The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in the Administrations: From the Monarchic Colonial Days to the Present Times, Volume 7
Fairbanks and Palmer Publishing Company, 1887
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Administration affairs American Amos Kendall Andrew Jackson appointment army authority Bank believed bill British British army Cabinet Calhoun called Captain Carolina character citizens claims Colonel command conduct confidence Congress consideration Constitution course Creek Creek war debt deemed defense Department deposits dollars doubt duty Edward Livingston effect election enemy eral evil Executive favor feel fellow-citizens Florida force Fort Strother friendly friends Government Governor Hermitage honor hope House hundred important Indians interests John Coffee John Quincy Adams Lake Borgne land laws Legislature letter ment military militia minister Nashville necessary never Nicholas Biddle object officers opinion Orleans party patriotism peace Pensacola political present President principles proper provisions received respect revenue river Secretary Secretary of War secure Senate sent soldiers soon South Carolina Spanish tariff Tennessee things thousand tion Treasury treaty troops Union United votes Washington
Página 580 - Congress, imposing duties, shall any appeal be taken or allowed to the Supreme Court of the United States, nor shall any copy of the record be permitted or allowed for that purpose; and...
Página 580 - States, and violate the true meaning and intent thereof, and are null and void, and no law," nor binding on the citizens of that state or its officers: and by the said ordinance it is further declared to be unlawful for any of the constituted authorities of the state, or of the United States, to enforce the payment of the duties imposed by the said acts...
Página 584 - This state of things could not be endured, and our present happy Constitution was formed, but formed in vain, if this fatal doctrine prevails. It was formed for important objects that are announced in the preamble, made in the name and by the authority of the people of the United States, whose delegates framed, and whose conventions approved it. The most important among these objects, that which is placed first in rank, on which all the others rest, is, " to form a more perfect Union.
Página 596 - Eloquent appeals to your passions, to your state pride, to your native courage, to your sense of real injury...
Página 580 - Carolina have passed an ordinance by which they declare "that the several acts and parts of acts of the Congress of the United States purporting to be laws for the imposing of duties and imposts on the importation of foreign commodities, and now having actual operation and effect within the United States, and more especially...
Página 623 - And, independent of that, as myself an affectionate child of our Alma Mater, I would not be present to witness her disgrace in conferring her highest literary honors upon a barbarian who could not write a sentence of grammar and hardly could spell his own name.
Página 598 - Spreading the lights of religion, morality, and general information into every cottage in this wide extent of our Territories and States. Behold it as the asylum where the wretched and the oppressed find a refuge and support. Look on this picture of happiness and honor and say, We too are citizens of America.
Página 598 - 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.
Página 456 - The Union : Next to our Liberty the most dear : may we all remember that it can only be preserved by respecting the rights of the States, and distributing equally the benefit and burden of the Union.