Patriotic Societies of the United States and Their Lapel Insignia: Comp, and Ed. by Sydney A. Phillips

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Sydney Aaron Phillips
Broadway publishing Company, 1914 - Patriotic societies - 136 pages
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Page 37 - An incessant attention to preserve inviolate those exalted rights and liberties of human nature, for which they have fought and bled, and without which the high rank of a rational being is a curse instead of a blessing. "An unalterable determination to promote and cherish, between the respective States, that union and national honor, so essentially necessary to their happiness, and the future dignity of the American empire.
Page 52 - Secretary of State of the United States, have hereunto subscribed my name and caused the seal of the Department of State to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington this 5th day of May, AD 1896, and of the independence of the United States of America the one hundred and twentieth.
Page 91 - The United States ought not to indulge a persuasion that, contrary to the order of human events, they will forever keep at a distance those painful appeals to arms with which the history of every other nation abounds. There is a rank due to these United States among nations which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness.
Page 49 - CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ; AT THE FIRST SESSION. Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday, the nineteenth day of May, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen. JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing an amendment to the Constitution extending the right of suffrage to women.
Page 48 - Any woman is eligible for membership in the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution who is not less than eighteen years of age, and who is descended from a man or woman who, with unfailing loyalty...
Page 51 - The Regents of the Smithsonian Institution are authorized to permit said association to deposit its collections, manuscripts, books, pamphlets, and other material for history in the Smithsonian Institution or in the National Museum at their discretion, upon such conditions and under such rules as they shall prescribe.
Page 43 - War ; to foster true patriotism ; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom ; and to carry out the purposes expressed in the preamble to the Constitution of our Country and the injunctions of Washington in his Farewell Address to the American people.
Page 13 - Sons of the American Revolution, National Society (1889) Members must descend from "an ancestor who was at all times unfailing in loyalty to, and rendered active service in the cause of American Independence, either as an officer, soldier, seaman, marine, militiaman, or minute man in the armed forces of the Continental Congress, or of any one of the several Colonies or States; or as a signer of the Declaration of Independence; or as a member of a Committee of Safety or Correspondence; or as a member...
Page 47 - To perpetuate the memory of the spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence, by the acquisition and protection of historical spots, and the erection of monuments...
Page 40 - The Society, deeply impressed with a sense of the generous assistance this country has received from France, and desirous of perpetuating the friendships which have been formed and so happily subsisted between the officers of the allied forces, in the prosecution of the war...

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