History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850, Volume 6

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Mistakes of Congressional reconstruction
Holdens arbitrary rule
Debate on the subject Morton Thurman 313 Sherman Morrill Henry Wilson Schurz
History of KuKluxKlan as written in the Congressional
General Amnesty bill passed
Subsequent action of Congress on the subject 333 CHAPTER XXXVIII Foreign Affairs Alabama Claims 335 JohnsonClarendon convention 336 Su...
Sumners powerful influence in 1869 340 Charles Francis Adams on the subject 340 Brights opinion 341 The question of Canada 342 President Grant...
Grant desires to accord belligerent rights to the Cuban insurgents 345 Grants project for the annexation of San Domingo 346 An awkward Cabinet m...
Sumners persistence 353 End of San Domingo project 354 Fish and the Alabama Claims 354 The question of Canada 354 Fishs adroit negotiations w...
The Joint High Commission frame the Treaty of Wash
Bancroft Davis outSumners Sumner 366 Claim for indirect damages 366 Excitement in England 367 Efforts to keep the treaty alive 368 Great credit ...
Fish HoarCox 382 Grants indiscretions
Grants failure in Southern policy 390 Congressional leaders harp upon the rebellion and rebels 391 Boss Tweeds rule in New York 392 The Tweed R...
Tweed Hoffman Gould Fisk 394 Tweed corrupts the legislature 395 Hall Connolly Tweed Sweeny 396 Operations of the Tweed Ring 396 Tweeds v...
New York Times Thomas Nast attacks the Tweed Ring 401 The Whitewashing Committee 402 Tweeds benefactions 403 Continued attacks of the Ne...
Nasts cartoons

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Page 113 - This Commission to continue in force during the pleasure of the President of the United States, for the time being.
Page 129 - Senator , how say you? Is the respondent, Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, guilty or not guilty of a high misdemeanor, as charged in this article...
Page 157 - State, who are entitled to vote by the constitution thereof herein recognized, except as a punishment for such -crimes as are now felonies at common law, whereof they shall have been duly convicted...
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Page 91 - States, we do impeach Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, of high crimes and misdemeanors in office ; and we do further inform the Senate that the House of Representatives will in due time exhibit particular articles of impeachment against him, and make good the same; and in their name we DO DEMAND that the Senate take order for the appearance of the said Andrew Johnson to answer to said impeachment.
Page 122 - Constitution, the act as it passed has always been considered as a full expression of the sense of the Legislature on this important part of the American Constitution.
Page 400 - ... recognizing that there are in our midst honest but irreconcilable differences of opinion with regard to the respective systems of protection and free trade, we remit the discussion of the subject to the people in their Congressional districts, and to the decision of Congress thereon, wholly free from executive interference or dictation.
Page 341 - Alabama claims. And whereas Her Britannic Majesty has authorized her High Commissioners and Plenipotentiaries to express in a friendly spirit the regret felt by Her Majesty's Government for the escape, under whatever circumstances, of the Alabama and other vessels from British ports, and for the depredations committed by those vessels.
Page 239 - We are obliged to conclude that an act making mere promises to pay dollars a legal tender in payment of debts previously contracted, is not a means appropriate, plainly adapted, really calculated to carry into effect any express power vested in Congress; that such an act is inconsistent with the spirit of the Constitution; and that it is prohibited by the Constitution.
Page 276 - The equality of the rights of citizens is a principle of republicanism. Every republican government is in duty bound to protect all its citizens in the enjoyment of this principle, if within its power. That duty was originally assumed by the States; and it still remains there. The only obligation resting upon the United States is to see that the States do not deny the right.

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