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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 970 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 126 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. 126 0 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 114 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 100 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 94 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 88 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 8 86 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 7, 4th edition. 76 0 Browse Search
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) 74 0 Browse Search
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" All the large States advocated a national government, and the weaker States, opposed it and favored a federal government. Mr. Pinckney, of South Carolina, offered a resolution to call the new government the "United States of America," but it was voted down, and Mr. Randolph's resolutions in favor of a national government were adopted and referred to a committee of details to form a constitution for a national government.-- Patterson, of New Jersey, Roger Sherman and Oliver Ellsworth of Connecticut, advocated striking out national and inserting federal. It was ultimately done, and to them we were indebted for the late Federal Union.--The nationalists proposed to annihilate the rights of the States, as incompatible with a national government. The advocates of a federal government, on the contrary, were for preserving State sovereignty, independence and equality, and their plan, the Federal Constitution, was finally adopted in committee, reported back, and carried in Convention, refe