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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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BIOGRAPHIES OF S. GROVER CLEVELAND AND THOMAS A. HENDRICKS

GEN'L BENJAMIN LA FEVRE - 1884
...Na tional, and not b} the State tribunal. [Cheers.l [Plank 2. The Rettellion. DEMOCRATIC. 1864__That this convention does explicitly declare, as the sense of the American people, that after four year s of failure to restore ike Union by the exREPUBLICAN. 1864—That it is the highest ^duty of...
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A History of the United States in Chronological Order from the Discovery of ...

Emery E. Childs - United States - 1885 - 254 pages
...all. The platform adopted by the Democratic party, with other less important resolutions, declared, " 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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Lincoln and Stanton: A Study of the War Administration of 1861 and 1862 ...

William Darrah Kelley - Biography & Autobiography - 1885 - 88 pages
...its deliberations. It was, however, not a convention of representative Democrats, for it resolved " that after four years of failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war," " justice, humanity, liberty, and the public welfare demand that immediate efforts be made for a cessation...
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The Great Conspiracy: Its Origin and History

John Alexander Logan - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1886 - 810 pages
...General Committee " by that Arch-Copperhead and Conspirator himself.* It was in these words: "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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Life of Emery A. Storrs: His Wit and Eloquence, as Shown in a Notable ...

Isaac E. Adams - Lawyers - 1886 - 800 pages
...familiar sound. In 1864 I remember Mr. Tilden denounced another failure. For instance: ' Resolved, That this Convention does explicitly declare as the...American people, that after four years of failure,' etc. "So you see that is a favorite word with them. In 1876 they 'denounce the failure for all these...
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Four Years with the Army of the Potomac

Régis de Trobriand - United States - 1888 - 757 pages
...platform. The sentiments of the convention were expressed in the following resolution : — " Resolved, That this convention does explicitly declare, as the...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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A Short History of the War of Secession, 1861-1865

Rossiter Johnson - United States - 1888 - 552 pages
...supposed to have written the most significant of them. The platform presented these propositions : " That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...experiment of war, during which, under the pretence of military necessity, of a war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 18

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...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 or war-power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself...
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The American Manual and Patriot's Handbook

Bp. Samuel Fallows - Political parties - 1888 - 423 pages
...conducive to the welfare and prosperity of all the States, both northern and southern. Resolved, Th&\. this convention does explicitly declare, as the sense...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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A History of Presidential Elections

Edward Stanwood - Presidents - 1888 - 452 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...failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war, iluring which, under the pretence of a military necessity, or war power higher than the Constitution,...
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