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Sec. 2. The Great English Charters of King Jobn, Henry

III., and Edward I., -

69

3. Petition of Rights presented to King Charles I.,

with his replies, -

70

4. Bill of Rights, passed 1st William and Mary, 1689, 75

5. Comments on the English Charters, and on English

Liberties,

80

6. Constitution of South Carolina,

82

* 7. Bill of Rights of Virginia,

83

8. Constitutions of New Jersey and Maryland,

86

9. Bill of Rights and Constitution of North Carolina, 88

Constitution of New York,

91

Bill of Rights of Massachusetts,

93

66 12.
Bill of Rights of New Hampshire,

99

Bill of Rights of Vermont,

106

Constitution of Kentucky,

108

General comments on Bills of Rights,

109

“ 16. Arbitrary Imprisonments, and the Writ of Habeas

Corpus,

111

The President's Proclamations of September, 1862, 116

Cession of Public Lands and Territories to the United

States,

119

Ordinance of Congress of 1784,

121

Ordinance of July 13th, for the government of the

Territory of the United States, north-west of the

Ohio River,

125

66 21.

Cessions of Lands and Territorial jurisdiction by

North Carolina and Georgia,

134

" 22. Purchase of Louisiana, and the terms of the treaty

of purchase, -

139

66 23. Territorial Governments, and Laws established in and

for the Louisiana Purchase,

140

“ 24. The Missouri Compromise,

143

Free colored persons born in the United States, re-

cognized by Congress, as citizens,

146

Resolution providing for the admission of the State

of Missouri into the Union, on a certain condition, 147

“ 26. Review of the action of Congress upon the subject

of Slavery,

147

• 27. The Compromises of Congress, and of the Constitu-

tional Convention which formed the Constitution

of the United States, -

149

1st. Equality of power of the States, under the Confed.

eration,

150

2d. The Cession of the Public Lands and Territories to

151

3d. The Ordinance of Congress, of July 13th, 1787,

,

152

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Sec. 2. Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, and Ver-

mont,

200

The Colonies of New York and New Jersey, 201

The Colony of Maryland,

202

Settlement of North and South Carolina,

203

Province of Pennsylvania. Colony of Georgia, 204

Charters of the Colonies. Estimated number of

each race of people. German Settlers,

205

Methodist Church. French Settlements,

506

Indented Servants,

207

Emigration to the United States,

210

3. Diversities of Race, Language, Religion, and Opin-

ion; and Amalgamation,

211

4. Puritans and Puritanism,

214

Common Schools and Education,

217

5. The Puritans not friendly to Religious, Civil, or Po-

litical Liberty,

218

The Quakers-Their origin, peculiarities, and virtues, 221

7. Fanaticism and Demagogism,

223

8. Prayers of Enthusiasts, and their Influence,

226

9. A Political Sermon,

228

“ 10. The Fanaticism and Disunion sentiments of the Ab-

olitionists,

230

“ 11. Policy and objects of the Abolitionists,

232

Wendell Phillips and his Lectures,

233

American Politics and Politicians,

237

“ 14. The election, by the people, of State and Judicial Of-

ficers, and of Presidential Electors by General

Ticket,

239

“ 15. Political Conventions, Creeds and Platforms, 242

* 16. Tendencies and Evils of Political Platforms,

245

“ 17. Tendencies and Effects of the Policy and Action of

the Abolitionists,

247

“ 18. Young America,

252

Young Mens' Convention,

253

" 19. False security at the North immediately before the

Rebellion,

254

* 20. Popular Delusions in relation to War, Slaves, Slavery,

and the Abolition of Slavery, -

254

Origin of Slavery, and influence of war upon it, and

its abolition,

255

General Character of Slaves,

255

Effects of Climate on Constitution and Character, 256

Insurrections, Murders, and Civil Wars by Slaves, 257

Slaves in time of War,

258

“ Population and Military Power, -

259

“ 21. Dangers of the Country, and the Remedies pro

posed,

261

66 13.

66

Page. Sec. 21. The admission of New States,

265 New Mexico and Utah,

266 Basis of our system of Government,

266 Mexico, Central America, and Cuba.

267 Future strength of the Free and Slave States, 276 Anticipations of the 4th of March, 1861,

277 66 22. Fanaticism of Masonry and Anti-Masonry,

278 “ 23. Non-Intervention, and State Sovereignty over Municipal subjects,

279 “ 24. Religious Liberty-Liberty of Speech, and the Freedom of the Press,

284 Schools and Education,

286

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