History of the United States: Prepared Especially for Schools : on a New and Comprehensive Plan, Embracing the Features of Lyman's Historical Chart

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Página 372 - In every case, after the choice of the president, the person having the greatest number of votes of the electors shall be the vice-president. But if there should remain two or more who have equal votes, the senate shall choose from them by ballot the vice-president.]* The congress may determine the time of choosing the electors, and the day on which they shall give their votes ; which day shall be the same throughout the United States.
Página 375 - Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Daniel Carroll. VIRGINIA — John Blair, James Madison, Jr. NORTH CAROLINA — William Blount, Richard Dobbs Spaight, Hugh Williamson. SOUTH CAROLINA — John Rutledge, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Charles Pinckney, Pierce Butler. GEORGIA — William Few, Abraham Baldwin. Attest : William Jackson, Secretary.
Página 375 - JONATHAN DAYTON PENNSYLVANIA BENJAMIN FRANKLIN THOMAS MIFFLIN ROBERT MORRIS GEORGE CLYMER THOMAS FITZSIMONS JARED INGERSOLL JAMES WILSON GOUVERNEUR MORRIS DELAWARE GEORGE READ GUNNING BEDFORD, JR.
Página 373 - ... and other public ministers ; he shall take care that the laws be faithfully executed ; and shall commission all the officers of the United States. SEC. 4. The president, vice-president and all civil officers of the United States, shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors.
Página 375 - ... the unanimous consent of the States present the seventeenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven and of the Independence of the United States of America the twelfth, in witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed our Names, GEO.
Página 274 - Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence, died at the age of ninety-six.
Página 354 - William M. Evarts of New York, secretary of state ; John Sherman of Ohio, secretary of the treasury ; George W. McCrary of Iowa, secretary of war; Richard W. Thompson of Indiana, secretary of the navy; Carl Schurz of Missouri, secretary of the interior; David M.
Página 180 - ... mastery of the seas; and then the united force of all Europe will not be able to subdue us. The only way to keep us from setting up for ourselves is to disunite us.
Página 183 - no right to tax America. I rejoice that America has resisted ! " The opposition prevailed, and on the 18th of March, 1766, the Stamp Act was formally repealed.
Página 98 - French commander, had neither talents nor courage ; famine came ; and after a feeble defence of eleven days, the place surrendered at discretion. By this conquest all of Nova Scotia passed under the dominion of the English. The flag of Great Britain was hoisted over the conquered fortress, and the name of Port Royal gave place to ANNAPOLIS, in honor of Queen Anne.

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