The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

Johns Hopkins University Press, 1900

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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 11 - Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence (I conjure you to believe me, fellow-citizens), the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake, since history and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of republican government.
Seite 23 - No person should be selected for political station (whether of native or foreign birth) who recognizes any allegiance or obligation of any description to any foreign prince, potentate, or power...
Seite 110 - That the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government ought to be forever separate and distinct from each other, and no person exercising the functions of one of said departments shall assume or discharge the duties of any other.
Seite 123 - An humble acknowledgment to the Supreme Being, for his protecting care vouchsafed to our fathers in their successful Revolutionary struggle, and hitherto manifested to us, their descendants, in the preservation of the liberties, the independence, and the union of these States. 2. The perpetuation of the Federal Union and Constitution, as the palladium of our civil and religious liberties, and the only sure bulwarks of American Independence. 3. American...
Seite 124 - A change in the laws of naturalization, making' a continued residence of twenty-one years, of all not hereinbefore provided for, an indispensable requisite for citizenship hereafter, and excluding all paupers, and persons convicted of crime, from landing upon our shores ; but no interference with the vested rights of foreigners.
Seite 121 - Resistance to the aggressive ix>licy and corrupting tendencies of the Roman Catholic Church in our country by the advancement to all political stations — executive, legislative, judicial or diplomatic — of those only who do not hold civil allegiance, directly or indirectly, to any foreign power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, and who are Americans by birth, education and training, thus fulfilling the maxim 'Americans only shall govern America.
Seite 124 - State. 7. The recognition of the right of native-born and naturalized citizens of the United States, permanently residing in any Territory thereof, to frame their constitution and laws, and to regulate their domestic and social affairs in their own mode, subject only to the provisions of the Federal...
Seite 114 - ... the Constitution of the country, the Union of the States, and the enforcement of the laws...
Seite 49 - The right of the people to recall their representatives at their pleasure; 6) The right of the people to change the Constitution when they like; 7) All lawsuits to be conducted without expense; 8) A department of the government to be set up for the purpose of protecting immigration; 9) A reduced term for acquiring citizenship.
Seite 17 - ... time or more, between the first and last putting on of their hats. I afterwards queried with my companion, concerning the reason of their conduct, and he gave for answer, that they held it unlawful to pray till they felt some inward motion for the same ; and that secret prayer was more acceptable than to utter words ; and that it was most proper for every one to pray, as moved thereto by the spirit in their own minds. "I likewise queried if they had no women amongst them? He told me they had,...

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