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" That this assumption of power by a military tribunal, if successfully asserted, not only abrogates the right of the people to assemble and .discuss the affairs of government, the liberty of speech and of the press, the right of trial by jury, the law... "
THE TRUTH FROM AN HONEST MAN. - Page 5
1863
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Responsible Citizenship

Arthur Benton Mavity, Nancy Barr Mavity - Citizenship - 1923 - 424 pages
...citizen against oppression by his own government. They guarantee among other things freedom of religion, of speech, and of the press; the right of trial by jury; and protection against unreasonable search and seizure and cruel and unusual punishments. The Federalists,...
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Lincoln

David Herbert Donald - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 714 pages
...Vallandigham as a "blow . . . against the spirit of our laws and Constitution" and an abrogation of "the liberty of speech and of the press, the right...of evidence, and the privilege of habeas corpus." If sustained by the President, the arrest and banishment would strike "a fatal blow at the supremacy...
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The Ashes That Still Remain

Thomas Koys - Abortion - 2002 - 211 pages
...Valiandigham was a "blow . . . against the spirit of our laws and Constitution" and an abrogation of "the liberty of speech and of the press, the right...of evidence, and the privilege of habeas corpus." Lincoln responded with remarkable affinity to a Catholic pontiff. Simply put, his answer was "I have...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates

Edward A. Pollard - History - 2004 - 756 pages
...tribunal, if successfully asserted, not only abrogates the right of the people to assemble and discuss the affairs of government, the liberty of speech and of...Constitution of the United States — the supreme law of the land — has denned the crime of treason against the United States to consist ' only in levying war...
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Human Body Size and the Laws of Scaling: Physiological, Performance, Growth ...

William D. Pederson, Thomas T. Samaras, Frank J. Williams - History - 2007 - 381 pages
...orator expressed outrage against the allegedly arbitrary action of the Administration in suppressing the liberty of speech, and of the press, the right of trial by jury, the law of evidence, and the right of habeas corpus, and in general, its assertion of the supremacy of military over civil law....
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This Mighty Scourge: Perspectives on the Civil War

James M. McPherson - History - 2007 - 272 pages
...violation of the Constitution" that "abrogates the right of the people to assemble and discuss the affairs of government, the liberty of speech and of the press, the right of trial by jury and the privilege of habeas corpus . . . aimed at the rights of every citizen of the North."25 These...
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