Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Leer comentario completo

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Leer comentario completo

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Página 944 - Chronic wrongdoing, or an impotence which results in a general loosening of the ties of civilized society, may in America, as elsewhere, ultimately require intervention by some civilized nation, and in the Western Hemisphere the adherence of the United States to the Monroe Doctrine may force the United States, however reluctantly, in flagrant cases of such wrongdoing or impotence, to the exercise of an international police power.
Página 944 - If a nation shows that it knows how to act with reasonable efficiency and decency in social and political matters, if it keeps order and pays its obligations, it need fear no interference from the United States. Chronic wrongdoing, or an impotence which results in a general loosening of the ties of civilized society, may in America, as elsewhere, ultimately require intervention by some civilized nation, and in the Western Hemisphere the adherence of the United States to the Monroe Doctrine may force...
Página 132 - Washington within three months from the date hereof, or sooner, if possible. In faith whereof, the respective plenipotentiaries have signed this convention, and thereto affixed the seals of their arms.
Página xviii - Centare (1 square meter) equals 1,550 square inches. Are (100 square meters) equals 119.6 square yards. Hectare (10,000 square meters) equals 2.471 acres.
Página 461 - ... the rights and duties of neutrals, the inviolability of private property in naval warfare, and the bombardment of ports, towns, and villages by a naval force. The other matters mentioned in the final act take the form of suggestions for consideration by interested governments. " The three points mentioned cover a large field.
Página 602 - Report of the Bureau of Statistics of the Department of Commerce and Labor upon the Commerce and Navigation of the United States.
Página 944 - ... society, may in America, as elsewhere, ultimately require intervention by some civilized nation, and in the Western Hemisphere the adherence of the United States to the Monroe Doctrine may force the United States, however reluctantly, in flagrant cases of such wrongdoing or impotence, to the exercise of an international police power. If every country washed by the Caribbean Sea would show the progress in stable and just civilization which with the aid of the Platt amendment Cuba has shown since...
Página 702 - Meter equals 39.37 inches. Decameter (10 meters) equals 393.7 inches. Hectometer (100 meters) equals 328 feet 1 inch. Kilometer (1,000 meters) equals 0.62137 mile (3,280 feet 10 inches). Myriameter (10,000 meters) equals 6.2137 miles. METRIC SURFACE MEASURE.
Página 453 - La Junta de Gobierno de los Estados Unidos de Venezuela en uso de las facultades que tiene conforme al Acta de constitución del Gobierno Provisorio de fecha 24 de noviembre de 1948, modificada por Acta de 27 de noviembre de 1950.
Página 945 - The cases in which we could interfere by force of arms as we interfered to put a stop to intolerable conditions in Cuba are necessarily very few. Yet it is not to be expected that a people like ours, which in spite of certain very obvious shortcomings, nevertheless as a whole shows by its consistent practice its belief in the principles of civil and religious liberty and of orderly freedom; a people among whom even the worst crime, like the crime of lynching, is never more than sporadic, so that...

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