A History of the United States of America: On a Plan Adapted to the Capacity of Youth...

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第 403 頁 - their respective houses, and in going to or returning from the same; and for any speech or debate in either house, they shall not be questioned in any other place. • 2. No senator or representative shall, during
第 230 頁 - the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without his aid?' We have been assured, sir. in the sacred writings, that except the
第 220 頁 - Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action; and, bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life.
第 404 頁 - 16. To exercise exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever, over such district (not exceeding ten miles square) as may, by cession of particular states, and the acceptance of congress, become the seat of government of the United States, and to
第 263 頁 - tone of a high-minded and independent American, urged congress " to repel this indignity of the French government, by a course which shall convince that government and the world, that we are not a degraded people, humiliated under a colonial spirit of fear and a sense of inferiority, fitted to be the miserable instruments of foreign.
第 257 頁 - conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
第 403 頁 - shall be uniform :•' throughout the United States : The congress shall have power— 2. to borrow money on the credit of the United States: 3. To regulate commerce with foreign nations,
第 404 頁 - roads: 9. To constitute tribunals inferior to the supreme court: To define and punish piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and offences against the law of nations: 10. To declare war. grant letters of marque and reprisal, and make rules concerning captures on land and water: 11. To raise and support armies; but no
第 353 頁 - It is therefore ordained and declared, That the ordinance entitled ' An ordinance to nullify certain acts of the congress of the United States, purporting to be laws laying duties on the importation of foreign commodities ' and all acts passed in pursuance thereof, be henceforth deemed and held to have no force or effect
第 239 頁 - abuse of his power, and the restraints to operate to prevent it? In the first place, he will be impeachable by this house before the senate for such an act of maladministration ; for I contend, that the wanton removal of meritorious officers would subject him to impeachment and removal from his own high trust.