Documentary Source Book of American History

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William MacDonald
Macmillan, 1908 - 616 Seiten
 

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Charter of Connecticut April 23May 3 1662
60
Charter of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations July 81? 355
66
Second Navigation Act 1663
73
Third Navigation Act 1672
79
Navigation Act April 1020 1696
90
Molasses Act May 1728 1733
103
PAGE 488
127
uspending the New York Assembly June 15 1767
141
ninistration of Justice Act May 20 1774
159
aty of Paris Sept 3 1783
204
490
234
565
267
498
279
ty with France for the Cession of Louisiana April 30 1803
282
499
283
Act for a National Bank April 10 1816
302
Tallmadges Amendment Feb 13 1819
313
Jacksons First Annual Message Dec
320
South Carolina Ordinance of Nullification Nov 24 1832
329
Act for Enforcing the Tariff March 2 1833
341
Taneys Instructions to the Collector at Philadelphia Sept 26 1833
349
Act to Regulate the Deposits June 23 1836
355
Treaty with Great Britain Aug 9 1842
361
Joint Resolution for the Annexation of Texas March 1 1845
371
507
375
Treaty with Mexico Feb 2 1848
378
Clays Resolutions Jan 29 1850
385
Extract from the Texas and New Mexico Act Sept 9 1850
388
Act abolishing the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia
394
Douglass Report Jan 4 1854
401
Lecompton Constitution Nov 7 1857
421
Call for 75000 Volunteers April 15 1861
433
Resolution on the Nature and Object of the War July 22 1861
439
Act authorizing the Issue of Legal Tender Notes Feb 25 1862
446
Abolition of Slavery in the Territories June 19 1862
452
Enrolment Act March 3 1863
459
Resolution against Foreign Mediation March 3 1863
467
National Bank Act June 3 1864
473
Proclamation regarding Reconstruction July 8 1864
482
Command of the Army March 2 1867
507
Second Reconstruction Act March 23 1867
508
Treaty with Russia for the Cession of Alaska March 30 1867
514
Articles of Impeachment March 23 1868
518
Fourth Reconstruction Act March 11 1868
529
Act admitting North Carolina South Carolina Louisiana Georgia Alabama and Florida to Representation in Congress June
532
Oath of Office July 11 1868
534
Joint Resolution excluding Electoral Votes of the Late Rebellious States July 20 1868
535
Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution July 28 1868
536
Provisional Governments of Virginia Texas and Mississippi Feb 18 1869
538
Act to strengthen the Public Credit March 18 1869
539
Submission of the Constitutions of Virginia Mississippi and Texas
540
April 10 1869
542
Admission of Virginia to Representation in Congress Jan
544
Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution March 30 1870
549
Act to enforce the Fifteenth Amendment May 31 1870
551
Act for the Restoration of Georgia July 15 1870
553
Supplementary Act to enforce the Fifteenth Amendment Feb
554
Act to enforce the Fourteenth Amendment April 20 1871
560
Act removing Political Disabilities May 22 1872
564
Coinage Act Feb 12 1873
565
Resumption of Specie Payments Jan 14 1875
567
Second Civil Rights Act March 1 1875
568
Electoral Count Act Jan 29 1877
571
Coinage of the Standard Silver Dollar Feb 28 1878
573
Civil Service Act Jan 16 1883
577
Interstate Commerce Act Feb 4 1887
583
AntiTrust Act July 2 1890
591
Silver Purchase Act July 14 1890
593
Repeal of the Silver Purchase Act of 1890 Nov 1 1893
595
Recognition of the Independence of Cuba April 20 1898
597
Declaration of War April 25 1898
598
Annexation of the Hawaiian Islands July 7 1898
600
Treaty of Paris Dec 10 1898
603
536
609
446
610
542
611
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Seite 309 - In the wars of the European powers in matters relating to themselves, we have never taken any part, nor does it comport with our policy so to do. It is only when our rights are invaded or seriously menaced that we resent injuries or make preparation for our defense.
Seite 447 - ... that on the first day of january in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and sixtythree all persons held as slaves within any state or designated part of a state the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the united states shall be then thenceforward and forever free...
Seite 204 - The utmost good faith shall always be observed towards the Indians ; their lands and property shall never be taken from them without their consent; and in their property, rights, and liberty, they never shall be invaded or disturbed, unless in just and lawful wars authorized by Congr.ess ; but laws founded in justice and humanity shall from time to time be made, for preventing wrongs being done to them, and for preserving peace and friendship with them.
Seite 303 - There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in the said territory, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted : Provided always, That any person escaping into the same, from whom labor or service is lawfully claimed in any one of the original States, such fugitive may be lawfully reclaimed, and conveyed to the person claiming his or her labor or service as aforesaid.
Seite 370 - Mexicans who, in the territories aforesaid, shall not preserve the character of citizens of the Mexican Republic, conformably with what is stipulated in the preceding article, shall be incorporated into the Union of the United States, and be admitted at the proper time (to be judged of by the Congress of the United States...
Seite 187 - For the more convenient management of the general interest of the United States, delegates shall be annually appointed in such manner as the legislature of each State shall direct, to meet in Congress on the first Monday in November, in every year...
Seite 370 - In the said territories, property of every kind, now belonging to Mexicans not established there, shall be inviolably respected. The present owners, the heirs of these, and all Mexicans who may hereafter acquire said property by contract, shall enjoy with respect to it guaranties equally ample as if the same belonged to citizens of the United States.
Seite 189 - IX. The United States in Congress assembled, shall have the sole and exclusive right and power of determining on peace and war, except in the cases mentioned in the sixth article — of sending and receiving ambassadors — entering into treaties and alliances, provided that no treaty of commerce shall be made whereby the legislative power of the respective States shall be restrained from imposing such imposts and duties on foreigners, as their own people are subjected to, or from prohibiting the...
Seite 192 - ... in congress assembled : But if the united states in congress assembled shall, on consideration of circumstances judge proper that any state should not raise men, or should raise a smaller number than its quota, and that any other state should raise a greater number of men than the quota thereof, such extra number shall be raised, officered, clothed, armed and equipped in the same manner as the quota of such state, unless the legislature of such state shall judge that such extra number cannot...
Seite 217 - No Person held to, Service or Labour in one State, under the Laws thereof, escaping into another, shall, in Consequence of any Law or Regulation therein, be discharged from such Service or Labour, but shall be delivered up on Claim of the Party to whom such Service or Labour may be due.

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