Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 61 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
... to be such a love of accumulating wealth, without the manly desire to have the means of defending it against the aggressions of any power that may choose to make war upon us?
The Government of the United States cannot defend themselves against the weakest naval power, much less against a strong one, and we must, perforce, rely on that old system, so much in vogue in Thomas Jefferson's time, of paying tribut...
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