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... nations whose commerce with our country was suffering under these
depredations , and if not checked by all the means in the power of the
Government would have authorized claims from the subjects of foreign
Governments for indemnities ...
These are by discovery , conquest , or negotiation , and this committee can not
conceive any other means by which new territory can ever be acquired by any
sovereign . If this be so , then a government which is not endowed with ...
Now , as war itself is never to be justified except as a means necessary to the
preservation of permanent peace and greater security , and can never be
rightfully declared for the single and naked purpose of acquiring territory ,
therefore the ...
1789-1901 United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. of
new States into the Union , and which was probably intended to provide for the
very case of new territory acquired by some of the means before referred to .
... organization of a commission to examine the subject , consisting of members of
both Chambers as the best means of preparing those bodies for an ultimate
decision , and that he should submit the proposition at an early day to the council
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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Read full review
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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Read full review