The American Statesman: A Political History, Exhibiting the Origin, Nature and Practical Operation of Constitutional Government in the United States; the Rise and Progress of Parties; and the Views of Distinguished Statesmen on Questions of Foreign and Domestic Policy; Brought Down to the Present Time: with an Appendix ...

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Derby & Miller, 1864 - Constitutional history - 1233 pages
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Contents

Washington deciines another reelection 148 His suspicions of Jefferson 149160
149
INAUGURATION OF MR ADAMS RELATIONS WITH FRANCE SPECIAL SESSION
157
DIFFICULTIES WITH FRANCE TREATY NEGOTIATED DIVISION OF THE FEDER
177
Peace concluded 274276 Gen Jackson and martial law at New Orleans 277
179
A new mission to France Dissensions in the administration 178180 Another
184
CHAPTER XIV
196
Reelection of Jefferson 212 Gunboat system 212213 Indiana and Orlcatui
218
British orders in council Berlin and Milan decrees of France 226228 Embargo
234
Early meeting of congress 247 British plot John Henry 248249 Measures
251
Reelection of Madison 262 Massachusetts and Connecticut disregard war orders
263
CHAPTER XX
284
Seminole war 289 c Ambrister and Arbuthnot 290 Trial and execution
296
CHAPTER XXII
304
CHAPTER XXIII
313
Admission of Missouri as a state defeated 318 Maine and Missouri admitted
319
Congressional caucus unpopular 341 Mr Crawford nominated 342 History
349
Tho Panama mission proposed 852 Commissioners nominated 85b Confirmed
355
CHAPTER XXVII
361
CONTROVERSY WITH GEORGIA IN RELATION TO THE REMOVAL OF THE INDIANS
374
CHAPTER XXIX
382
CHAPTER XXX
391
CHAPTER XXXI
403
Additional duties on wool and woolen goods proposed 403405 Debate on
412
CHAPTER XXXIII
428
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONEERING JEFFERSONS OPINIONS OF THE CANDIDATE ADAMS AND GILES CONTROVERST
436
CHAPTER XXXIV
442
Mr Adams charge against the federalists A specification requested 442
455
Another disunion project charged 459 Denial of Hayne 460 Reply of Mitchell
462
Inauguration of Gen Jackson 476477 His cabinet 477 New ruB of removal
484
FOOTS RESOLUTIONS ON THE PUBLIC LANDS GREAT DEBATE IN THE SENATE
496
MDuffies report on tho bank of the United States 600600 Smiths report
506
Indian policy of President Jackson j Cherokccs 610 Law of Georgia and Cher
528
CHAPTER XLIII
536
CHAPTER XLIV
547
THl COMPROMISE OF 1850 CONTINUED SPEECHES OF MESSRS REWARD
548
The subject of public lands referred to committee on manufactures 659 Clay
563
UNITED STATES BANE BILL VETOED AFFAIRS OF THE BANK INVESTIGATED
575
South Carolina prepares to resist the general government 676677 President
583
CHAPTER XLVIII
591
CHAPTER XLIX
600
McLanes resignation 617 Appointment of cabinet officers 617 Rejection
619
CHAPTER LI
630
CHAPTER LII
640
Parties in Gen Jacksons cabinet 647 Resignation of secretaries and attornej
649
Southern views of annexation 786 Annexation movements 787 Treaty cor
794
Uessrs Clay and Van Burens letters on annexation 799808 Baltimore con
814
Meetkg of the 18th congress 820 Tariff of 1824 821 4w Vote on tariff bill
823
tons Boonville speech 825826 Southern sentiment 827 Nashville conven
831
Mr Polks inauguration and address 831832 His cabinet 832 Death of
841
THE OREGON QUESTION
849
Speech of Mr Webster 331340
864
CHAPTER LXIX
865
Attack upon the tariff of 1842 Presidents message 865867 Secretarys
874
CHAPTER LXXI
884
Territorial government for Oregon Dix and Calhoun 884886 Mr Claytons
891
Oon Taylor inaugurated His cabinet 892 Congress meets Long contest
902
Speech of Mr Seward on the compromise measures of I860 912930 Speech
937
Congress meets December 1853 Election of speaker 940 Presidents mes
944
CHAPTER LXXVI
960
Congress meets December 1855 960 Long contest for speaker 960 Presi
968
presidential election of 1856 acts of congress 18567 kansas affairs
971
Presidential nominations and party platforms 971974 Congress session
978
CHAPTER LXXIX
984
Congress meets 984 President Buchanans annual message 984 985
993
CHAPTER LXXXI
1000
Congress meets Dec 5 1859 long contest for Speaker 1000 Clarks Helper
1012
Gilmers substitute for Clarks resolution and debate on slavery 101218 Presi
1020
CHAPTER LXXXIII
1026
Grow and Seward introduce bills to admit Kansas 10267 Grows homestead bill
1034
Resolutions of Covode and Howard for investigating frauds 10356 Presidents
1042
CHAPTER LXXXV
1050
CHAPTER LXXXVI
1066
RECESSION OF SOUTH CAROLINA MAJOR ANDERSONS OCCUPATION OF SUMTER
1077
CHAPTER LXXXVIII
1095
CHAPTER LXXXIX
1111
Southern confederacy formed 1111 Louisiana senators withdraw 1112 Cling
1117
tion on Corwins bills 1121 Debates on peace convention propositions 11214
1125
CHAPTER XCI
1134
Meeting of the 37th congress 1141 Mr Lincolns first annual message
1142
Policy of the Democrats 114952 Resolutions of Illinois and Indiana legislatures
1150
CHAPTER XCIV
1156
APPENDIX
1
Mr Buchanan defends the Lecompton resolution 10667 House committee
7
Constitution of the United States
14
Notes 25
25
Statistics 47
47
Index 55
55
Additional Index 67
67

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