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Speeches of Andrew Johnson, President of the United States.
Vista previa limitada - 1866
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Página 348 - That the legislative power of the Territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation, consistent with the Constitution of the United States and the provisions of this act ; but no law shall be passed interfering with the primary disposal of the soil; no tax shall be imposed upon the property of the United States ; nor shall the lands or other property of non-residents be taxed higher than the lands or other property of residents.
Página 62 - THAT government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection and security, of the people, nation, or community: of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best, which is capable of producing the greatest degree of happiness and safety...
Página 57 - Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others ? Or have we found angels in the form of kings to govern him ? Let history answer this question.
Página 109 - The Constitution of the United States then forms a government, not a league, and whether it be formed by compact between the states, or in any other manner, its character is the same.
Página 181 - THE President of the United States of America and the First Consul of the French Republic, in the name of the French people...
Página 51 - Hence it is, that such democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention ; have ever been found incompatible with personal security, or the rights of property ; and have, in general, been as short in their lives, as they have been violent in their deaths.
Página 425 - The Constitution declares that Congress shall have power " to provide for calling forth the militia, to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions...
Página 110 - But each State, having expressly parted with so many powers as to constitute, jointly with the other States, a single nation, cannot, from that period, possess any right to secede, because such secession does not break a league, but destroys the unity of a nation...