Annual Report of the American Historical Association

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1908
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Page 215 - 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.
Page 156 - The work of placing the stones has now been discontinued until the warm spring weather will permit a renewal of the gatherings which have thus far made a neighborhood celebration of the occasion. The first settler has been invited to repeat his recollection of trail days to an interested audience of old and young. The children have also taken an active part with songs and recitations, and it is believed that the marking of the old Santa Fe Trail will result in the increase of the historic conscience,...
Page 215 - That the maintenance inviolate of the rights of the States, and especially the right of each State to order and control its own domestic institutions according to its own judgment exclusively...
Page 370 - It will be my sincere and constant desire to observe toward the Indian tribes within our limits a just and liberal policy, and to give that humane and considerate attention to their rights and their wants which are consistent with the habits of our government and the feelings of our people.
Page 64 - It is believed that a leading aim in history teaching is to help the child to appreciate what his fellows are doing, and to help him to intelligent voluntary action in agreement or disagreement with them. To accomplish these results there must be continuous attention in each of the grades to contemporary problems suitable to his intelligence, and also attention to events in the past that he can understand. The following fields of human activity must furnish these events: political, industrial, social,...
Page 152 - To perpetuate the memory and the spirit of the men and women who achieved American independence, by the acquisition and protection of historical spots and the erection of monuments; by the encouragement of historical research in relation to the Revolution and the publication of its results; by the preservation of documents and relics, and of the records of the individual services of Revolutionary soldiers and patriots, and by the promotion of celebrations of all patriotic anniversaries.
Page 383 - The Government and people of the United States are hereby obliged to secure to the said Choctaw Nation of Red People the jurisdiction and government of all the persons and property that may be within their limits west, so that no Territory or State shall ever have a right to pass laws for the government of the Choctaw Nation of Red People and their descendants; and that no part of the land granted them shall ever be embraced in any Territory or State...
Page 346 - ART. 8. Whereas the said emigrating party cannot prepare for immediate removal, the United States stipulate, for their protection against the incroachments, hostilities, and impositions, of the whites, and of all others ; but the period of removal shall not extend beyond the first day of September, in the year eighteen hundred and twenty-six.
Page 242 - Jefferson," Vol. VIII: pp. 241-249. 1CS27— OS 16 241 Indians within the TJ. S. on the East side of the Missisippi : to exchange lands on the East side of the river for those of the white Inhabitants on the West side thereof and above the latitude of 31 degrees: to maintain in any part of the province such military posts as may be requisite for peace or safety: to exercise police over all persons therein, not being Indian Inhabitants: to work salt springs, or mines of coal, metals and other minerals...
Page 9 - These officers shall be elected by ballot at each regular annual meeting of the association. V. The executive council shall have charge of the general interests of the association...

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