A Few Plain Facts, Addressed to the People of Pennsylvania

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J. Crissy, 1844 - 14 páginas
 

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Página 13 - Haughty as she is, we once triumphed over her, and, if we do not listen to the counsels of timidity and despair, we shall again prevail. In such a cause, with the aid of Providence, we must come out crowned with success ; but if we fail, let us fail like men, lash ourselves to our gallant tars, and expire together in one common struggle, fighting for FREE TRADE AND SEAMEN'S RIGHTS.
Página 5 - State purposes, nor would such assumption be just or expedient. "4. That justice and sound policy forbid the Federal Government to foster one branch of industry to the detriment of any other, or to cherish the interests of one portion to the injury of another portion of our common country ; that every citizen and every section of the country has a right to demand and insist upon an equality of rights and privileges, and to complete and ample protection of persons and property from domestic violence...
Página 13 - An honorable peace is attainable only by an efficient war. My plan would be to call out the ample resources of the country, give them a judicious direction. prosecute the war with the utmost vigor, strike wherever we can reach the enemy, at sea or on land, and negotiate the terms of a peace at Quebec or at Halifax. We are told that England is a proud and lofty nation, which disdaining to wait for danger, meets it half way. Haughty as she is, we once triumphed over her. and, if we do not listen to...
Página 14 - ... from the misconduct of its directors, or from the encroachments of the Government. Eminent in its resources and in its example, the national bank will conciliate, aid, and lead, the State banks, in all that is necessary for the restoration of credit, public and private. And, acting upon a compound capital, partly...
Página 7 - Army, shall be considered as a common fund for the use and benefit of such of the United States as have become, or shall become members of the confederation or federal alliance of the said States, Virginia inclusive...
Página 14 - Government to the whole amount of its notes in circulation, and entrusted as the depository of the Government with all the accumulations of the public treasure, the national bank, independent of its immediate capital, will enjoy every recommendation which can merit and secure the confidence of the public. Organized upon principles of responsibility, but of independence, the national bank will be retained within its legitimate sphere of action, without just apprehension from the misconduct of its...
Página 13 - ... condition of our circulating medium. The establishment of a national bank will not only be useful in promoting the general welfare, but it is necessary and proper for carrying into execution some of the most important powers constitutionally vested in the Government.
Página 13 - Virginia really cherished a reprehensible ambition, an aim to monopolize the chief magistracy of the country, how was such a purpose to be accomplished? Virginia, alone, cannot elect a president, whose elevation depends upon a plurality of electoral votes, and a consequent concurrence of many states. Would Vermont, disinterested Pennsylvania, the Carolinas, independent Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana, all consent to become the tools of inordinate ambition? But the present incumbent...
Página 13 - Authorized to issue Notes which will be received in all payments to The United States, the circulation of its issues will be co-extensive with the Union ; and there will exist a constant demand, bearing a just proportion to the annual amount of the Duties and Taxes to be collected, independent of the general circulation for commercial and social purposes. A National Bank will therefore possess the means and the opportunity of supplying a circulating medium of equal use and value in every State, and...
Página 14 - Resolved, That our Senators be further instructed, and our Representatives requested, to vote for such re-modification or adjustment of the tariff as may increase the revenue derived from imports equal to the wants of the National Government, so that at no time hereafter, under any pretext whatever, shall any money arising from the sales of the public lands be used by the General Government.

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