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" Whereas, The laws of the United States have been for some time past, and now are opposed, and the execution thereof obstructed, in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, by combinations too powerful... "
ILLUSTRATED LIFE, SERVICES, MARTYRDOM, AND FUNERAL OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN - Page 97
1867
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How America Goes to War

Frank Everson Vandiver - Political Science - 2005 - 156 pages
...States are opposed and the execution thereof obstructed by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings or by the powers vested in the marshal."1 Washington issued an August 1794 proclamation calling for militia. He did it reluctantly,...
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Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, as Originally Reported in ...

Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College Harold Holzer - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 413 pages
...proclamation, stating that an insurrection against the Government of the United States has broken out in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas, and the laws of the United States, for the collection of the revenue, cannot be effectually executed...
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One Nation, Indivisible?: A Study of Secession and the Constitution

Robert F. Hawes - Political Science - 2006 - 374 pages
...must either be opposed or their execution obstructed by "combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the marshals" . In 1794, neither the courts in Pennsylvania nor the federal marshal were able to execute the laws,...
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"Whom Can We Trust Now?": The Meaning of Treason in the United States, from ...

Brian F. Carso (Jr.) - History - 2006 - 266 pages
...States were opposed, and the execution thereof obstructed by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the marshall of that district." 13 His attorney general, William Bradford, advised Washington that the...
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Victory of Law: The Fourteenth Amendment, the Civil War, and American ...

Deak Nabers - History - 2006 - 239 pages
...Congress on April 15, 1861, he cast his war aims largely in terms of the maintenance of the law. Since "the laws of the United States have been for some time past, and are now opposed, and the execution thereof obstructed" in Southern states, Lincoln "call[ed] forth...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 pages
...following terms : WHEREAS, An insurrection against the Government of the United States has broken out in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas, and the laws of the United States for the collection of the revenue can not be efficiently executed...
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Building Fluency Through Practice and Performance: American History

Timothy Rasinski, Lorraine Griffith - Education - 2007 - 176 pages
...Fort Sumter smote every loyal American full in the face." Union President Abraham Lincoln, April 1861 "Whereas the laws of the United States have been for...Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas ... I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, hereby do call forth the militia of the -^r...
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Act of Justice: Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War

Burrus Carnahan - History - 2007 - 212 pages
...units of the provisional Confederate army were described as "combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the [US] Marshals by law." Once these rebellious combinations had been suppressed, the president stated,...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 463 pages
...would stand by the Government, the President. The Cabinet met. A proclamation was framed. It named the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas as having "combinations too powerful to be suppressed" by ordinary procedure of government. "Now therefore,...
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No Guarantee Of A Gun: How and Why the Second Amendment Means Exactly What ...

John Massaro - Education - 2008 - 704 pages
...opposed, or the execution thereof obstructed, in any state, by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the marshals by this act, it shall be lawful for the President of the United States, to call forth the militia of such...
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