School History of the United States: For the Use of High Schools and Colleges and the Higher Classes in Parochial Schools

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D. & J. Sadlier & Company, 1893 - 305 strani

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Stran 156 - I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations in examples of justice and liberality. And I presume that your fellow-citizens will not forget the patriotic part which you took in the accomplishment of their revolution and the establishment of their government, or the important assistance which they received from a nation in which the; Roman Catholic faith is professed.
Stran 131 - I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country...
Stran 173 - This accession of territory strengthens forever the power of the United States ; and I have just given to England a maritime rival that will sooner or later humble her pride.
Stran 145 - Having defended the standard of liberty in this new world, having taught a lesson useful to those who inflict, and to those who feel oppression, you retire from the great theatre of action with the blessings of your fellow-citizens : but the glory of your virtues will not terminate with your military command, — it will continue to animate remotest ages.
Stran 287 - The United States will occupy and hold the city, bay, and harbor of Manila pending the conclusion of a treaty of peace which shall determine the control, disposition, and government of the Philippines.
Stran 113 - I know not if the annals of the human race keep the record of sorrows so wantonly inflicted, so bitter and so perennial, as fell upon the French inhabitants of Acadia. 'We have been true...
Stran 55 - Plantations, with full power to rule themselves, under such a form of government as they should adopt. In 1663, they received a new charter from Charles II. In 1643, the colonies of Massachusetts, New Plymouth, Connecticut and New Haven formed a confederacy, under the name of the United Colonies of New England, which lasted about 40 years, until they were deprived of their charters by James II.
Stran 200 - European colonies should be planted in America; and that the United States would not view with indifference " an attempt by any nation of Europe to reduce an independent nation of North or South America to the condition of a colony.
Stran 221 - I was bitterly opposed to the measure, and to this day regard the war, which resulted, as one of the most unjust ever waged by a stronger against a weaker nation. It was an instance of a republic following the bad example of European monarchies, in not considering justice in their desire to acquire additional territory.

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