Slavery Doomed: Or, The Contest Between Free and Slave Labour in the United States

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Smith, Elder & Company, 1860 - Počet stran: 224
 

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Strana 186 - That as our Republican fathers, when they had abolished slavery in all our national territory, ordained that " no person should be deprived of life, liberty or property, without due process of law...
Strana 181 - That Congress has no power, under the Constitution, to interfere with or control the domestic institutions of the several States, and that such States are the sole and proper judges of everything appertaining to their own affairs not prohibited by the Constitution...
Strana 62 - The inhabitants and settlers in the said territory shall be subject to pay a part of the federal debts contracted or to be contracted, and a proportional part of the expenses of government, to be apportioned on them by Congress, according to the same common rule and measure by which apportionments thereof shall be made on the other states...
Strana 82 - After we shall have offered Spain a price for Cuba far beyond its present value, and this shall have been refused, it will then be time to consider the question — Does Cuba, in the possession of Spain, seriously endanger our internal peace and the existence of our cherished Union ? Should this question In.
Strana 186 - That the maintenance of the principles promulgated in the Declaration of Independence and embodied in the Federal Constitution, " That all men are created equal ; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable...
Strana 213 - Our fathers, when they framed the government under which we live, understood this question just as well, and even better, than we do now.
Strana 187 - ... the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures has been violated — they have been deprived of life, liberty, and property, without due process of law...
Strana 86 - In the discussions to which this interest has given rise and in the arrangements by which they may terminate the occasion has been judged proper for asserting, as a principle in which the rights and interests of the United States are involved, that the American continents, by the free and independent condition which they have assumed and maintain, are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers...
Strana 62 - That after the year 1800 of the Christian era there shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in any of the said States, otherwise than in punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted to have been personally guilty.
Strana 187 - WE, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquillity, provide for the common defence, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

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