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