A Popular History of the United States: From the First Discovery of the Western Hemisphere by the Northmen, to the End of the Civil War, Preceded by a Sketch of the Pre-historic Period and the Age of the Mound Builders, Volumen4

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Página 293 - It is, sir, the people's Constitution, the people's government ; made for the people; made by the people; and answerable to the people.
Página 86 - The distinctions between Virginians, Pennsylvanians, New Yorkers, and New Englanders, are no more. I am not a Virginian, but an American.
Página 85 - With a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take leave of you ; I most devoutly wish, that your latter days may be as prosperous and happy, as your former ones have been glorious and honorable.
Página 157 - All too will bear in mind this sacred principle, that, though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will, to be rightful, must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal laws must protect, and to violate would be oppression.
Página 340 - I must go into the presidential chair the inflexible and uncompromising opponent of every attempt, on the part of Congress, to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia, against the wishes of the slaveholding states ; and also with a determination equally decided to resist the slightest interference with it in the states where it exists.
Página 256 - It shall be their duty, as soon as may be, to pass such laws as may be necessary. First: To prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in this State, under any pretext whatsoever...
Página 321 - Smith (December 27, 1847) praying for the abolition of slavery and the slave-trade in the District of Columbia.
Página 278 - ... war, of being responsible in their political character for any violation of their engagements, or for any aggression committed on the citizens of the United States by any individual of their community. Laws have been enacted in the spirit of these treaties. The acts of our government plainly recognize the Cherokee nation as a state, and the courts are bound by those acts.
Página 138 - Parma, the colony or province of Louisiana, with the same extent that it now has in the hands of Spain, and that it had when France possessed it, and such as it should be after the treaties subsequently entered into between Spain and other States.
Página 296 - America. Carolina is one of these proud States; her arms have defended, her best blood has cemented, this happy Union. And then add, if you can, without horror and remorse, This happy Union we will dissolve; this picture of peace and prosperity we will deface; this free intercourse we will interrupt; these fertile fields we will deluge with blood; the protection of that glorious flag we renounce; the very name of Americans we discard.

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