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" American people, that after four years of failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretense of a military necessity or war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded in every... "
The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine - Page 524
1889
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Twenty Years of Congress: from Lincoln to Garfield: With a Review ..., Volume 1

James Gillespie Blaine - United States - 1884 - 752 pages
...were contained in the second resolution as follows : " That this Convention does explicitly declare aa the sense of the American people, that after four...during which under the pretense of a military necessity of a war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded in every...
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Republican Campaign Text Book

Campaign literature - 1884 - 254 pages
...— That this convention does explicitly deflare, as the sense of the American people, that of ter four years of failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretence of a military necessity of war-power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself...
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Campaign of '84: Biographies of James G. Blaine, the Republican Candidate ...

Thomas Valentine Cooper - Campaign literature - 1884 - 530 pages
...National, and not !>;• the State tribunal. fChecrs.1 [Plank 2. The Rebellion. DEMOCRATIC. 1864— That this convention does explicitly declare, as the sense of the American people, that after four year* of failure to restore the Union by the exREPUBLICAN. 1864— That it is the highest duty of every...
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Campaign of '84: Biographies of S. Grover Cleveland, the Democratic ...

Benjamin La Fevre - Political parties - 1884 - 532 pages
...Na tional, and not b} the State tribunal. [Cheers.l [Plank 2. The Rettellion. DEMOCRATIC. 1864__That this convention does explicitly declare, as the sense of the American people, that after four year s of failure to restore ike Union by the exREPUBLICAN. 1864—That it is the highest ^duty of...
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Twenty Years of Congress: from Lincoln to Garfield: With a Review ..., Volume 1

James Gillespie Blaine - United States - 1884 - 700 pages
...restore the Union by the experiment of war, during which under the pretense of a military necessity of a war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded in every part, and public liberty and private right alike trodden down, and the material prosperity of the country...
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A History of Presidential Elections

Edward Stanwood - Political Science - 1884 - 424 pages
...exhaust all the resources of statesmanship ... to secure such peace." The convention had proclaimed "four years of failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war;" General McClellan wrote: "I could not look in the face of my gallant comrades of the army and navy,...
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A History of the United States in Chronological Order from the Discovery of ...

Emery E. Childs - United States - 1885 - 268 pages
...all. The platform adopted by the Democratic party, with other less important resolutions, declared, " That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretence of a military necessity or war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself...
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Lincoln and Stanton: A Study of the War Administration of 1861 and 1862 ...

William Darrah Kelley - United States - 1885 - 110 pages
...its deliberations. It was, however, not a convention of representative Democrats, for it resolved " that after four years of failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war," " justice, humanity, liberty, and the public welfare demand that immediate efforts be made for a cessation...
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The Great Conspiracy: Its Origin and History

John Alexander Logan - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1886 - 912 pages
...General Committee " by that Arch-Copperhead and Conspirator himself.* It was in these words: "Resolved, That this Convention does explicitly declare as the...which, under the pretense of a military necessity, or War-power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded in every part,...
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Life of Emery A. Storrs: His Wit and Eloquence, as Shown in a Notable ...

Isaac E. Adams - Lawyers - 1886 - 840 pages
...familiar sound. In 1864 I remember Mr. Tilden denounced another failure. For instance: ' Resolved, That this Convention does explicitly declare as the...American people, that after four years of failure,' etc. "So you see that is a favorite word with them. In 1876 they 'denounce the failure for all these...
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