A School History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1890 : Combined with the History of the Negro Soldiers in the Spanish-American War: Also a Short Sketch of Liberia
Isaac Goldmann, 1891 - 400 pages
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Page 14 - And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.
Page 29 - I thank you most sincerely for your polite notice of me, in the elegant lines you enclosed ; and however undeserving I may be of such encomium and panegyric, the style and manner exhibit a striking proof of your poetical talents; in honor of which, and as a tribute justly due to you, I would have published the poem, had I not been apprehensive, that, while I only meant to give the world this new instance of your genius, I might have incurred the imputation of vanity. This, and nothing else, determined...
Page 206 - First, that the people of the island of Cuba are, and of right ought to be, free and independent. "Second, that it is the duty of the United States to demand, and the government of the United States does hereby demand, that the government of Spain at once relinquish its authority and government in the island of Cuba, and withdraw its land and naval forces from Cuba and Cuban waters.
Page 206 - That the United States hereby disclaims any disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its determination when that is accomplished to leave the government and control of the island to its people.
Page 184 - Slaves, manumitted here, became freemen, and therefore, if born within North Carolina, are citizens of North Carolina ; and all free persons born within the State are born citizens of the State.
Page 196 - Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That, in the opinion of Congress a condition of public war exists between the government of Spain and the government proclaimed and for some time maintained by force of arms by the people of Cuba; and that the United States of America should maintain a strict neutrality between the contending powers, according to each all the rights of belligerents in the ports and territory of the United States.
Page 30 - If you should ever come to Cambridge, or near head-quarters, I shall be happy to see a person so favored by the Muses, and to whom nature has been so liberal and beneficent in her dispensations. I am, with great respect, your obedient, humble servant, GEORGE WASHINGTON^ 1 Sparks's Washington, vol.
Page 14 - And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard: and he drank of the wine, and was drunken ; and he was uncovered within his tent.