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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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A Centennial Edition of the History of the United States: From the Discovery ...

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1876 - 744 pages
...Resaca do la Palma [May 8, 9] were known in the States, Congress had declared [May 11, 1846] that, "by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of...exists between that government and the United States ;" authorized the President to raise fifty thousand volunteers, and appropriated ten millions of dollars...
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Autobiography of William H. Seward, from 1801 to 1834: With a Memoir of His ...

William Henry Seward, Frederick William Seward - United States - 1877 - 822 pages
...and Congress indorsed this view of the case by almost unanimously agreeing to the declaration that, " by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that Government and the United States." Men and money were freely voted ; and it was evident that even at the North, where the opposition to...
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Our Country: A Household History of the United States for All ..., Volume 3

Benson John Lossing - History in art - 1877 - 2040 pages
...brilliant victories of Taylor were known at Washington, Congress (then in session) had declared that " by the act of the republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that government and the United States." They authorized the President to accept fifty thousand volunteers, and appropriated ten million dollars...
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A Complete History of Illinois from 1673 to 1873: Embracing the Physical ...

Alexander Davidson, Bernard Stuv - Illinois - 1877 - 944 pages
...an alacrity unusual, two days after, passed an act declaring that "by the act of the republic o' Mexico a state of war exists between that government and the United States ;" authorized the president to accept the services of 50,000 volunteers, ami appropriated $10,000,000...
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Our Country: A Household History for All Readers, from the ..., Volume 3

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1878
...brilliant victories of Taylor were known at Washington, Congress (then in session) had declared that uby the act of the republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that government and the United States." They authorized the President to accept fifty thousand volunteers, and appropriated ten million dollars...
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History of American Politics

Alexander Johnston - United States - 1879 - 274 pages
...$10,000,000 for its prosecution, was at once passed by both Houses. Its preamble was as follows : " Whereas, by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that government and the United States." This was considered a falsehood by the Whigs. They thought that President Polk had provoked hostilities...
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1819-1880

John Thomas Scharf - 1879
...vigor, and thus hastening the restoration of peace.' " Congress on the 13th of May, declared " that by the Act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war exists betwe?n that government and the United States," and authorized the President "to employ the militia,...
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Our Political Parties ...

Benjamin Franklin Tefft - Campaign literature - 1880 - 84 pages
...brought about by its own stupendous criminality. " Whereas," said the lying preamble to this bill, " by the act of the republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that government and the United States." The National party denied this statement. Every intelligent citizen knew it to be false ; and even...
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Harpers' Popular Cyclopaedia of United States History from the ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1881 - 1605 pages
...garrison at Fort Brown was relieved. Ill the meanwhile, Congress had declared (May 11, 1846) that, "by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of...exists between that government and the United States," and authorized the President to raise 50,000 volunteers. They also (May 13) appropriated $10,000,000...
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A History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American Continent ...

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1881 - 754 pages
...Resaca do la Palma [May_8, 9] were known in the States, Congress had declared [May 11, 1846] that, "by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of...exists between that government and the United States ;" authorized the President to raise fifty thousand volunteers, and appropriated ten millions of dollars...
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