The Progress of America from the Discovery by Columbus to the Year 1846, Volumen1,Tema 2

Whittaker & Company, 1847

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Página 37 - prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of patriotism, who would labour to subvert these great pillars of human happiness, these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. The mere politician, equally with the pious man, ought to respect and to cherish them.
Página 6 - for that purpose obstructing the laws for naturalisation of foreigners ; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new appropriations of lands. He has made judges dependent on his will alone for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries. He has obstructed the administration of justice,
Página 11 - law, or in the heads of departments. 3. The president shall have power to fill up all vacancies, that may happen during the recess of the Senate, by granting commissions which shall expire at the end of their next session. Section III.—He shall, from time to time, give to
Página 35 - various parts. For this you have every inducement of sympathy and interest. Citizens, by birth or c-hoice, of a common country, that country has a right to concentrate your affections. The name of American, which belongs to you in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of patriotism, more
Página 7 - CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES. We, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquillity, provide for the common defence, promote the general •welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and posterity, do ordain and establish this constitution
Página 11 - citizens of another state ; between citizens of another state ; between citizens of different states ; between citizens of the same state claiming lands under grants of different states, and between a state or the citizens thereof, and foreign states, citizens, or subjects. 2. In all cases affecting ambassadors, other
Página 36 - hostile to republican liberty ; in this sense it is, that your union ought to be considered as a main prop of your liberty, and that the love of the one ought to endear to you the preservation of the other. The North, in an unrestrained intercourse with the South, protected by the equal
Página 38 - can be no greater error than to expect or calculate upon real favours from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard. In offering to you, my countrymen, these counsels of an old and affectionate
Página 39 - without alloy, the sweet enjoyment of partaking, in the midst of my fellow-citizens, the benign influence of good laws under a free government— the ever favourite object of my heart, and the happy reward, as I trust, of our mutual cares, labours, and dangers. United States, September 17, 1796.
Página 37 - All obstructions to the execution of the laws, all combinations and associations, under whatever plausible character, with the real character to direct, control, counteract, or awe the regular deliberation and action of the constituted authorities, are destructive of this fundamental principle, and of fatal tendency.

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