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sion and divorce, 291; on amend state, 112; trial of cases arising
ments to Constitution, 292; eman in, 113.
cipation proclamation, 317–319; Mississippi river, open by treaty of
Gettysburg address, 320; proc 1783, 83; by treaty of 1794, 133;
lamation of amnesty, 321-324;

survey of, 135, 136.
second inaugural address, 325– Missouri compromise, 206–210;
327.

enabling act, 206–209; resolu-
Louisiana, treaty for cession of, tion of March 2, 209, 210; repeal

177–182; ceded to France by of compromise, 281, 282.
Spain, 178; ceded to United Missouri, state of, enabling act,
States by France, 178.

206–209; authorized to form

state constitution, 206; bounda-
Maine, destruction of battleship, ries of, 206, 207; resolution for
372.

admission of, 209, 210.
Manila, capture of, 376.

Money, coinage of in power of con-
Marque, letters of, 63, 100.

gress, 100; power of congress to
Massachusetts Bay, act for regu borrow, 100.

lating government of, 38, 42, 45; Monroe doctrine, 211–214.
act for impartial administration Monroe, James, states his foreign
of justice in, 38, 42, 45; parlia policy, 211–214.
ment declares to be in rebellion, Most favored nation, France to be
47.

treated on footing of, 181.
Mayflower compact, 18.
Mexico, treaty with, of 1848, 230 Napoleon sells Louisiana to United

250; possession of custom houses States, 178.
to be restored to, 232; military Nations, law of, offence against
property to be restored to, 233; punishable by congress, 100.
control of Indians in territory Naturalization, laws for obstruct-
ceded by, 239, 240; claims of ing passed by British, 53; rule
and against discharged, 241-

for established by congress, 100.
243; no slavery condition in ter Navy, power of congress to pro-
ritory derived from, 258; treaty vide, 66, 100.
with of 1853, 273–279.

Nebraska, provision for admission
Michigan, lake, open to Great of without slavery restrictions,
Britain, 360.

Kansas-Nebraska act, 280–
Militia, provision for organization 282; boundary of, 280, 281.

of, 101; power of congress to call Negroes, not to be carried away by
out, 101; president commander the British, 83; importation of
of, 105; necessary to security of forbidden by Constitution, 101:

280;

emancipated 8 January, 1863, isthmus of, 256; convention be
317.

tween United States and repub-
Neutrality, proclamation of, 124; lic of, 393—408.

Washington's views on, 174, 175; Patents secured to inventors by
principles of in Monroe doctrine,

congress, 100.
213, 214; of Nicaragua canal Petitions of colonists treated with
guaranteed, 253, 254.

contempt, 38, 46, 55.
New England colonies, articles of Philippine islands, Spain cedes to
confederation, 19–27.

United States, 375; boundaries
New Mexico, excluded from Texas of, 375.

258, 260; claim to relinquished Piracies punishable by congress,
by Texas, 259; government

100.
of, 260; act for admission of, Pirates, privileges of states against,

262, 263; boundary of, 262, 263. 62; treatment of by treaty of
New Orleans, ceded to United 1794, 150, 151.

States, 179; French and Spanish Porto Rico, Spain cedes to United
ships admitted to by United States, 375.
States, 180.

Post offices and post roads estab-
Nicaragua canal, treaty with Great lished by congress, 100.
Britain for, 251–257.

President, all bills, orders, resolu-
Nobility, no title of to be granted, tions to be presented to, 99 ;
102.

election of, 103, 104, 114, 115;
Non-importation, non-consump-

removal of from office, 104;
tion, non-exportation association, powers and duties of, 105, 106;
42, 46.

compensation of, 105.
Northwest territorial government,

Proclamation, of neutrality, 124,
85-94.

125; emancipation, 317–319; of

amnesty, 321–324; declaring in-
Oath, form taken by president, 105; surrection at an end, 328–334.

members of congress bound Proviso, Wilmot, territorial gov-
by to support the Constitution, ernment in New Mexico and
110; form to be taken by those Utah without, 260.
desiring amnesty, 322.

Puget's sound company, property
Oregon, boundaries of, 227, 365– confirmed to, 228.

368.
Original jurisdiction of supreme Quartering of British soldiers, 42,
court, 107.

45, 54.

Quebec, act for government of, 38,
Panama, proposed canal by way of 42, 45, 54.

vorce, 291.

Reciprocal convention between tween United States and Great

United States and Cuba, 383– Britain, 211; treaty with for
389.

Alaska, 335–340.
Religion, Roman Catholic estab-
lished in Quebec, 42; no person

St. Croix river, survey of, 137.
to be molested on account of, 90; St. Johns river open by treaty of
congress not to make laws re 1842, 219, 220.

specting establishment of, 112. St. Lawrence river open by treaty
Representatives, qualifications of, of 1842, 223; by treaty of Wash-

95; apportionment of, 95, 96, ington, 359.
116; time of electing, 97; com Secession, Lincoln's definition of,
pensation of, 98.

289; Lincoln contrasts with di-
Representation, in legislative coun-

cils the foundation of English Senate, United States, members of,
liberty, 39; method of, under 96; vice-president the president
confederation, 61; provision for of, 97; sole power of to try im-
in northwest territory, 88, 89;

peachments, 97; relation of to
vacancies in filled by writs of bills for raising revenue, 99;
election, 96.

president of to open certificates
Reprisal, letters of, granted by of election, 103, 115; advice and
congress, 100.

consent of, necessary to make
Republican administration, fears treaties, 105.

of South in regard to, 283. Senators, qualifications of, 96, 97;
Restitution of estates to be made division of, 96; time of election
to British, 81, 82.

of, 97; compensation of, 98.
Revenue, bills for to originate in Six Nations, treaty with, 126-130;

house of representatives, 99; boundaries of territory, 127;
taxes necessary for, 170.

annual allowance to, 129.
Rights, declaration of, 34–36; col Slavery, provision against in north-

onists declare they did not forfeit west territory, 94; abolition of by
by emigration from Great Brit thirteenth amendment, 116; pro-
ain, 39, 40; state, maintenance hibited north of 36° 30' north
of essential to balance of power, latitude, 209; admission of Cal-
283, 284.

ifornia without restriction as to,
Rio Bravo del Norte, open by 258; exclusion of from territory
treaty of 1848, 237.

acquired from Mexico, 258; inex-
Roman Catholic religion estab pedient to abolish in District of
lished in Quebec, 42.

Columbia, 259; admission of
Russia, proposal to negotiate be Utah without restriction as to,

261; admission of New Mexico Spanish-American colonies, recog-
without restriction as to, 263; nition of independence of, 212,
admission of Nebraska without 213.
restriction as to, 280; Lincoln's Speaker of house of representa-
declaration of non-interference tives chosen by members,
with existing, 283; position of 96.
under the Constitution, 289; South, slavery believed to be right
prohibition of by congress in the by, 290.
territories, 289; the real dispute Stamp duties tend to subvert

between North and South, 290. rights of colonists, 35; repeal of
Slaves, importation of after 1808 asked, 36.

forbidden, 101; Great Britain Standing armies, kept by Great
and United States agree to abol Britain in America, 37, 40, 42,
ish traffic in, 193, 215, 216; freed 54.
by Lincoln's proclamation, 317, State rights, maintenance of essen-
318,

tial to balance of power, 283,
Slave trade, Great Britain and 284.

United States agree to suppress, Supreme court, judges of, 106;
223; suppression of in District original and appellate jurisdic-
of Columbia, 259, 260, 272; no tion of, 107; questions to be de-
power in congress to prohibit

cided by, 290.
between slave-holding states,
259.

Tariff laws between United States
Soldiers, quartering of on colonists, and Cuba, 384-389.
42, 45, 54.

Taxes, illegally imposed on colo-
Spain, treaty with, of 1795, 164; nists, 34, 35, 37, 54; for war ex-

cedes Louisiana to France, 178; penses to be levied by state legis-
treaty with of 1819, 195–205; latures, 63; in northwest terri-
cedes Florida to United States, tory, 92; apportionment by Con-
196; United States renounces

stitution, 95; power of congress
claim against, 200–203; receives to lay, 99; on slaves imported,
help from allied powers, 213; 101; forbidden between states,
treaty with of 1898, 374-382; 102; Washington shows neces-
relinquishes claim to Cuba, 375, sity for, 170; agreement con-
378; cedes Porto Rico to United cerning between United States
States, 375; cedes Guam to and Panama, 399–401.
United States, 375; cedes Phil Tehuantepec, isthmus of, proposed
ippine islands to United States, canal across, 256; proposed road
375, 376.

across, 278.

Territories, government of, 258, between United States and
260, 281.

Panama, 393-408.
Texas, boundary of, 258, 260, 262;

relinquishes claim to New Mex Uncas, defended by colonies, 28;
ico, 259, 262; admission of new Narragansetts and Nyanticks
states formed from, 260; act for make peace with, 30.
admission of, 261; payment to by Union, federal, Washington urges
United States, 262.

continuance of, 160-164; older
Tobacco, United States, no rebate than Constitution, 286; declared

of duty on when imported into by Lincoln to be perpetual, 286,
Cuba, 387.

287; disruption of physically
Trade, of colonists cut off by Great impossible, 291.

Britain, 35, 54; between British United States Constitution, 95–
possessions and United States, 111; qualifications of represen-
144, 145.

tatives, 95; apportionment of
Treason, colonists transported to representatives, 95, 96; qualifi-

England to be tried for, 37, 45, cations of senators, 97; duties of
54; defined, 107; punishment of, the senate, 97; powers and duties
107.

of each house, 97, 98; compensa-
Treaty, a typical early Indian, 28– tion of members of congress, 98;

33; with France, 1778, 72–76; passage of bills, 99; power of
with Great Britain, 1783, 77-84; congress, 99–101; importation of
with the Six Nations, 126-130; slaves forbidden after 1808, 101;
with Great Britain, 1794, 131– right of habeas corpus, 101; bill
156; with France, 1803, 177–182; of attainder and ex post facto law
with Great Britain, 1814, 183– forbidden, 101; no taxes be-
194; with Spain, 1819, 195–205; tween states, 102; appropria-
with Great Britain, 1842, 215– tions of money from treasury,
225; with Great Britain, 1846, 102; no title of nobility to be
226–229; with Mexico, 1848, granted, 102; restrictions
230-250; with Great Britain, power of states, 102, 103; elec-
1850, 251–257; with Mexico, tion of president and vice-
1853, 273–279; with Russia, president, 103, 104, 114, 115;
1867, 335–340; with Great qualifications for president, 104;
Britain, 1871, 341-368; between removal of president from office,
the Hawaiian islands and foreign 104; duties of president, 105,
nations, 370; with Spain, 1898, 106; judicial power, 106, 107;
374-382; between United States jurisdiction of supreme court,
and Cuba, 383–389, 390–392; 107; treason and its punishment,

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