A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments
Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006 - 327 Seiten
Inclui texto da Constituição dos Estados Unidos e Emendas (até a 26); Relação dos membros da Suprema Corte (de 1789 a 2006); Cronologia da história Constitucional americana; Declaração da Indepedência.
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Seite 9 - He is at this time transporting large armies of foreign mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of Cruelty, & perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the Head of a civilized nation.
Seite 9 - And that this assemblage of horrors might want no fact of distinguished die, he is now exciting those very people to rise in arms among us, and to purchase that liberty of which he has deprived them, by murdering the people on whom he also obtruded them ; thus paying off former crimes committed against the LIBERTIES of one people with crimes which he urges them to commit against the LIVES of another.
Seite 3 - Not to find out new principles, or new arguments, never before thought of, not merely to say things which had never been said before ; but to place before mankind the common sense of the subject, in terms so plain and firm as to command their assent, and to justify ourselves in the independent stand we are compelled to take.