Documentary Source Book of American History: 1606-1906

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William MacDonald
Macmillan, 1916 - 656 Seiten
 

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Resolutions of the Stamp Act Congress Oct 19 1765 136
136
Declaratory Act March 18 1766 I39
139
Act suspending the New York Assembly June 15 1767 I4 I
141
Townshend Revenue Act June 29 1767
143
Massachusetts Circular Letter Feb 11 1768
146
Boston Port Act March 31 1774
150
Massachusetts Government Act May 20 1774
155
Administration of Justice Act May 20 1774 I 59
159
Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress Oct
162
162 44 The Association Oct 20 1774 166
166
Lord Norths Conciliatory Resolution Feb 27 1775 171
171
46 New England Restraining Act March 30 1775
172
47 Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking up Arms July
176
Report on Lord Norths Conciliatory Resolution July 31 1775
184
Proclamation of Rebellion Aug 23 1775
188
Declaration of Independence July 4 1776 190 v
194
Articles of Confederation Nov 15 1777
195
num BER pace
202
Treaty of Paris Sept 3 1783
204
Ordinance of 1787 July 13 1787
209
Constitution of the United States Sept 17 1787
216
Hamiltons First Report on Public Credit Jan 9 1790
233
Proclamation of Neutrality April 22 1793
243
Treaty with Great Britain Nov 19 1794
244
Alien and Sedition Acts 1798
258
Naturalization Act June 18 1798
259
Alien Act June 25 1798
261
Alien Enemies Act July 6 1798
263
Sedition Act July 14 1798
265
Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions 1798 1799
267
Kentucky Resolutions Nov 16 1798
268
Virginia Resolutions Dec 24 1798
274
Kentucky Resolutions Nov 22 1799
276
Treaty with France for the Cession of Louisiana April 30 1803
279
Embargo Act Dec 22 1807
282
NonIntercourse Act March 1 1809
284
Declaration of War June 18 1812
288
Treaty of Ghent Dec 24 1814
289
Report of the Hartford Convention Jan 4 1815
294
Jacksons Second Annual Message
322
97
368
number race Ios Extract from the Texas and New Mexico Act Sept 9 1850
388
Fugitive Slave Act Sept 18 1850
390
Act abolishing the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia Sept 20 1850
394
KansasNebraska Act 1854
397
Douglass Report Jan 4 1854
399
11o Dixons Proposed Amendment Jan 16 185
402
Sumners Proposed Amendment Jan 17 1854
403
Dred Scott Decision March 6 1857
405
Lecompton Constitution Nov 7 1857
420
South Carolina Ordinance of Secession Dec 20 1860
423
Confiscation Act Aug 6 1861
442
Act authorizing the Seizure of Railroad and Telegraph Lines Jan 31 1862
444
Act authorizing the Issue of Legal Tender Notes Feb 25 1862
446
Act for an Additional Article of War March 13 1862
448
Joint Resolution on Compensated Emancipation April 10 1862
449
Act abolishing Slavery in the District of Columbia April 16 1862
450
Abolition of Slavery in the Territories June 19 1862
452
Confiscation Act July 17 1862
454
Emancipation Proclamation Jan 1 1863
458
Enrolment Act March 3 1863
459
Act relating to Habeas Corpus March 3 1863
463
Resolution against Foreign Mediation March 3 1863
467
Proclamation of Amnesty Dec 8 1863
470
National Bank Act June 3 1864
473
Proclamation regarding Reconstruction July 8 1864
482
Electoral Count Feb 8 1865
487
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488
I47 Franchise in the District of Columbia Jan 8 1867
499
Command of the Army March 2 1867
507
Treaty with Russia for the Cession of Alaska March 30 1867 51 I
514
Fourth Reconstruction Act March 11 1868
529
160 Joint Resolution excluding Electoral Votes of the Late Rebellious
535
Reconstruction of Georgia Dec 22 1869
542
Act for refunding the National Debt July 14 1870 55 I
551
Act to enforce the Fourteenth Amendment April 20 1871
560
Coinage Act Feb 12 1873
565
Resumption of Specie Payments Jan 14 1875
566
Second Civil Rights Act March 1 1875
568
Electoral Count Act Jan 29 1877
570
Coinage of the Standard Silver Dollar Feb 28 1878
573
Civil Service Act Jan 16 1883
576
Interstate Commerce Act Feb 4 1887
582
AntiTrust Act July 2 1890
591
Silver Purchase Act July 14 1890
593
Repeal of the Silver Purchase Act of 1890 Nov 1 1893
595
Recognition of the Independence of Cuba April 20 1898
597
Declaration of War April 25 1898
598
Annexation of the Hawaiian Islands July 7 1898
600
Treaty of Paris Dec 10 1898
602
Gold Standard Act March 14 190o
609
Treaty with Great Britain regarding an Isthmian Canal Novem ber 18 1901
614
Chinese Exclusion Act April 29 1902
616
Act for the Construction of an Isthmian Canal June 28 1902
618
Panama Canal Treaty November 18 1903 62
623
Naturalization Act June 29 1906
630
Immigration Act February 20 1907
636
Act relating to Expatriation March 2 1907
644
Sixteenth Amendment February 25 1913
647
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649
350
655
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Seite 319 - In the wars of the European powers in matters relating to themselves we have never taken any part, nor does it comport with our policy so to do. It is only when our rights are invaded or seriously menaced that we resent injuries or make preparation for our defense.
Seite 199 - ... of establishing rules for deciding in all cases what captures on land or water shall be legal, and in what manner prizes taken by land or naval forces in the service of the United States shall be divided or appropriated — of granting letters of marque and reprisal in times of peace — appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and establishing courts for receiving and determining finally appeals in all cases of captures ; provided, that no member of...
Seite 198 - United States in Congress assembled can be consulted; nor shall any State grant commissions to any ships or vessels of war, nor letters of marque or reprisal, except it be after a declaration of war by the United States in Congress assembled, and then only against the kingdom or State and the subjects thereof, against which war has been so declared, and under such regulations as shall be established by the United States in Congress assembled, unless such State be infested by pirates, in which case...
Seite 291 - Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean to the northwesternmost head of Connecticut River...
Seite 196 - THE said states hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other, for their common defence, the security of their Liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other, against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade, or any other pretence whatever.
Seite 203 - Every State shall abide by the determinations of the United States in Congress assembled, on all questions which by this confederation are submitted to them. And the articles of this confederation shall be inviolably observed by every State, and the Union shall be perpetual ; nor shall any alteration at any time hereafter be made in any of them ; unless such alteration be agreed to in a Congress of the United States, and be afterwards confirmed by the Legislatures of every State.
Seite 202 - ... armed and equipped shall march to the place appointed, and within the time agreed on by the united states in congress assembled : But if the united states in congress assembled shall, on consideration of circumstances judge proper that any state should not raise men, or should raise a smaller number than its quota, and that any other state should raise a greater number of men than the quota thereof, such extra number shall be raised, officered, clothed, armed and equipped in the same manner as...
Seite 201 - Indians, not members of any of the States, provided that the legislative right of any State within its own limits be not infringed or violated — establishing and regulating postoffices from one State to another, throughout all the United States, and exacting such postage on the papers passing thro' the same as may be requisite to defray the expenses of the said office — appointing all officers of the land forces, in the service of the United States, excepting regimental officers — appointing...
Seite 199 - The United States, in Congress assembled, shall have the sole and exclusive right and power of determining on peace and war. except in the cases mentioned in the sixth article; of sending and receiving ambassadors; entering into treaties and alliances, provided that no treaty of commerce shall be made whereby the legislative power of the respective States shall be restrained from imposing such imposts and duties on foreigners, as their own people are subjected to, or from prohibiting the exportation...
Seite 550 - That all persons within the jurisdiction of the United States shall have the same right in every State and Territory in the United States to make and enforce contracts, to sue, be parties, give evidence, and to the full and equal benefit of all laws and proceedings for the security of person and property as is enjoyed by white citizens, and shall be subject to like punishment, pains, penalties, taxes, licenses, and exactions of every kind, and none other, any law, statute, ordinance, regulation,...

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