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CONTENTS OF THE “WAR POWERS," ETC.

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PPEFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION...

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THE CONSTITUTION

-purpose for which it was founded.

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how violated......

liberal and strict constructionists..

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powers we should expect to find in it........ 10

contains powers to make laws for peace and laws

for war......

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result, if it denies the power to save the Union. 11

some leading questions under it stated.
powers not delegated are reserved..

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are limited and defined......
power to provide for the general welfare and com-

mon defence, is not relied upon in this work
as the basis of argument...

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authorita construction of......

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WAR — distinction between the objects and the means of

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SLAVERY - its unexpected growth

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the "privileged class”

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abolished by European governments......

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in 1862, not slavery in 1788.....

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are slaveholders arbiters of peace and war ?

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though hated, why it was tolerated....

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recognition of, not inconsistent with the perpetuity of the

republic....

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considered as belonging to the domestic affairs of States ;

can government interfere with it ?...

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constitutional rights over, not affected by party platforms.. 131

domestic institutions....

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may be interfered with by Congress, for its protection.... 133

Congress may interfere against it

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may be interfered with by operation of militia laws.... 134

may be interfered with by laws regulating commerce be-

tween the States ..

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by the power to make treaties....

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power to suppress

insurrection..

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right to deal with it not to be sought in party platforms... 139

distinction between emancipating slaves and abolishing

slavery......

....preface i.

President's Proclamation and the emancipation acts their

effect....

.. preface ü.

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SLAVERY — may be interfered with (so far as taking away slaves may

be said to interfere with it) under the power to appro-
priate private property to public use, as shown in
Chap. I. p.

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also by the exercise of the war powers of Congress, as
shown in Chap. II. p.

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also by the war power of the President, as shown in Chap.
III.
p.

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also by the power to punish treason, as shown in Chap. V.

also by the power to punish rebels, as shown in Chap. VII. p.

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when and how it may be abolished by Congress ..pref. iv. v. vi.

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APPENDIX, containing the Prize Cases

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