Annual Report of the American Historical Association

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1908
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Page 213 - 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 213 - 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 246 - States; its white inhabitants shall be citizens, and stand, as to their rights and obligations, on the same footing with other citizens of the United States...
Page 205 - An act to provide for the adjustment of land grants made by Congress to aid in the construction of railroads and for the forfeiture of unearned lands, and for other purposes...
Page 215 - ... by rebels, with arms in their hands, and forbear to call upon their enemies to be our friends, and to help us in subduing them ; I, for one, if...
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 150 - 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 272 - Indians within their respective territory, according to boundaries to be agreed upon ; this engagement, however, to be subject to revision at the expiration of a given period. It Is hoped that, by making the engagement subject to revision, It may obviate the objection to the establishment of a boundary beyond which the settlements of the United States should be forever excluded." Ibid., p. 265. " British and Foreign State Papers,
Page 246 - ... effectually as if the same had been at the time of the establishment of the Constitution a part of the Territory of the U. States: provided nevertheless that Congress shall not have power to erect or establish in that portion of Louisiana which is situated North of the Latitude of /32/ degrees any new State or territorial government nor to grant to any citizen or citizens or other individual or individuals excepting Indians any right or title whatever to any part of the said portion of Louisiana...
Page 5 - ... make by-laws not inconsistent with law. Said Association shall have its principal office at Washington, in the District of Columbia, and may hold its annual meetings in such places as the said incorporators shall determine. Said Association shall report annually to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution concerning its proceedings and the condition of historical study in America.

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