Annual Report of the American Historical Association

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903 - Electronic journals
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Page 151 - States, and from the list of such persons each party shall alternately strike out one, the petitioners beginning, until the number shall be reduced to thirteen; and from that number not less than seven, nor more than nine names as congress shall direct, shall in the presence of congress be drawn out by lot, and the persons whose names shall be so drawn or any five of them, shall be commissioners or judges, to hear and finally determine the controversy, so always as a major part of the judges who...
Page 238 - States, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution. and to preserve the Union with all the dignity, equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired: and that as soon as these objects are accomplished the war ought to cease.
Page 263 - Western States (I speak now from my own observation) stand as it were upon a pivot. The touch of a feather would turn them any way.
Page 103 - States may be interrupted by the exercise of individual Legislation; to negative all laws passed by the several States, contravening in the opinion of the National Legislature the articles of Union ; and to call forth the force of the Union against any member of the Union failing to fulfill its duty under the articles thereof.
Page 131 - Resolved that a National Executive be instituted to consist of a Single Person to be chosen by the National Legislature for the term of seven years...
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Page 105 - Resolved, That a national judiciary be established to consist of one supreme tribunal ; the judges of which to be appointed by the second branch of the national legislature; to hold their offices during...
Page 4 - Said Association shall report annually to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution concerning its proceedings and the condition of historical study in America.
Page 159 - The Genuine Information, delivered to the Legislature of the State of Maryland, Relative to the Proceedings of the General Convention, Lately held at Philadelphia; By Luther Martin, esquire, Attorney-General of Maryland, and One of the Delegates in the said Convention.
Page 131 - Executive at the time of such increase or diminution, to be paid out of the Federal treasury, to be incapable of holding any other office or appointment during their time of service and for years thereafter ; to be ineligible a second time, and removable by Congress on application by a majority of the Executives of the several States...

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