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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 United... "
Great Debates in American History: The Civil War - Page 19
edited by - 1913
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The Political History of the United States of America During the Period of ...

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction - 1880 - 652 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, arid to the extent of my ability I shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly enjoiiH upon...
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Young Folk's History of the War for the Union

John Denison Champlin - United States - 1881 - 593 pages
...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...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union shall be faithfully executed in all the States. ... I trust this will not be regarded as a menace,...
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The Outbreak of Rebellion

John George Nicolay - United States - 1881 - 226 pages
...that the Union is perpetual ; that secession resolves or ordinances are legally void ; that acts of violence, within any State or States, against the...United States, are insurrectionary or revolutionary ; and that to the extent of his ability he should cause the laws to be faithfully executed in all the...
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Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880 ..., Volume 9

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1881
...a contest was looked upon as inevitable. In his inaugural address he said that he should "take care that the laws of the union be faithfully executed in all the states;" adding, " I trust this will not be regarded as a menace. There need be no bloodshed or violence, and...
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The National Hand-book of American Progress: A Ready Reference Manual of ...

Erastus Otis Haven - United States - 1882 - 560 pages
...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...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union shall be faithfully executed in all the States. Doing this, which I deem to be only a simple duty on...
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The Pioneer Boy: And how He Became President, The Story of the Life of ...

William Makepeace Thayer - Country life - 1882 - 395 pages
...all the express provisions of our national Constitution, and the Union will endure for ever. ... I consider that in view of the Constitution and the...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union shall be faithfully executed." How wonderful that the pioneer boy who wrote the aforesaid article for...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1882 - 655 pages
...get out of tho Union ; that retulum and ordinances to that effect are legally void , and that acts of violence, within any State or States, against the...view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unI broken, and, to the extent of my ability , I shall tuke care, as the Constitution itself expressly...
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Comprehensive Dictionary of Biography: Containing Succinct Accounts of the ...

Edward A. Thomas - Biography - 1883 - 590 pages
...March 4, 1861. In his inaugural address he clearly and firmly announced his resolution to "take care that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the States." On the llth of April, Gen. Beauregard, on behalf of the Southern Confederacy, demanded the surrender...
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Why I Am a Republican: A History of the Republican Party, a Defense of Its ...

George Sewall Boutwell - Presidential candidates - 1884 - 195 pages
...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...the Union be faithfully executed in all the States." This declaration did not stop with the assertion of the right of property in custom-houses, forts,...
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History of the Republican Party: Embracing Its Origin, Growth and Mission ...

Frank Abial Flower - United States - 1884 - 623 pages
...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...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union shall be faithfully executed in all the States. Doing this, which I deem to be only a simple duty on...
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