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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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Illinois, Historical and Statistical: Comprising the Essential ..., Volume 2

John Moses - Illinois - 1892 - 1316 pages
...question of the prosecution of the war were expressed in the second resolution, as follows: "Resolved, that this convention does explicitly declare, as the...restore the Union by the experiment of war, during DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION. 707 which, under the pretence of a military necessity or power higher...
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Redeeming the Republic: The Third Period of the War of the Rebellion in the ...

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1889 - 478 pages
...convention. The aim, intention, and spirit of the members were thus expressed : " The Constitution has been disregarded in every part, and public liberty...trodden down, and the material prosperity of the country injured. Justice, humanity, liberty, and the public welfare demand that immediate efforts be made for...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 9

John George Nicolay, John Hay - United States - 1890
...prisoners of war. But the clause written by Mr. Vallandigham and by him forced upon his party— 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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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 9

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 1890
...prisoners of war. But the clause written by Mr. Vallandigham and by him forced upon his party — 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 Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 23

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - United States - 1890
...popular credulity." The following declaration was embodied in the Democratic platform of 1864: "That the convention does explicitly declare, as the sense of...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 - 1892 - 492 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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The Republican Party and Its Leaders: A History of the Party from Its ...

Thomas Wallace Knox - 1892 - 608 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 Life and Times of William Lowndes Yancey: A History of Political Parties ...

John Witherspoon Du Bose - Confederate States of America - 1892 - 752 pages
...Pendleton, of Ohio, for vice-President. The second resolution of the platform adopted declared : " Resolved, That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...Union by the experiment of war, during which, under a pretense of a military necessity of a war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself...
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National Conventions of the Democratic & Republican Parties: From 1832 ...

Henry Harrison Smith - Democratic National Convention - 1892 - 131 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...the Union by the experiment of war, during which, uude:- the pretense of a military necessity or war power higher than the constitution, the constitution...
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American Politics (non-partisan) from the Beginning to Date: Embodying a ...

Thomas Valentine Cooper, Hector Tyndale Fenton - Political parties - 1892 - 854 pages
...and not 1>\ the State tribunal. [Cheers.1 [Plank 2. The Rebellion. DEMOCRATIC. REPUBLICAN. 1864— That this convention does explicitly declare, as the...four years of failure to restore the Union by the ex1864— That it is the highest duty of every American citizen to maintain against all their enemies...
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