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" kept steadily in view was the consolidation of the Union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity, safety, perhaps our national existence. This important consideration, seriously and deeply impressed on our minds, led each state in the convention... "
THE WORKS OF WILLIAM H. SWEARD - Page 255
by GEOURGE E. BAKER - 1884
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Agenda Formation

William H. Riker - Political Science - 1993 - 285 pages
...remarks were that “the greatest interest of every true American” was “the consolidation of our Union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity, safety, perhaps our national survival.” The 423 words of this letter, appended to the Constitution, were printed at least 76 times...
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The Strategy of Rhetoric: Campaigning for the American Constitution

Riker, William Harrison Riker, William H. Riker, William H.. Riker, John Paul Mueller - Political Science - 1996 - 283 pages
...remarks were probably that "the greatest interest of every true American" was "the consolidation of our Union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity, safety, perhaps our national existence." The 423 words of this letter, appended to the Constitution, were printed at least 76 times (table 6.1,...
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George Washington and Slavery: A Documentary Portrayal

Fritz Hirschfeld - History - 1997 - 256 pages
...view, that which appears to us the greatest interest of every true American, the consolidation of our Union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity,...our minds, led each State in the Convention to be 11. Malcolm Bell Jr., Major Butler's Legacy: Five Generations of a Slaveholding Family, 69, 75, 76....
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The Politics of Dissolution

Marshall L. DeRosa
...view that which appears to be the greatest interest of every true American, the consolidation of our Union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity,...magnitude than might have been otherwise expected; and thus the Constitution which we now present, is the result of a spirit of amity and that of mutual...
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John Marshall: Definer of a Nation

Jean Edward Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 800 pages
...the Continental Congress, wrote that "In all our deliberations . . . we kept steadily in our view ... the consolidation of the Union, in which is involved...felicity, safety, perhaps our national existence.... The Constitution, which we now present, is the result of a spirit of amity, and ofthat neutral deference...
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An Exposition of the Constitution of the United States

Henry Flanders - Law - 1860 - 311 pages
...view that which appears" to us the greatest interest of every true American—the consolidation of our Union— in which is involved our prosperity/ felicity,...magnitude than might have been otherwise expected; and thus the Constitution which we now present is the result of a spirit of amity, and of that mutual...
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Internal Improvement: National Public Works and the Promise of Popular ...

John Lauritz Larson - Political Science - 2001 - 324 pages
...there was no higher purpose in the founding than " ''the consolidation of our Union [Clay's emphasis], in which is involved our prosperity, felicity, safety, perhaps our national existence.'" Especially with the rise of the West, where a scarcity of capital and enormous developmental needs...
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Internal Improvement: National Public Works and the Promise of Popular ...

John Lauritz Larson - Political Science - 2001 - 324 pages
...there was no higher purpose in the founding than " ''the consolidation of our Union [Clay's emphasis], in which is involved our prosperity, felicity, safety, perhaps our national existence.'" Especially with the rise of the West, where a scarcity of capital and enormous developmental needs...
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John C. Calhoun

H. Von Holst - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 364 pages
...declared “ the consolidation of the Union “ to be “ the greatest interest of every true American, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity, safety, perhaps our national existence.” We have seen how ardently Calhoun professed the same faith in his earlier years. Now, he boldy proclaims...
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The Tenth Amendment and State Sovereignty: Constitutional History and ...

Mark Robert Killenbeck - History - 2002 - 198 pages
...with "that which appears to us the greatest interest of every true American, the consolidation of our Union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity, safety, perhaps our national existence." 188 And individual state interests that might prove "particularly disagreeable or injurious to others"...
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