The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America: 1776 ; and Washington's Farewell Address to the People of the United States, 1796
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The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America, 1776: And ...
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1862
ADDRESS administration affection alliances alter appear ARTES assent attachment authority avoiding become benefit causes character choice circumstances citizen combinations common conduct Congress connected Constitution continuance counsels course danger DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE derived direct duty endeavor equal essential establishing execution exists experience faction favorite favors force foreign former frequent George give Government greater habits happiness hold hope human important INDEPENDENCE indulgence influence injury institutions intercourse interest interruption jealousy John justice laws lead legislative legislature less liberty likewise look maintain mean mind morality motives nation natural necessary necessity object Observe occasion organization particular party passions patriotism peace perhaps permanent political popular powers present preservation principles prosperity protection public opinion refused relation render Representatives respect rule sense sentiment separate sometimes spirit strength things Thomas true trust union United usurpations whole
Side 50 - In offering to you, my countrymen, these counsels of an old and affectionate friend, I dare not hope they will make the strong and lasting impression I could wish; that they will control the usual current of the passions, or prevent our nation from running the course, which has hitherto marked the destiny of nations.
Side 49 - Harmony and a liberal intercourse with all nations, are recommended by policy, humanity, and interest. But even our commercial policy should hold an equal and impartial hand ; neither seeking nor granting exclusive favors or preferences; consulting the natural course of things ; diffusing and diversifying, by gentle means, the streams of commerce, but forcing nothing...
Side 14 - Stephen Hopkins, William Ellery. Connecticut. — Roger Sherman, Samuel Huntington, William Williams, Oliver Wolcott. New York.— William Floyd, Philip Livingston, Francis Lewis, Lewis Morris. New Jersey. — Richard Stockton, John Witherspoon, Francis Hopkinson, John Hart, Abraham Clark. Pennsylvania. — Robert Morris, Benjamin Rush, Benjamin Franklin, John Morton, George Clymer, James Smith, George Taylor, James Wilson, George Ross.
Side 32 - The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government. — But, the Constitution which at any time exists, 'till changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all.
Side 27 - The South, in the same intercourse, benefiting by the agency of the North, sees its agriculture grow and its commerce expand. Turning partly into its own channels the seamen of the North, it finds its particular navigation invigorated; and while it contributes, in different ways, to nourish and increase the general mass of the national navigation, it looks forward to the protection of a maritime strength, to which itself is unequally adapted.
Side 23 - ... agitated in every direction, were liable to mislead, amidst appearances sometimes dubious, vicissitudes of fortune often discouraging, in situations in which not unfrequently want of success has countenanced the spirit of criticism, the constancy of your support was the essential prop of the efforts, and a guarantee of the plans by which they were effected.
Side 27 - The North, in an unrestrained intercourse with the South, protected by the equal laws of a common government, finds in the productions of the latter great additional resources of maritime and commercial enterprise and precious materials of manufacturing industry. The South in the same intercourse, benefiting by the agency of the North, sees its agriculture grow and its commerce expand.
Side 28 - Any other tenure by which the West can hold this essential advantage, whether derived from its own separate strength, or from an apostate and unnatural connexion with any foreign power, must be intrinsically precarious.
Side 33 - ... the alternate triumphs of different parties, to make the public administration the mirror of the ill-concerted and incongruous projects of faction, rather than the organ of consistent and wholesome plans digested by common councils, and modified by mutual interests.
Side 52 - The considerations which respect the right to hold this conduct, it is not necessary on this occasion to detail. I will only observe that according to my understanding of the matter, that right ,so far from being denied by any of the belligerent powers, has been virtually admitted by all.