The History of the United States of America, Volum 6

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Politics of Pennsylvania
67
State Resolutions in its Favor
75
CHAPTER XXI
84
Boston Memorial Presidents Answer
89
Second Session of the Tenth Congress
95
State of the Revenue
106
Reception of the Enforcing Act
113
Alleged Federal Plot
119
Renewed Debate on the Embargo
125
Substitute for the Embargo
131
Territory of Illinois
138
The Cabinet Mission to Russia
150
Trial of Bright and his Militiamen
163
Erskine Arrangement
172
First Proceedings
178
Effects of that Disavowal
185
Breach with Jackson
193
Differences of Opinion as to the Policy to be adopted
197
Effects and History of the Nonimportation Act
203
Manufactures
209
New Remonstrances Rambouillet Decree
215
View taken of it by Wellesley
219
Proceedings in Relation to Florida
225
Revenue and Appropriations
231
Close of the Eleventh Congress
237
Termination of Pinkneys Mission
243
Barlows Mission to France
249
Treaty of Fort Wayne New Doctrine of the Prophet 353
255
Third Census and Apportionment
261
Continuation of the Debate
273
Ways and Means Gallatin
281
Politics of New York
288
Question of Breach of Privilege
294
Clinton nominated for the Presidency
300
Revenue Measures Restrictions on Trade
307
CHAPTER XXV
313
A political Revolution
319
Assault on the Liberty of the Press Baltimore Riots
326
Reaction Political Revolution in Maryland
332
Fall of Michilimackinac Hulls Supplies intercepted
338
British Declaration respecting the Orders in Council
344
Character given by this Question to the War
352
Military Muster in Kentucky
359
First naval Events of the War
365
Dispute as to Authority over the Militia
372
CHAPTER XXVI
378
Changes in the Cabinet
385
Occupation of Mobile Retaliations authorized
391
Controversy as to Prisoners of War
445
Forces employed during the Year
451
Discussion on French Influence
457
Navy Acts the Army
461
Pennsylvania and New Jersey
468
Restrictive System abandoned Protection to Manufactures
476
Failures at Prairie du Chien and Michilimackinac
482
Recruits for the Army
488
British War Party
492
Siege of Fort Erie Assault repulsed
498
Measures of Defense
504
The British in Washington
510
Battle of PlattsburgRetreat of the British
516
Defense of Fort Bowyer
522
Madisons Message Finances
525
Hartford Convention proposed
533
Jacksons March on Pensacola
539
Meeting of the Hartford Convention
545
Its Acceptance Commissioners sent to Washington
553
Milítia Martial Law Tennessee Volunteers
560
Battle of New Orleans Retreat of the British
564
Indian Auxiliaries 134
568
Financial and Commercial Enactments Commercial Con
570
New Arrangement of the Army Officers retained
577
Encouragement of Domestic Manufactures
583
Currency New National Bank
589
Nomination of Monroe for the Presidency
594
Politics of New Hampshire Dartmouth College
601
Effects of the Compensation Act Specie Payments
607
Territory of Alabama Domestic Slave Trade
613
Madisons Political Character
619
Other Appointments Monroes Visit to New England
622
Fifteenth Congress Calhoun and Clay
628
SlaveryFugitive Slave Law
635
Jacksons Seminole Campaign
641
Constitution of Connecticut f847
649
Jacksons Northern Journey Collision with Scott 654 i
658
Bill for erecting Missouri into a State Proposed Exclusion
661
Speech of Tallmadge
667
Southern Threats of destroying the Union
675
Disordered State of the Currency
681
Missouri Question State Action upon it
687
Monroe hesitates to Sign the Bill
691
Perpetuity of Slavery Jefferson
697
Second Session of the Sixteenth Congress Speaker
703
Declaration of the Presidential Vote
709
AUTHORITIES
715
INDEX
721

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Pàgina 579 - States as aforesaid ought to be collected or received otherwise than in the legal currency of the United States, or Treasury notes, or notes of the Bank of the United States, or in notes of banks which are payable and paid on demand in the legal currency of the United States.
Pàgina 734 - Pictorial History of England. Being a History of the People as well as a History of the Kingdom, down to the Reign of George III.
Pàgina 571 - In adjusting the duties on imports to the object of revenue, the influence of the tariff on manufactures will necessarily present itself for consideration. However wise the theory may be, which leaves to the sagacity and interest of individuals the application of their industry and resources, there are in this, as in other cases, exceptions to the general rule.
Pàgina 733 - To which are added a Synopsis of Words differently Pronounced by different Orthoepists ; and Walker's Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names.
Pàgina 25 - M'Clay, for it ; also John Quincy Adams, who signalized his adherence to the policy of the administration by a display of very vehement zeal. " The president," he urged, " has recommended this measure on his high responsibility. I would not consider, I would not deliberate, I would act. Doubtless the president possesses such further information as will justify the measure.
Pàgina 38 - Were I to indulge my own theory, I should wish them to practise neither commerce nor navigation, but to stand with respect to Europe precisely on the footing of China. We should thus avoid wars, and all our citizens would be husbandmen.
Pàgina 258 - ... professing to be republicans, to make good the promises held out by their republican predecessors, when they came into power; promises which, for years afterwards, they honestly, faithfully fulfilled.
Pàgina 680 - ... regulations respecting the territory and other property of the United States.
Pàgina 261 - ... you expect if they were the uncontrolled lords of the ocean? Had those privateers at Savannah borne British commissions, or had your shipments of cotton, tobacco, ashes, and what not, to London and Liverpool, been confiscated and the proceeds poured into the English exchequer, my life upon it you would never have listened to any miserable wire-drawn distinctions between "orders and decrees affecting our neutral rights...
Pàgina 540 - But in cases of deliberate, dangerous, and palpable infractions of the Constitution, affecting the sovereignty of a State, and liberties of the people ; it is not only the right but the duty of such a State to interpose its authority for their protection, in the manner best calculated to secure that end.

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