The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

John Martin Vincent
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1898

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Dowd digs in to a somewhat unfamiliar topic: native American spiritualism. It was part aspiration and part salvation. It was the nativistic mindset of some Indian leaders -- spanning the Great Lakes ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

A SPIRITED RESISTANCE: The North American Indian Struggle for Unity, 1745-1815

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A fresh and thorough review of the role of prophets and religion in Native American relations with Europeans and Americans during a critical period of contact. Reassessing conventional wisdom about ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Seite 78 - That no person who shall deny the being of God, or the Truth of the Protestant Religion, or the Divine Authority either of the Old or New Testament, or who shall hold Religious Principles incompatible with the Freedom and Safety of the State, shall be capable of holding any Office or Place of Trust or Profit in the Civil Department, within this State.
Seite 49 - Parma, the colony or province of Louisiana, with the same extent that it now has in the hands of Spain, and that it had when France possessed it ; and such as it should be after the treaties subsequently entered into between Spain and other States.
Seite 85 - And whereas the Senate of the United States have approved of the said arrangement and recommended that it should be carried into effect, the same having also received the sanction of His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, acting in the name and on the behalf of His...
Seite 41 - The day that France takes possession of New Orleans fixes the sentence which is to restrain her forever within her low water mark. It seals the union of two nations who, in conjunction, can maintain exclusive possession of the ocean. From that moment we must marry ourselves to the British fleet and nation.
Seite 47 - That he would give us the Floridas to withhold intercourse with the residue of those colonies cannot be doubted. But that is no price, because they are ours in the first moment of the first war, and until a war they are of no particular necessity to us. But, although with difficulty, he will consent to our receiving Cuba into our Union, to prevent our aid to Mexico and the other provinces. That would be a price, and I would immediately erect a column on the southernmost limit of Cuba and inscribe...
Seite 83 - ... desirous of annulling this stipulation, and should give notice to that effect to the other party, it shall cease to be binding after the expiration of six months from the date of such notice. The naval force so to be limited shall be restricted to such services as will in no respect interfere with the proper duties of the armed vessels of the other party.
Seite 16 - You shall take especial care, that God Almighty be devoutly and duly served throughout your government, the book of common prayer as by law established, read each sunday, and holy-day, and the blessed sacrament administered according to the rites of the church of England.
Seite 166 - In the latter case," he said, "a very inconvenient state of things would exist," and he was directed to say that in the opinion of Her Majesty's Government the best course would be formal withdrawal of the notice of November 23, 1864. On June 16, 1865, Mr. Seward answered that the dispatch of March 8 was intended as a withdrawal of the previous notice within the time allowed, and that it is so held by the Government of the United States.1 On August 19, 1865, the British minister once more wrote to...
Seite 45 - I asked the minister (Talleyrand) what were the east bounds of the territory ceded to us ? He said he did not know ; we must take it as they had received it. I asked him how Spain meant to give them possession ? He said, according to the words of the treaty.
Seite 103 - March 8th, 1840, the following resolution passed the House of Representatives : ' ' That the President of the United States be requested to communicate to this House, if compatible with the public service, whether the Government of Great Britain...

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