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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 warpower higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded in every part,... "
The Political History of the United States of America, During the Period of ... - Page 361
by Edward McPherson - 1871 - 652 pages
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SERMONS ON RECENT NATIONAL VICTORIES, AND THE NATIONAL SORROW.

1865
...Convention does explicitly declare, as the sense of the American people, (it can't mean the common sense,) that after four years of failure, to restore the Union...by the experiment of war ! during which under the pretense of a military necessity, or war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Booksellers and bookselling - 1865 - 842 pages
...Union 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...disregarded in every part, and public liberty and privateright alike trodden down, and the material prosperity of the country essentially impaired, justice,...
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A Political Manual for 1866: Including a Classified Summary of the Important ...

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction - 1866 - 128 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 Contitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded in every part,...
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Southern History of the War: The Last Year of the War

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1866 - 363 pages
...chosen by the respective delegations. The two most important resolutions were as follows : " Resolced, 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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THE REBELLION REGISTER:

ROBERT A CAMPBELL - 1866
...equally 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 military necessity or war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has...
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THE AMERICAN CONFLICT: A HSTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION

HORACE GREELEY - 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 History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac Newton Arnold - Slavery - 1866 - 720 pages
...Resolved, That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the sense of American people, that after /o8r years of failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretense of military necessity, or war power, higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...Federal Union of the States."* Thus, this great party, in the midst of war, did "explicitly declare," that after four years of failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war, " immediate efforts should be made for a cessation of hostilities, with a view to a Convention, or...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...Federal Union of the States."* Thus, this great party, in the midst of war, did "explicitly declare," that after four years of failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war, " immediate efforts should be made JOr a cessation of hostilities, with a view to a Convention, or...
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SPEECHES AND PAPERS RELATING TO THE REBELLION AND THE OVERTHROW OF SLAVERY.

GEORGE S. BOUTWELL. - 1867
...return." I hope gentlemen who favor free speech will listen attentively to this resolution: — "Resolved, That this convention does explicitly declare as the...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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