Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 13 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...ustaining; it is its own protector.
If the State places herself between the United States and the offending citizen, and attempts to shield him by force of arms, it is she who declares war upon the United States , not the United States upon her. In such a contingency, the force used by the latter, and which they have a clear right to use, is not in attack, but in defence; not war, but the rightful vindication...
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