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Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 266 0 Browse Search
Henry Morton Stanley, Dorothy Stanley, The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley 224 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 222 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 214 0 Browse Search
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Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Legal justification of the South in secession. (search)
There was neither alliance nor confederacy between the colonies. When hostilities between Great Britain and the colonies became imminent, because of adverse imperial legislation and the unlimited Virginia made a declaration on the 12th of June, 1776, renouncing her colonial dependence on Great Britain and separating herself forever from that kingdom. On the 29th of June, in the same year, shCongress declaring absolution of the colonies from allegiance to the crown and government of Great Britain and that they were free and independent States. The Congress which made this Declaration wacident to separation from the parent country. The supremacy which had previously existed in Great Britain, separately over each colony and not jointly over all, having ceased, each became a free andhts, not a compact between States, but was recognized in its fullest demands, when, in 1782, Great Britain acknowledged New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, South Carolina, Georgia and the other c
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States. (search)
f the transaction, was the second war with Great Britain, closing in 1815 with the brilliant battlst of the Mississippi over territory which Great Britain had been accustomed to regard as her own. than it really was. Was it not better for Great Britain to leave them this bone of contention thantained strong expressions of attachment to Great Britain and the ardent desire for reconciliation. erty of the United States as successors to Great Britain, and prayed Congress to decide their contrd. France was now the ceding power, while Great Britain looked on with polite envy, and Spain thre of Paris, February 10, 1763, she ceded to Great Britain all of her American possessions east of a olve her in hostility with his enemies. Great Britain had shown marked dissatisfaction with the left the northern boundary in dispute with Great Britain. Its final settlement many years later thtates, and Richard Pakenham on the part of Great Britain. It was laid before the Senate for ratifi[103 more...]
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), The civil history of the Confederate States (search)
up of Southern States The conflict with Great Britain, which had been long impending, brought thr to those ministers who were appointed to Great Britain, France, Russia, Prussia, Austria, Belgiumcommerce. The general correspondence with Great Britain was not pleasing to Mr. Seward, and Lord Jat that France was compelled to join with Great Britain in meeting the condition of things which ilife. On the 13th of May, the decision of Great Britain to maintain strict neutrality and to accorisagreeable and dangerous controversy with Great Britain. The boarding of the Trent was an outraas an independent state should expect from Great Britain or from any other friendly nation on a simto foreign nations to raise the blockade. Great Britain desires to become the main producer of cotty than by themselves in the two wars with Great Britain in the last and in the present century; anthe wrongs which justified the revolt from Great Britain, the climax of atrocity was deemed to be r[4 more...]
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical: officers of civil and military organizations. (search)
legislature of Georgia in 1829, on account of being under twenty-one years of age, and removing to Montgomery, Alabama, entered the practice of the law, with well-deserved success. His abilities brought him so rapidly into public favor that in 1836 he was elected to the legislature, where he did the State great service as chairman of the Bank committee. But his fame chiefly rose from his career as a jurist, and in consequence he was tendered an appointment as secretary of legation to Great Britain by Andrew Jackson, also a position as justice of the Supreme court of Alabama by Governor Clay, both of which he declined. Afterward in 1842 he was chosen as a member of the legislature from Mobile, and having taken part in the discussions arising during the years 1849 and 1850 he was appointed to represent his State in the important Southern States convention which met in Nashville, Tennessee. Once again in 1852 he declined appointment to the Supreme court of Alabama, but in 1853 acce