Sketch of the Life and Public Services of General Lewis Cass: With the Pamphlet on the Right of Search, and Some of His Speeches on the Great Political Questions of the Day

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Alexander Mc'Farren, 1852 - 420 páginas
 

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Página 412 - And Abraham gat up early in the morning to the place where he stood before the LORD : and he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the plain, and beheld, and, lo, the smoke of the country went up as the smoke of a furnace.
Página 320 - States declares that congress shall have power to dispose of, and make all needful rules and regulations respecting, the territory and other property belonging to the United States.
Página 372 - An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory.
Página 364 - Constitution ; that all efforts of the abolitionists or others, made to induce Congress to interfere with questions of slavery, or to take incipient steps in relation thereto, are calculated to lead to the most alarming and dangerous consequences...
Página 279 - Let not him that girdeth on his harness boast himself as he that putteth it off.
Página 372 - And the Governor, legislative Council, and House of Representatives shall have authority to make laws in all Cases for the good government of the district not repugnant to the principles and articles in this ordinance established and declared.
Página 412 - So the people shouted when the priests blew with the trumpets. And it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and the people shouted with a great shout, that the wall fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, every man straight before him, and they took the city.
Página 361 - That the Federal Government is one of limited powers, derived solely from the Constitution, and the grants of power shown therein, ought to be strictly construed by all the departments and agents of the government, and that it is inexpedient and dangerous to exercise doubtful constitutional powers.
Página 372 - Be it ordained, by the United States in Congress assembled, that the said territory, for the purposes of temporary government, be one district, subject, however, to be divided into two districts, as future circumstances may, in the opinion of Congress, make it expedient.
Página 108 - Pennsylvania line aforesaid ; provided, always, and it is hereby fully understood and declared by this convention, that if the southerly bend or extreme of Lake Michigan should extend so far south that a line drawn due east from it should not intersect Lake Erie...

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