The Republican Scrap Book: Containing the Platforms, and a Choice Selection of Extracts, Setting Forth the Real Questions in Issue, the Opinions of the Candidates, the Nature and Designs of the Slave Oligarchy, as Shown by Their Own Writers, and the Opinions of Clay, Webster, Josiah Quincy, and Other Patriots, on Slavery and Its Extension ...

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J.P. Jewett & Company, 1856 - 80 стор.
 

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Сторінка 70 - And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of the gift of God ? That they are not to be violated but with His wrath?
Сторінка 6 - That the Federal Government is one of limited powers, derived solely from the Constitution, and the grants of power made therein ought to be strictly construed by all the departments and agents of the Government ; and that it is inexpedient and dangerous to exercise doubtful constitutional powers. "2. That the Constitution does not confer upon the General Government the power to commence and carry on a general system of Internal Improvements.
Сторінка 11 - After we shall have offered Spain a price for Cuba far beyond its present value, and this shall have been refused, it will then be time to consider the question — Does Cuba, in the possession of Spain, seriously endanger our internal peace and the existence of our cherished Union ? Should this question In.
Сторінка 16 - That the maintenance of the principles promulgated in the Declaration of Independence and embodied in the Federal Constitution...
Сторінка 54 - The one seemed woman to the waist, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and vast, a serpent armed With mortal sting.
Сторінка 6 - That the liberal principles embodied by Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence, and sanctioned in the Constitution, which makes ours the land of Liberty, and the asylum of the oppressed of every nation, have ever been cardinal principles in the democratic faith...
Сторінка 17 - ... the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures has been violated; they have been deprived of life, liberty and property without due process of law...
Сторінка 69 - ... in all cases involving title to slaves, the said writs of error or appeals shall be allowed and decided by the said Supreme Court without regard to the value of the matter, property, or title in controversy; and except also that a writ of error or appeal shall also be allowed to the Supreme Court of the United States from the decision of the said Supreme Court created by this act, or of any judge thereof, or of the district courts created by this act, or of any judge thereof, upon any writ of...
Сторінка 50 - The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, — the most unremitting despotism on the one part and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it; for man is an imitative animal. This quality is the germ of all education in him.
Сторінка 8 - That in view of so commanding an interest, the people of the United States cannot but sympathize with the efforts which are being made by the people of Central America to regenerate that portion of the continent which covers the passage across the interoceanic isthmus.

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