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" ... or views of other powers, and preserving a constant readiness to concur in an honorable re-establishment of peace and friendship, is a solemn question which the constitution wisely confides to the legislative department of the Government. In recommending... "
The Edinburgh Annual Register - Page 305
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A Survey of American History: Source Extracts

Howard Walter Caldwell - United States - 1900 - 255 pages
...to the legislative department of the Government. In recommending it to their early deliberations I am happy in the assurance that the decision will be...councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation. — Richardson, Messayes and Papers of tlte Presidents, vol. I, pp. 500, 50$. Henry Clay, in a speech...
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American Navigation: The Political History of Its Rise and Ruin and the ...

William Wallace Bates - Merchant marine - 1902 - 466 pages
...confides to the legislative department of the government. In recommending it to their deliberations I am happy in the assurance that the decision will be...councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation." . . . The Declaration of War. The foregoing message did not surprise Congress. In the House, the leaders,...
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Great Debates in American History: Foreign relations, part 1

Marion Mills Miller - Civil rights - 1913
...to the legislative department of the Government. In recommending it to their early deliberation, I am happy in the assurance that the decision will be...councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation. 182 DECLARATION OP WAR The message was referred to a committee of which John C. Calhoun was chairman....
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Readings in American History

David Saville Muzzey - United States - 1915 - 594 pages
...to the Legislative Department of the Government. In recommending it to their early deliberations, I am happy in the assurance, that the decision will...councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation. . . . James Madison PART IV. NATIONAL VERSUS SECTIONAL INTERESTS PART IV. NATIONAL VERSUS SECTIONAL...
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Readings in American History

David Saville Muzzey - United States - 1915 - 594 pages
...to the Legislative Department of the Government. In recommending it to their early deliberations, I am happy in the assurance, that the decision will...councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation. . . . James Madison PART IV. NATIONAL YERSUS SECTIONAL INTERESTS PART IV. NATIONAL VERSUS SECTIONAL...
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The Life of John Caldwell Calhoun, Volume 1

William Montgomery Meigs - Statesmen - 1917
...to the Legislative Department of the Government. In recommending it to their early deliberation, I am happy in the assurance that the decision will be...councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation." The message was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and on June 3 Calhoun reported from the...
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The Life of John Caldwell Calhoun, Volume 1

William Montgomery Meigs - Statesmen - 1917
...to the Legislative Department of the Government. In recommending it to their early deliberation, I am happy in the assurance that the decision will be...councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation." The message was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and on June 3 Calhoun reported from the...
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A History of the Great War, Volume 1

Bertram Benedict - World War, 1914-1918 - 1919
...to the legislative department of the Government. In recommending it to their early deliberations I am happy in the assurance that the decision will be...councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation But in one hundred years the United States had grown from a few states in an under-developed economic...
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The United States of America ...

David Saville Muzzey - United States - 1922 - 803 pages
...to the legislative department of the government. In recommending it to their early deliberations I am happy in the assurance that the decision will be...councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation." The hand was Madison's, but the voice was Henry Clay's. Congress by a vote of 79 to 49 in the House...
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The Republic Reborn: War and the Making of Liberal America, 1790-1820

Steven Watts - History - 1989 - 406 pages
..."I am happy in the assurance," the President concluded warily, "that the decision will be worthy of the enlightened and patriotic councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation.'"'7 Congressional Liberal Republicans displayed none of Madison's hesitance. In the absence...
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