History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the Continent [to 1789], Volume 6

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D. Appleton, 1896
 

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Proclamation of congress
77
199pt is read that
82
The effect
100
History of the clause against slavery
118
National measures of Virginia
122
Washington negotiates between Virginia and Maryland He refuses gifts
128
CHAPTER IV
136
Of Pennsylvania
138
ON THE WAY TO A FEDERAL CONVENTION 17881787
144
The American commissioners for treaties meet with a rebuff from England
147
Of a university No state to trespass on the rights of another state
153
CHAPTER V
154
Of Delaware Of Maryland Of Georgia Of South Carolina
157
The Protestant Episcopal church of the United States
160
New York yields to temptation Slavery and freedom never reconciled
166
Public opinion on paper money
172
239
175
Excessive importations of British goods The consequent distress
187
YIRGINIA INVITES DEPUTIES OF THE SEVERAL LEGISLATURES OF THE STATES
195
The decision of New York The insurrection in Massachusetts
201
CHAPTER 1
207
Limited power of the delegates from Delaware
211
One branch to be directly chosen by the people
218
Appointment of judges
224
Of senators The work of the committee ended
230
CHAPTER I
231
The states and the nation Independence declared unitedly
239
Ellsworth would graft a general government on the state governments
245
CHAPTER IV
255
298
262
Movement against the slavetrade Two classes of slave states
264
Taxation and representation
266
CHAPTER VII
270
Qualification of the electors left to the states
272
Sweden Prussia
275
Report of a grand committee on the western territory
278
Formation of the Ohio company
285
TIE CONSTITUTION IN DETAIL THE POWERS OF CONGRESS
292
The constitution in the Delaware legislature
296
Relation of the slavetrade to representation Of slavery
299
The power absolutely prohibited
308
Navy and militia Clause on the militia PADI
313
North Carolina will join South Carolina and Georgia on the question
319
The universal love of union Intercitizenship
322
CHAPTER V
348
THE CONSTITUTION IN CONGRESS AND IN VIRGINIA
371
Efforts of Washington in Virginia
377
Slaves and representation
399
Clause on contracte 208
402
Amendments referred to a committee
404
The constitution in New Hampshire
409
Debate between Lowndes and Pinckney
415
The convention organized 211
419
CHAPTER V
421
Failure of the negotiation Washington
427
His compromise proposal for a revenue His report
430
Madison compares the British and American constitutions
433
The American constitution Its forerunners
442
The United States a continental republic 4447
450
The Federalist and its authors
456
Objections on the score of the slavetrade
461
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES
463
Meeting of the convention Livingston opens the debate
466
His procrastination
470
Of John Adams
471
308
477
Is puzzled by Adam Smith on the Wealth of Nations
480
In New York In Massachusetts
489
New Jersey resists the large states
495
Financial scheme of Morris and the grand committee of congress
497
263
499
The opposition in New York give way 460
500
806
502
Hamilton to Washington Gouverneur Morris to Greeno
504
Report on the federal judiciary The judiciary and the veto power
507
475
513
In Maryland In congress Riot in Philadelphia
516
The constitution referred to a state convention
520
Congress votes Washington a statue It receives him publicly
522
869
523
He returns to Mount Vernon
529
The assumption of the state debts Jurisdiction over crimes 811
533
Progress of the world by mastery over the forces of nature
544
VIRGINIA STATESMEN LEAD TOWARD A BETTER UNION
550
BASIN
556
Independence and a continental convention and charter
563
Pennsylvania
570
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Página 292 - We, the people of the States of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia, do ordain, declare and establish, the following Constitution for the government of ourselves, and our posterity : ARTICLE I.
Página 218 - Confederation, and moreover to legislate in all cases to which the separate States are incompetent, or in which the harmony of the United States may be interrupted by the exercise of individual legislation ; to negative all laws passed by the several States contravening, in the opinion of the National Legislature, the Articles of Union, or any treaty subsisting under the authority of the Union...
Página 148 - I have done nothing in the late Contest, but what I thought myself indispensably bound to do, by the Duty which I owed to my People. I will be very frank with you. I was the last to consent to the Separation, but the Separation having been made and having become inevitable, I have always said, as I say now, that I would be the first to meet the Friendship of the United States as an independent Power.
Página 390 - Under the Articles of Confederation each State retained its sovereignty, freedom and independence, and every power, jurisdiction and right not expressly delegated to the United States.
Página 374 - That the said report, with the resolutions and letter accompanying the same, be transmitted to the several legislatures, in order to be submitted to a convention of delegates, chosen in each State by the people thereof, in conformity to the resolves of the convention made and provided in that case.
Página 196 - States, to devise such further provisions as shall appear to them necessary to render the constitution of the federal government adequate to the exigencies of the union...
Página 321 - I congratulate you, fellow-citizens, on the approach of the period at which you may interpose your authority constitutionally, to withdraw the citizens of the United States from all further participation in those violations of human rights which have been so long continued on the unoffending inhabitants of Africa, and which the morality, the reputation, and the best interests of our country, have long been eager to proscribe.
Página 371 - Constitution which we now present, is the result of a spirit of amity and of that mutual deference and concession which the peculiarity of our political situation rendered indispensable.
Página 256 - He thought the rule of representation ought to be so fixed, as to secure to the Atlantic States a prevalence in the national councils.
Página 105 - And although the general has so frequently given it as his opinion in the most public and explicit manner that, unless the principles of the federal government were properly supported, and the powers of the Union increased, the honor, dignity and justice of the nation would be lost forever...

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