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" We behold, in fine, on the side of Great Britain, a state of war against the United States ; and on the side of the United States, a state of peace towards Great Britain. "
Annals of the Congress of the United States - Page 1629
by United States. Congress - 1811
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Hearings

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs - 1971 - 1358 pages
...President James Madison specifically asked Congress for guidance. In his message of June 1, 1812, ho said: "Whether the United States shall continue passive under these progressive usurpations and these accumulating wrongs, or, opposing force to force in defense of their national rights, shall commit...
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War Powers Resolution: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign ..., Volume 30

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations - 1977 - 544 pages
...British ships on American commerce on the Atlantic, he referred the matter to Congress in these words : Whether the United States shall continue passive under these progressive usurpations and these accumulating wrongs, or opposing force to force in defense of their national rights, shall commit...
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War Powers Resolution: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign ..., Volume 30

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations - 1977 - 762 pages
...British ships on American commerce on the Atlantic, he referred the matter to Congress in these words : Whether the United States shall continue passive under these progressive usurpations and these accumulating wrongs, or opposing force to force in defense of their national rights, shall commit...
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British and Foreign State Papers

Great Britain. Foreign Office, Great Britain. Foreign and Commonwealth Office - 1812 - 960 pages
...equally supporting a claim to regulate our external commerce in all cases whatsoever. We behold, in fine, on the side of Great Britain, a state of War against The Uuited States; and on the side of The United States, a state of Peace towards Great Britain. Whether...
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The Republic Reborn: War and the Making of Liberal America, 1790-1820

Steven Watts - 1989 - 412 pages
...diplomatic protest, Madison admitted, had exhausted the patience of the young republic. "We behold, in fine, on the side of Great Britain, a state of war against...United States, a state of peace towards Great Britain." Perhaps as a reminder of his characteristic republican reluctance to take the nation into war, Madison...
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To Chain the Dog of War: The War Power of Congress in History and Law

Francis Dunham Wormuth, Edwin Brown Firmage - 1989 - 380 pages
...an illegal blockade, and had incited Indian tribes to attack the United States. We behold, in fine, on the side of Great Britain a state of war against...on the side of the United States a state of peace toward Great Britain. Whether the United States shall remain passive under these progressive usurpations...
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War Powers: Origins, Purposes, and Applications : Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Arms Control, International Security, and Science - 1989 - 372 pages
...ships on American commerce on the Atlantic, he referred the matter to Congress in these words: - 11 316 "Whether the United States shall continue passive under these progressive usurpations and these accumulating wrongs, or opposing force to force in defense of their national rights, shall commit...
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Deeds Done in Words: Presidential Rhetoric and the Genres of Governance

Karlyn Kohrs Campbell, Kathleen Hall Jamieson - 1990 - 285 pages
...our happy union," and, after a narrative detailing specific injuries, concluded: "We behold, in fine, on the side of Great Britain a state of war against...on the side of the United States a state of peace toward Great Britain."29 Polk vilified the Mexican government, which, he said, had "violated their...
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Deeds Done in Words: Presidential Rhetoric and the Genres of Governance

Karlyn Kohrs Campbell, Kathleen Hall Jamieson - 1990 - 285 pages
...responsibility in making such a recommendation. For example, in his war message of June 1,1812, Madison said: Whether the United States shall continue passive under these progressive usurpations and these accumulating wrongs, or, opposing force to force in defense of their national rights, shall commit...
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Law's Violence

Austin Sarat, Thomas R. Kearns - 2009 - 276 pages
...Senator Cass in the Mexican War ("Deliberations for the Mexican War Declaration," 800). "We behold ... on the side of Great Britain, a state of war against...United States, a state of peace towards Great Britain" (President Madison, "Deliberations for the 1812 Declaration," 1630). One might argue that the assertion...
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