ent—the consent of the governed.
The right of self-government was vindicated in the Declaration of Independence, in favor of three millions of the subjects of Great Britain.
In the States of the Southern Confederacy, there were eight millions.
The American Republic, as has been said, was a failure, because of the antagonism of spoliation was commenced in 1816.
The doctrine of protection was not, at first, boldly avowed.
A heavy debt had been contracted during the war of 1812, with Great Britain, just then terminated.
It became necessary to raise revenue to pay this debt, as well as to defray the current expenses of the government, and for these lauda her plantations, and that the planter was fast becoming little better, than the overseer of the Northern manufacturer, and the Northern merchant.
A statesman of England once declared, that not so much as a hob-nail should be manufactured, in America.
The colonial dependence, and vassalage meant to be proclaimed by this expressio