Sketch of the Life and Public Services of General Lewis Cass: With the Pamphlet on the Right of Search, and Some of His Speeches on the Great Political Questions of the Day

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Markham & Elwood, 1852 - 420 Seiten

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Seite 320 - States declares that congress shall have power to dispose of, and make all needful rules and regulations respecting, the territory and other property belonging to the United States.
Seite 412 - So the people shouted when the priests blew with the trumpets. And it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and the people shouted with a great shout, that the wall fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, every man straight before him, and they took the city.
Seite 372 - An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory.
Seite 372 - And the Governor, legislative Council, and House of Representatives shall have authority to make laws in all Cases for the good government of the district not repugnant to the principles and articles in this ordinance established and declared.
Seite 361 - Constitution ; that all efforts of the abolitionists or others, made to induce Congress to interfere with questions of slavery, or to take incipient steps in relation thereto, are calculated to lead to the most alarming and dangerous consequences...
Seite 386 - British parliament, they are entitled to a free and exclusive power of legislation in their several provincial legislatures...
Seite 362 - That the liberal principles embodied by Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence, and sanctioned in the Constitution, which makes ours the land of liberty and the asylum of the oppressed of every nation, have ever been cardinal principles in the Democratic faith...
Seite 372 - Be it ordained, by the United States in Congress assembled, that the said territory, for the purposes of temporary government, be one district, subject, however, to be divided into two districts, as future circumstances may, in the opinion of Congress, make it expedient.
Seite 106 - Pennsylvania line aforesaid ; provided, always, and it is hereby fully understood and declared by this convention, that if the southerly bend or extreme of Lake Michigan should extend so far south that a line drawn due east from it should not intersect Lake Erie...
Seite 142 - That no person who shall arrive in the United States, from and after the time when this act shall take effect, shall be admitted to become a citizen of the United States, who shall not for the continued term of five years next preceding his admission as aforesaid have resided within the United States [without being at any time during the said five years, out of the territory of the United States].

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