Journal of Social Science: Containing the Transactions of the American Association, Tema 36

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Leypoldt & Holt, 1898
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Página 23 - I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so; and I have no inclination to do so.
Página 19 - States, made in pursuance of the second section of the fourth article of the Constitution of the United States...
Página 19 - ... as their good life and orderly conversation, may win and incite the natives of [the] country to the knowledge and obedience of the only true God and Saviour of mankind, and the Christian faith, which in our royal intention, and the adventurers' free profession, is the principal end of this plantation.
Página 23 - No amendment shall be made to the Constitution which will authorize, or give to Congress the power to abolish or interfere, within any State, with the domestic institutions thereof, including that of persons held to labor or service by the laws of said State.
Página 20 - Ruler of the universe, as a proof of our allegiance to him, in all our civil relations and offices, whether as private citizens or as public functionaries sworn to support the Constitution of the United States, to regard and to treat the third clause of the fourth article of that instrument, whenever applied to the case of a fugitive slave, as utterly null and void, and consequently as forming no part of the Constitution of the United States, whenever we are called upon or sworn to support it.
Página 134 - If the policy of isolation, which has hitherto been the policy of this country, is to be maintained in the future, then the fate of the Chinese Empire may be, probably will be, hereafter decided without reference to our wishes and in defiance of our interests.
Página 86 - ... that gave the degree of bachelor of arts to students of eighteen years would give only a secondary course of education after all, for it would find itself forced to use the methods of instruction that characterize the secondary school.
Página 20 - ... in that it is a contract to rob a man of a natural right, namely, his natural right to his own liberty, and is, therefore, absolutely void ; therefore, Resolved, That we hereby give it to be distinctly understood by this nation and the world, that, as abolitionists, considering that the strength of our cause lies in its righteousness, and our hope for it in our conformity to the laws of God and our respect for the rights of man, we owe it to the Sovereign Ruler of the universe, as a proof of...
Página 73 - Is not refinement, too, one of the ends for which we are aiming — not alone knowledge, but culture; not alone light, but sweetness ? And if we can turn our youth from the street corners to the school playground, transformed into a temple of learning, are we not helping to that end...
Página 80 - ... of experts and specialists thoroughly versed in the habits and traditions of the several nations. The knowledge required by our members of Congress and our executive departments will make a demand upon higher education for post-graduate students who have concentrated their investigations upon points in international law and the philosophy of history. Diplomacy will become a great branch of learning for us. This has been felt for some time, although it has not been consciously realized.

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