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" House dissenting), had declared that "by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war exists between that Government and the United States... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 105
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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Autographs - 1925
...the Congress of the United States, have declared by this act, bearing date this day (May 13), that, by the act of the republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that government and the United States. Now therefore, I, James K. Polk, do hereby proclaim, etc." 2 pp. [With] Act Providing for the prosecution...
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California Conquered: The Annexation of a Mexican Province, 1846-1850

Neal Harlow - History - 1989 - 499 pages
...resolution was signed by the President on May 13, and his proclamation of the same day declared that "by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war exists." 4 The requisite first clash would escalate. Communication in 1846 was hardly instantaneous, and the...
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The Living Lincoln: The Man and His Times, in His Own Words

Abraham Lincoln, Paul McClelland Angle, Earl Schenck Miers - United States - 1992 - 673 pages
...with great unanimity, only two in the Senate and fourteen in the House dissenting, had declared that, "by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of...the House, and not fourteen merely, voted against it-besides this open attempt to prove, by telling the truth, what he could not prove by telling the...
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Law's Violence

Austin Sarat, Thomas R. Kearns - Law - 2009 - 270 pages
...America in Congress assembled" — is (quite remarkably) preceded by a "whereas" clause. "Whereas, by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that Government and the United States: Be it [therefore] enacted by the Senate 52. SJ Res. 1, "Deliberations for the World War I Declaration,"...
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The Cambridge History of American Foreign Relations: Volume 1, The Creation ...

Bradford Perkins, Walter LaFeber, Warren I. Cohen, Akira Iriye - History - 1995 - 272 pages
...military appropriations bill did the Democratic leadership propose to add a preamble, which declared that "by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war exists." Members of Congress did not easily swallow this, and about a third of the House and twenty senators...
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Stephen A. Douglas

Robert Walter Johannsen - Biography & Autobiography - 1973 - 993 pages
...emergency. The next afternoon, following the President's message, the bill was amended to recognize that "by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of...exists between that Government and the United States." Within an hour, it was passed by an overwhelming margin, with only fourteen negative votes. "The entire...
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Doniphan's Expedition

John Taylor Hughes - History - 1997 - 202 pages
...INHABITANTS OF NEW MEXICO, BY BRIG. GEN. BW KEARNEY, COMMANDING THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES IN THE SAME. As by the act of the Republic of Mexico a state of war...exists between that Government and the United States, and as the undersigned, at the head of his troops, on the 18th instant took possession of Santa Fe,...
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American Frontiers: Cultural Encounters and Continental Conquest

Gregory H. Nobles - History - 1998 - 304 pages
...others had been taken prisoner. Two days later, Polk sent a war message to Congress, claiming that "by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of...exists between that government and the United States." Some members of Congress objected that armed clashes did not make a war and that Polk himself bore...
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The Lost Art of Declaring War

Brien Hallett - Political Science - 1998 - 191 pages
...the Prosecution of the existing War between the United States and the Republic of Mexico. Whereas, by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war exists between that Government and the United-States: Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America...
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Rush for Riches: Gold Fever and the Making of California

J. S. Holliday - History - 1999 - 355 pages
...Polk read General Taylor's report of the engagement, and on May 13 the United States declared that "by the act of the Republic of Mexico a state of war exists." Military dispatches, diplomatic instructions, and vital intelligence all traveled at the speed of the...
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