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" Congress it is expedient that on the second Monday in May next a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several States, be held at Philadelphia for the sole and express purpose of revising the articles of Confederation and reporting... "
The Constitution of the United States of America: The Proximate Causes of ... - Page 196
by William Hickey - 1846 - 225 pages
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A History and Analysis of the Constitution of the United States, with a Full ...

Nathaniel Carter Towle - Constitutional history - 1861 - 460 pages
...express purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation and reporting to Congress, and to the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein...shall, when agreed to in Congress, and confirmed by the several States, render the federal Constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation...
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The Danville Quarterly Review, Volume 3

Presbyterian church in the U.S.A. - 1863 - 716 pages
...Congress, and the several Legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein as shall, when agreed to by Congress, and confirmed by the States, render the...Constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the Union."* The result was the assembling of that body, by which, with Washington...
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The American Union: Its Effect on National Character and Policy, with an ...

James Spence - Secession - 1861 - 398 pages
...Confederation, and for reporting to the several legislatures such alterations and provisions therein as should, when agreed to in Congress, and confirmed by the States, render the Federal compact adequate to the exigencies of Government, and the preservation of the Union." There is clearly...
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Annual Register, Volume 103

Edmund Burke - History - 1862 - 910 pages
...express purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation, and reporting to Congress and the several Legislatures such alterations and provisions therein...Constitution adequate to the exigencies of Government and the preservation of the Union.' " It was by thevlelegates chosen by the several States, under the resolution...
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The War in America: Being an Historical and Political Account of the ...

Taliaferro Preston Shaffner - Slavery - 1862 - 438 pages
...express purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to Congress and the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein,...constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the Union." In conformity with this resolution, all the states, except Rhode Island,...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1862 - 914 pages
...Confederation, and reporting to the several Legislatures such alterations and provisions therein, as should, when agreed to in Congress, and confirmed by the States, render the Federal compact adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the Union." Mr. Spence remarks...
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American Dis-union: Constitutional Or Unconstitutional?: A Reply to Mr ...

Charles Edward Rawlins - Secession - 1862 - 252 pages
...Confederation, and for reporting to the several legislatures such alterations and provisions therein as should, when agreed to in Congress and confirmed by the States, render the federal compact adequate to the exigencies of government and the preservation of the Union.' " " There is clearly,"...
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A Brief Enquiry Into the True Nature and Character of Our Federal Government ...

Abel Parker Upshur - Constitutional history - 1863 - 188 pages
...express purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to congress and the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein,...constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the union." (1 Elliott's Debates, 155.) Such was the origin of the convention of...
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The North-western Monthly: A Magazine Devoted to University ..., Volume 8

Education - 1897 - 678 pages
...express purpose of revising the Article of Confederation, and reporting to Congress and the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein...Constitution adequate to the exigencies of Government, and the preservation of the Union. — Journal of Congress, rol. IV, p. — . The legislatures of all the...
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The Sectional Controversy: Or, Passages in the Political History of the ...

William Chauncey Fowler - United States - 1863 - 284 pages
...express purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation, and reporting to Congress and the several 'Legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein...States, render the Federal Constitution adequate to the exigencies of the Government and the preservation of the Union. With this the commissions from the...
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