Illustrated School History of the United States and the Adjacent Parts of America: From the Earliest Discoveries to the Present Time

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D. Appleton, 1872 - 516 páginas

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Burgoynes Campaign and Surrender
239
Movements of Howe and Washington in 1777
248
The American Army at Valley Forge
253
Campaign of 1778 Monmouth Newport Savannah Wyoming
257
Campaign of 1779 Movements in South Carolina Capture of Stony Point Sullivans Indian Expedition Siege of Savannah Paul Jones
262
Campaign of 1780 Fall of Charleston Partisan Warfare in the South Battle of Camden
269
Arnolds Treachery Battle of Kings Mountain
276
Campaign of 1781 The Cowpens Guilford Court House Ninety Six Eutaw Springs
282
CHAPTER PAGE XIX Siege of Yorktown Surrender of Cornwallis
293
End of the Revolutionary War
298
Formation of a Federal Constitution
304
PART IV
312
John Adamss Administration 17971801
326
Jeffersons Administration 18011809
329
Madisons Administration 18091812
338
Madisons Administration continued 1812 314
344
Madisops Administration continued 1813
353
Madisons Administration continued 18141817
371
Monroes Administration 18171825
390
John Quincy Adamss Administration 18251829
397
Jacksons Administration 18291837
401
Van Burens Administration 18371841
411
Administration of Harrison and Tyler 18411845
413
Polks Administration 18451849
423
Administration of Taylor and Fillmore 184953
445
Pierces Administration 1853 1857
452
Buchanans Administration 18571861
458
Lincolns Administration 18611865
462
Johnsons Administration 1865186
506
Present Condition of the United States
511
Declaration of Independence
513
Constitution of the United States 517
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Amendments of the Constitution
xi
Chronological Record
xiv

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Página viii - The Congress shall have power to dispose of and make all needful rules and regulations respecting the territory or other property belonging to the United States ; and nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to prejudice any claims of the United States, or of any particular State. SECTION 4. The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion, and on application of the Legislature, or of the Executive...
Página ii - Judgment in Cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and Disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honour, Trust or Profit under the United States : but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law.
Página viii - No Person held to Service or Labour in one State, under the Laws thereof, escaping into another, shall, in Consequence of any Law or Regulation therein, be discharged from such Service or Labour, but shall be delivered up on Claim of the Party to whom such Service or Labour may be due.
Página vi - States, and a Majority of all the States shall be necessary to a Choice. In every Case, after the Choice of the President, the Person having the greatest Number of Votes of the Electors shall be the Vice President. But if there should remain two or more who have equal Votes, the Senate shall chuse from them by Ballot the Vice President. The Congress may determine the Time of chusing the Electors, and the Day on which they shall give their Votes; which Day shall be the same throughout the United States.
Página iii - Adjournment) shall be presented to the President of the United States; and before the Same shall take Effect, shall be approved by him, or being disapproved by him,, shall be repassed by two thirds of the Senate and House of Representatives, according to the Rules and Limitations prescribed in the Case of a Bill. SECTION.
Página ii - No Person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen. 'The Vice President of the United States shall be President of the Senate, but shall have no Vote, unless they be equally divided.
Página i - All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. SECTION 2. The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States, and the Electors in each State shall have the Qualifications requisite for Electors of the most numerous Branch of the State Legislature.
Página 336 - Soon shall thy arm, unconquered steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car ; Or on wide waving wings expanded bear The flying chariot through the fields of air...
Página 515 - We must therefore acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our separation, and hold them, as .we hold the rest of mankind, enemies in war, in peace friends.
Página 256 - I am not worth purchasing; but such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it.

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