Selected documents illustrative of the history of the United States, 1776-1861

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William MacDonald
Macmillan, 1898 - Charters - 465 pages
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Contents

Hamiltons Report on a National Bank Dec 13 1790
67
Jeffersons Opinion on the Constitutionality of a National Bank Feb 15 1791
76
Hamiltons Opinion on the Constitutionality of a National Bank Feb 23 1791
82
Hamiltons Report on Manufactures Dec 5 1791
98
Proclamation of Neutrality April 22 1793 112 14 Treaty with Great Britain Nov 19 1794
114
Washingtons Message on the Insurrection in Pennsylvania Nov 19 1794
130
_ Alien and Sedition Acts 1798
137
Naturalization Act June 18 1798
138
Alien Enemies Act July 6 1798
144
20 Sedition Act July 14 1798
146
Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions 1798 1799
148
Kentucky Resolutions Nov 16 1798
150
Virginia Resolutions Dec 24 1798
155
Kentucky Resolutions Nov 22 1799
158
Treaty with France for the Cession of Louisiana April 30 1803
160
Jeffersons Message regarding the Burr Conspiracy Jan 22 1807
165
Act to prohibit the Importation of Slaves March 2 1807
171
Embargo Act Dec 22 1807
176
NonIntercourse Act March I 1809
177
Madisons War Message June I 1812
183
Declaration of War June 18 1812
191
Treaty of Ghent Dec 24 1814
192
Report of the Hartford Convention Jan 4 1815
198
Act for a National Bank April 10 1816
207
Treaty with Spain for the Floridas Feb 22 1819
213
Missouri Compromise 182021
219
Tallmadges Amendment Feb 13 1819
221
Taylors Amendment Jan 26 1820
222
Report of the Conference Committee March 2 1820 223 39 Missouri Enabling Act March 6 1820
223
Constitution of Missouri July 19 1820
225
Resolution for the Admission of Missouri March 2 1821 226 42 Tenure of Office Act May 15 1820
226
Monroes Message enunciating the Monroe Doctrine Dec 2 1823 228 44 Protest of South Carolina against the Tariff of 1828 Dec 19 1828 231 45 Pr...
234
Jacksons First Annual Message Dec
238
Debate on Foots Resolution 1830
239
Websters Reply to Hayne Jan 26 and 27 1830 240 48 Haynes Reply to Webster Jan 27 1830
250
Websters Concluding Remarks Jan 27 1830
255
Jacksons Second Annual Message Dec 7 1830
259
Jacksons Fifth Annual Message Dec
300
NUMBER PAGE 63 Constitution of the American AntiSlavery Society Dec 4 1833
304
Jacksons Protest against the Senate Resolution of Censure April 15 1834
306
Jacksons Sixth Annual Message Dec
317
Act to Regulate the Deposits June 23 1836
323
Specie Circular July 11 1836
327
Bentons Expunging Resolution Jan 16 1837
329
Giddingss Resolutions on Slavery March 21 1842
333
Treaty with Great Britain Aug 9 1842
335
Joint Resolution for the Annexation of Texas March 1 1845
343
Polks War Message May II 1846
346
Act for the Prosecution of the Mexican War May 13 1846
354
Treaty with Great Britain June 15 1846
355
Independent Treasury Act Aug 6 1846
358
Treaty with Mexico Feb 2 1848
365
ClaytonBulwer Treaty April 19 1850
373
Compromise of 1850
378
Clays Resolutions Jan 29 1850
379
Extract from the Report of the Committee of Thirteen May 8 1850
381
Extract from the Utah Act Sept 9 1850
382
Extract from the Texas and New Mexico Act Sept 9 1850
383
Fugitive Slave Act Sept 18 1850
385
Act abolishing the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia Sept 20 1850
389
Treaty with Mexico Dec 30 1853
390
KansasNebraska Act 1854
395
Douglass Report Jan 4 1854
397
Dixons Proposed Amendment Jan 16 1854
402
Sumners Proposed Amendment Jan 17 1854 402 88 Extract from the Act to Organize the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas May 30 1854
403
Ostend Manifesto Oct 18 1854
410
Report of the Committee on the Troubles in Kansas July 1 1856
413
Dred Scott Decision March 6 1857
416
Lecompton Constitution Nov 7 1857
435
Crittenden Compromise Dec 18 1860
438
South Carolina Ordinance of Secession Dec 20 i860
441
Proposed Constitutional Amendment Feb 271861 443
463
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