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" American people, that after four years of failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretence of a military necessity, or war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded in every... "
The Political History of the United States of America, During the Period of ... - Page 363
by Edward McPherson - 1871 - 652 pages
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The Works of William H. Seward, Volume 5

William Henry Seward - New York (State) - 1884
...agreed at Niagara that Pompey should do at Chicago. Here is what he actually did : — " Resolved, That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...which, under the pretence of a military necessity of war, a power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded in every...
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - Slavery - 1857 - 420 pages
...which meant peace; then they adopted a candidate intended to symbolise successful war. They resolved " that this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war . . . justice, humanity, liberty, and the public welfare demand that immediate efforts be made for...
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866
...second of these set forth the spirit and object of the democratic party, as follows : — ".Resolved, That this convention does explicitly declare, as the...sense of the American people, that after four years injurious and BO false should no longer prevail." See also, Appleton's "American Annual Cydopadia,"...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...conducive to the welfare and prosperity of all the States, both Northern and Southern. " Resolved, That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretense of a military necessity of a war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself...
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The Annual Register

History - 1865
...framework of Government equally conducive to the prosperity of all the States both Northern and Southern. " That this Convention does explicitly declare as the...Union by the experiment of war, during which, under pretence of military necessity or war-power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution has been...
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The History of the Civil War in the United States: Its Cause, Origin ...

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - United States - 1865 - 1021 pages
...equally conducive to the welfare and prosperity of all the States, both northern and southern. "Resolved, That this convention does explicitly declare, as the...which, under the pretence of a military necessity or war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded in every part,...
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Illustrated Life, Services, Martyrdom, and Funeral of Abraham Lincoln ...

David Brainerd Williamson - Presidents - 1865 - 285 pages
...the party, as laid down by this convention, set forth, among other things, the following : "Resolved, That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...which, under the pretence of a military necessity of a war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded in every...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...embodied the spirit of the Convention, and shaped the succeeding canvass, was as follows:— RttolrtJ., That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...experiment of war, during which, under the pretence of military necessity or war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded...
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LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

JOSEPH H. BARRETT - 1865
...equally conducive to the welfare and prosperity of all the States, both Northern and Southern. Resulted, That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretense of a military necessity of a war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself...
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The Political Manual

James M. Hiatt - United States - 1865 - 290 pages
...equally conducive to the welfare and prosperity of all the States, both Northern and Southern. Hetolved, That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretense of military necessity or war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has...
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