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 Florida force Fort Strother friendly friends Government Governor Hermitage honor hope House hundred important Indians interests John Coffee John Quincy Adams Lake Borgne land last session 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 vote Washington
Página 675 - Resolved, That the President, in the late Executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both.
Página 582 - States, and more especially" two acts for the same purposes passed on the 29th of May 1828, and on the 14th of July 1832, "are unauthorized by the Constitution of the United States, and violate the true meaning and intent thereof, and are null and void and no law...
Página 586 - 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 439 - Actuated by this view of the subject, I informed the Indians inhabiting parts of Georgia and Alabama that their attempt to establish an independent government would not be countenanced by the Executive of the United States, and advised them to emigrate beyond the Mississippi or submit to the laws of those States.
Página 598 - Eloquent appeals to your passions, to your state pride, to your native courage, to your sense of real injury...
Página 582 - 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 600 - And for what, mistaken meu! for what do you throw away these inestimable blessings? for what would you exchange your share in the advantages and honor of the Union ? For the dream of a separate independence, a dream interrupted by bloody conflicts with your neighbors, and a vile dependence on a foreign power.
Página 625 - 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 495 - After the extinction of the public debt it is not probable that any adjustment of the tariff upon principles satisfactory to the people of the Union will until a remote period, if ever, leave the Government without a considerable surplus in the Treasury beyond what may be required for its current service.