Milestone Documents in the National Archives

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National Archives and Records Administration, 1995 - 121 páginas

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Página 10 - Indians ; their lands and property shall never be taken from them without their consent, and in their property, rights, and liberty, they shall never be invaded or disturbed, unless in just and lawful wars, authorized by congress; but laws, founded in justice and humanity, shall, from time to time, be made, for preventing wrongs being done to them, and for preserving peace and friendship with them.
Página 104 - Our policy is directed not against any country or doctrine but against hunger, poverty, desperation, and chaos. Its purpose should be the revival of a working economy in the world so as to permit the emergence of political and social conditions in which free institutions can exist.
Página 105 - Chief, to take all necessary measures to repel any armed attack against the forces of the United States and to prevent further aggression.
Página 13 - It appears to me, then, little short of a miracle, that the delegates from so many different States, (which States you know are also different from each other,) in their manners, circumstances, and prejudices, should unite in forming a system of national government, so little liable to well-founded objections.
Página 82 - The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
Página 74 - Nations shall be those of the Signatories which are named in the Annex to this Covenant and also such of those other States named in the Annex as shall accede without reservation to this Covenant. Such accession shall be effected by a Declaration deposited with the Secretariat within two months of the coming into force of the Covenant.
Página 3 - Resolved, That Dr. Franklin, Mr. J. Adams and Mr. Jefferson be a committee to prepare a device for a Seal of the United States of America,' this being the same committee, except for the omission from it of Robert R.
Página 68 - CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; AT THE FIRST SESSION, Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday, the third day of December, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-three. JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
Página 74 - THE HIGH CONTRACTING PARTIES, In order to promote international co-operation and to achieve international peace and security by the acceptance of obligations not to resort to war, by the prescription of open, just and honourable relations between nations, by the firm establishment of the understandings of international law as the actual rule of conduct among Governments, and by the maintenance of justice and a scrupulous respect for all treaty...
Página 9 - States, and be settled and formed into distinct republican States, which shall become members of the Federal Union, and have the same rights of sovereignty, freedom, and independence, as the other States...

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