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" It follows from these views that no State upon its own mere motion can lawfully get out of the Union ; that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void ; and that acts of violence, within any State or States, against the authority of the \... "
The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern Rebellion: From ... - Page 7
by Orville James Victor - 1861
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A Political Manual for 1866 [to 1869]

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1866 - 128 pages
...among other things he said, "no State of its own mere motion can lawfully get out of the Union ;" and that " in view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbroken, and to the extent of my ability I shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly enjoins...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Presidents - 1867 - 480 pages
...Union js less perfect than before; the Constitution having lost the vital element of perpetuity. " It follows from these views, that no State, upon its...view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbroken ; and, to the extent of my ability, I shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Presidents - 1867 - 480 pages
...Union is less perfect than before ; the Constitution having lost the vital element of perpetuity. " It follows from these views, that no State, upon its...insurrectionary or revolutionary, according to circumstances. requisition, or in some authoritative manner direct the contrary. " I trust this will not be regarded...
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The National Handbook of Facts and Figures: Historical, Statistical ...

United States - 1868 - 407 pages
...possible, the Union is less than before, the Constitution having lost the vital element oi perpetuity. It follows from these views that no State, upon its...view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbroken, and, to the extent of my ability, I shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly...
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Democracy in the United States: What it Has Done, what it is Doing, and what ...

Ransom Hooker Gillet - United States - 1868 - 414 pages
...contain like expressions, and so do speeches of members. In his first inaugural address he said : " It follows from these views that no State, upon its...resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void." The pretence of "conquest" was never even suggested until lung after the war, and then by members of...
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Democracy in the United States: What it Has Done, what it is Doing, and what ...

Ransom Hooker Gillet - United States - 1868 - 414 pages
...speeches of members. In his first inaugural address he said : " It follows from these views that O no State, upon its own mere motion, can lawfully get...resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void." The pretence of "conquest" was never even suggested until long after the war, and then by members of...
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Democracy in the United States: What it Has Done, what it is Doing, and what ...

Ransom Hooker Gillet - United States - 1868 - 414 pages
...pretext, as among the gravest of crimes.' I now reiterate these sentiments." He further stated : " It follows from these views, that no State, upon its...own mere motion, can lawfully get out of the Union ; and that acts of violence, within any State or States, against the authority of the United States,...
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The Voter's Text Book, Comprising a Collection of the Most Important ...

James M. Hiatt - United States - 1868 - 382 pages
...union of the States is perpetual; that no State could, upon its own mere motion, get out of the Union ; that acts of violence within any State or States against...United States are insurrectionary or revolutionary, and that he should, as the Constitution expressly enjoined upon him, take care that the laws of the...
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HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER - 1868
...government, and not a mere association, of the states; that no state of its own mere motion can lawfully go out of the Union; that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void; and that in this view he should take care, as enjoined by the Constitution, that all the laws of the Union should...
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History of the American Civil War: Containing the events from the ...

John William Draper - United States - 1868
...government, and not a mere association of the states ; that no state of its own mere motion can lawfully go out of the Union ; that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void ; and that in this view he should take care, as enjoined by the Constitution, that all the laws of the Union should...
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