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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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Abraham Lincoln and the Abolition of Slavery in the United States

Charles Godfrey Leland - United States - 1879 - 250 pages
...treasonable libel on the Government, declaring that, "under the pretence of the military necessity of a war-power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution...disregarded in every part, and public liberty and private rights alike trodden down, and the material prosperity of the country essentially impaired ; and that...
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History of American Politics

Alexander Johnston - United States - 1879 - 274 pages
...August 2gth. It came under the control of the Peace Democracy,2 and declared in its platform that it was the sense of the American people that, after four years of failure to restore the Union by war, during which the Constitution had been violated in all its parts under the plea of military necessity,...
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The North American Review, Volume 131

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1880
...the rights of the States unimpaired." Making practical application of its doctrines, it resolved " That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...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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The North American Review

1880
...the rights of the States unimpaired." Making practical application of its doctrines, it resolved " That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...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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The Republican Manual: History, Principles, Early Leaders, Achievements of ...

Eugene Virgil Smalley - Campaign literature - 1880 - 341 pages
...to protect the civil rights of citizens.] FROM THE DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM OF 1864. THE WAR A FAILUSB. THIS convention does explicitly declare, as the sense...by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretext of a military necessity of a war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself...
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The Republican Text-book for the Campaign of 1880: A Full History of General ...

Burke Aaron Hinsdale - Campaign literature - 1880 - 216 pages
...1864.—The Democratic Convention at Chicago, August 29, 1864, adopted the following: " Resolved, That thia Convention does explicitly declare, as the sense of...by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretense of a military necessity or a war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself...
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Republican Campaign Text Book

Campaign literature - 1888
...resolutions, irm our unswerving devotion to utioa, and the indissoluble Union Democratic. 1864 — That this convention does explicitly declare ,as the...of failure to restore the Union by the experiment oficar, during which, under the pretence of a military necessity of war power higher than the Constitution,...
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The Republican Campaign Text Book for 1880 ...

Republican Congressional Committee - Campaign literature - 1880 - 215 pages
...etc." Democratic. PART II. The Rebellion. 1*JG4— That this convention does explicitly declare, ae the sense of the American people, that after four...failure to restore the Union by the experiment of toar, during which, under the pretense of a military necessity or war-power higher than the Constitution,...
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History of American Politics (non-partisan): Embracing a History of the ...

Walter Raleigh Houghton - Political parties - 1882 - 550 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...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 Diplomatic History of the War for the Union

William Henry Seward - United States - 1883 - 626 pages
...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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