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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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The New York Times Current History: The European war, Volume 10

1917 - 700 pages
...summing up " these progressive usurpations and these accumulating wrongs," he said: 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. On June 18, 1812, Congress declared war against Great Britain. * * * AMERlCAN...
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Jan.-March, 1917

1917 - 680 pages
...summing up " these progressive usurpations and these accumulating wrongs," he said: We behold, in fine, on the side of Great Britain, a state of war against the Unite-! States, and on the side of the United States a state of peace toward Great Britain. On June...
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A History of the Great War, Volume 1

Bertram Benedict - 1919 - 490 pages
...when the naval force of that enemy dared not issue from his own ports. . . •. . 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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Political and Social History of the United States, 1492-1828, Volume 1

Homer Carey Hockett - 1925 - 470 pages
...influence." These aggressions, the President held, amounted to war against the United States. "We behold ... on the side of Great Britain, a state of war against..."Whether the United States shall continue passive" or shall oppose "force to force in defence of their national rights," was a question which he recommended...
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The Trail of a Tradition ...

Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg - 1926 - 448 pages
...unexampled forbearance and conciliatory efforts have not been able to avert. . . . 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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National University Law Review, Volume 6

1926 - 666 pages
...of "our remonstrances," he referred the matter to the attention of Congress in the following 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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American Government and Citizenship: American Political Theory, Government ...

Charles Emanuel Martin, William Henry George - 1927 - 794 pages
...enforcement of fictitious blockades through the British Orders in Council. He declared: "We behold, in fine, on the side of Great Britain, a state of war against...United States, a state of peace towards Great Britain." The message was considered in executive session. On June 18 the President signed a resolution providing...
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Congressional Serial Set, Issue 8870

1928 - 858 pages
...of "our remonstrances," he referred the matter to the attention of Congress in the following words: Whether the United States shall continue passive under these progressive usurpations and these accumulating wronge, or, opposing force to force in defense of their national rights, shall commit...
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Annual Register, Volume 54

Edmund Burke - 1813 - 824 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...continue passive under these progressive usurpations, and these accumulating wrongs, or, opposing force to force in defence of their natural rights, shall commit...
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War Powers Legislation: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on National ...

United States. Congress. House. Foreign Affairs - 1971 - 154 pages
...President James Madison specifically asked Congress for guidance. In his message of June 1, 1812, he 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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