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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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Public Papers of Daniel D. Tompkins, Governor of New York, 1807-1817, Volume 1

New York (State). Governor (1807-1817 : Tompkins), Daniel D. Tompkins - 1898 - 940 pages
...effect." One of the best utterances in the message is the paragraph which reads: " 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." The President's message took the country by surprise, not so much because it...
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Studies in American History: A Survey of American History Source Extracts

Howard Walter Caldwell - 1898 - 268 pages
...the great common and highway of nations, even within sight of the country which owes them protection. 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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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States History, Volume 1

Clement Anselm Evans - 1899 - 808 pages
...inflict, on the United States, sums up the situation in these impressive words: "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 continue passive under these progressive usurpations,...
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The Writings of James Madison: 1808-1819

James Madison - 1908 - 484 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...on the side of the United States a state of peace toward Great Britain. Whether the United States shall continue passive under these progressive usurpations...
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A Century of American Diplomacy: Being a Brief Review of the Foreign ...

John Watson Foster - 1900 - 548 pages
...conduct of Great Britain, and submitted to Congress the momentous question. His closing language was : " 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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A Survey of American History: Source Extracts, Volume 1

Howard Walter Caldwell - 1900 - 278 pages
...nations, even within sight of the country which owes them protection. • ••••••• • • 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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Harper's Encyclopædia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1902, Volume 6

Benson John Lossing - 1901 - 530 pages
...foundation but in a principle equally supporting a claim to regulate our external comjnerce in all eases whatsoever. We behold, in line, on the side of Great...of the United States a state of peace towards Great lie ships, and that other outrages have been practised on our vessels and our citizcns. It will have...
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A History of the American People

Francis Newton Thorpe - 1901 - 668 pages
...harassed our entering and departing commerce. "On the side of Great Britain," he said, there existed "a state of war against the United States, and on the side of the United States, a state of peace toward Great Britain." CHAPTER XXIV THE SECOND WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE 1812-1815 The population of the...
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American Navigation: The Political History of Its Rise and Ruin and the ...

William Wallace Bates - 1902 - 506 pages
...equally supporting a claim to regulate our external commerce in all cases whatever. " We behold, in fine, on the side of Great Britain a state of war against...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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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History from 458 A. D. to 1909, Volume 6

Benson John Lossing - 1906 - 532 pages
...our external com- and the honor of our country, merce in all cases whatsoever. We behold, in fine, on the side of Great Britain a state of war against...towards Great Britain. Whether the United States shall conProclamation of War.— BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. A PROCLAMATION. Whereas...
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