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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
edited by - 1814
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To Chain the Dog of War: The War Power of Congress in History and Law

Francis Dunham Wormuth, Edwin Brown Firmage - Law - 1989 - 361 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...patriotic councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation/1 The acts of war — impressment of sailors and seizure of vessels — of which Madison complained...
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Deeds Done in Words: Presidential Rhetoric and the Genres of Governance

Karlyn Kohrs Campbell, Kathleen Hall Jamieson - History - 1990 - 275 pages
...a just cause into the hands of the Almighty Disposer of Events . . . is a solemn question. . . .lam happy in the assurance that the decision will be worthy...councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation. 32 Past forbearance becomes the basis for powerful emotional appeals. In 1846, in a speech noteworthy...
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Deeds Done in Words: Presidential Rhetoric and the Genres of Governance

Karlyn Kohrs Campbell, Kathleen Hall Jamieson - History - 1990 - 275 pages
...just cause into the hands of the Almighty Disposer of Events . . . is a solemn question. . . . lam happy in the assurance that the decision will be worthy...patriotic councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation.32 Past forbearance becomes the basis for powerful emotional appeals. In 1846, in a speech noteworthy...
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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Fred L. Israel, Jim F. Watts, Thomas J. McInerney - History - 2000 - 396 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. . . . PRESIDENT JAMES MADISON'S VETO OF THE SECOND BANK OF THE UNITED STATES 30 January 1815 PRESIDENT...
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The War of 1812

David Stephen Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler - History - 2002 - 217 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. . . . JAMES MADISON. Source: James D. Richardson, comp., A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States History ...

Clement A. Evans - History - 2004 - 776 pages
...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 next day John C. Calhoun, chairman of the House committee to whom the President's message was referred,...
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Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation

Peter L. Bernstein - History - 2005 - 448 pages
...branch to decide. He nevertheless pronounced himself assured that the decision would be "worthy of the enlightened and patriotic councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation." On June 4, the House of Representatives obliged by declaring war on Great Britain by a vote of 79—49,...
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State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States from the Accession ...

Electronic books - 1815
...am happy in the assuranee, that the deeision will be worthy the enlightened and patriotiek eouneils of a virtuous, a free and a powerful nation. Having...and of the solemn alternative growing out of them, I proeeed lo remark that the eommunieations last made to Congress on the subjeet of our relations with...
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The Statesman's Manual: Containing the Addresses and Messages of ..., Volume 1

United States. President - Presidents - 1858
...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...enlightened and patriotic councils of a virtuous, free, and a powerful nation. Having presented this view of the relations of the United States with...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

English poetry - 1812
...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 worthy the enlightened and patriqtic councils of a virtuous, a free, and a powerful nation. Having presented this view of the...
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