The Anglo-American Future

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H. Milford, 1920 - 64 Seiten
 

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Seite 22 - Great Britain is the nation which can do us the most harm of any one, or all on earth; and with her on our side we need not fear the whole world.
Seite 55 - On Lake Ontario, to one vessel not exceeding one hundred tons burden, and armed with one eighteen pound cannon. "On the Upper Lakes, to two vessels not exceeding like burden each, and armed with like force.
Seite 55 - It is evident, if each party augments its force there, with a view to obtain the ascendency over the other, that vast expense will be incurred and the danger of collision augmented in like degree. The President is sincerely desirous to prevent an evil which it is presumed is equally to be deprecated by both governments. He therefore authorizes you to propose to the British...
Seite 16 - Agent who had ordered the ship) at Liverpool " received information from a private but most reliable source that it would not be safe to leave the ship at Liverpool another forty-eight hours.
Seite 55 - The naval force to be maintained upon the American lakes by His Majesty and the Government of the United States shall henceforth be confined to the following vessels on each side; that is — On Lake Ontario, to one vessel not exceeding 100 tons burden and armed with one 18-pound cannon. On the upper lakes, to two vessels not exceeding like burden each and armed with like force. On the waters of Lake Champlain, to one vessel not exceeding like burden and armed with like force. All other armed vessels...
Seite 21 - The high contracting powers, being convinced that the system of representative government is equally as incompatible with the monarchical principles as the maxim of the sovereignty of the people with the Divine right, engage mutually, in the most solemn manner, to use all their efforts to put an end to the system of representative governments in whatever country it may exist in Europe, and to prevent its being introduced in those countries where it is not yet known.
Seite 56 - ... on either side, with no armament one against another, but living in harmony, In mutual confidence, and with no other rivalry than a generous emulation In commerce and the...
Seite 21 - To stand in firm and cautious independence of all entanglements in the European system has been a cardinal point of their policy under every administration of their government from the peace of 1783 to this day.
Seite 21 - Government is as incompatible with the monarchical principle as the maxim of the sovereignty of the People is opposed to the principle of divine right, engage, in the most solemn manner, to employ all their means, and unite all their efforts, to put an end to the system of Representative Government, wherever it is known to exist, in the States of Europe, and to prevent...
Seite 55 - ... be incurred and the danger of collision augmented in like degree. The President is sincerely desirous to prevent an evil which it is presumed is equally to be deprecated by both Governments. He therefore authorizes you to propose to the British Government such an arrangement respecting the naval force to be kept on the lakes by both Governments as will demonstrate their pacific policy and secure their peace.

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