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" We have seen hanging upon the verge of the government, as it were, a body called, or which assumes to be, the Congress of the United States, while, in fact, it is a Congress of only a part of the States. We have seen this Congress pretend to be for the... "
The Great Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson: President of the United ... - Page 59
by Andrew Johnson - 1868 - 289 pages
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 110

Edmund Burke - History - 1869
...States, while in fact it is a Congress of only part of the States. We have seen this Congress pretend to be for the Union, when its every step and act tended to perpetuate disunion and make a disruption of States inevitable. We have seen Congress gradually encroach, stop by step, upon constitutional rights,...
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The Tribune Almanac and Political Register

Horace Greeley, John Fitch Cleveland, F. J. Ottarson, Alexander Jacob Schem, Edward McPherson, Henry Eckford Rhoades - Almanacs, American - 1868
...States, while In fact it is a Congress of only a part of the States. We have seen this Congress pretend to be for the Union, when its every step and act tended...disunion and make a disruption of the States inevitable. * * * We have seen Congress gradually encroach step by step upon constitutional rights, and violate,...
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Trial of Andrew Johnson: President of the United States, Before ..., Volume 1

Andrew Johnson - Impeachments - 1868
...the graver matter of the assertion of the right to cast contumely upon Congress ; to denounce it as a " body hanging on the verge of the government ;"...inevitable;" "a Congress in a minority assuming to exercise power which, if allowed to be consummated, would result in despotism and monarchy itself;" " a Congress...
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TRIAL OF ANDREW JOHNSON

1868
...the graver matter of the assertion of the right to cast contumely upon Congress; to denounce it as a " body hanging on the verge of the government;"...disunion," "and make a disruption of the States inevitable; 7 ' " a Congress in a minority assuming to exercise power which, if allowed to be consummated, would...
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Trial of Andrew Johnson: President of the United States, Before ..., Volume 1

Andrew Johnson - Impeachments - 1868
...the graver matter of the assertion of the right to cast contumely upon Congress ; to denounce it as a " body hanging on the verge of the government;"...be for the Union when its every step and act tended toperpetuatedisunion," "and make adisruption of the States inevitable;" "a Congress in a minority assuming...
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The Congressional Globe, Volume 40; Volume 60

United States. Congress - Law - 1868
...the graver matter of the assertion of the right to cast contumely upon Congress; to denounce it as a "body hanging on the verge of the Government ;"...a Congress;" "a Congress pretending to be for the LJnion when its^very step and act tendq " to perpetuate disunion," " and make a disru< tion of the...
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PICTURE OF THE DESOLATED STATES; AND THE WORK RESTORATION

J.T. TROWBRIDGE - 1868
...States, while in fact it is a Congress of only part of the States. We have seen this Congress pretend to be for the Union, when its every step and act tended...disunion, and make a disruption of the States inevitable. We have seen Congress gradually encroach, step by step, upon Constitutional rights, and violate day...
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A Picture of the Desolated States: And the Work of Restoration. 1865-1868

John Townsend Trowbridge - Reconstruction - 1868 - 736 pages
...States, while in fact it is a Congress of only a part of the States. We have seen this Congress pretend to be for the Union, when its every step and act tended...disunion, and make a disruption of the States inevitable. Instead of promoting reconciliation and harmony, its legislation has partaken of the character of penalties,...
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A Political Manual for 1868: Including a Classified Summary of the Important ...

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction - 1868 - 122 pages
...States, while in fact it is a Congress of only a part of the States. We have seen this Congress pretend to be for the Union, when its every step and act tended...disunion and make a disruption of the States inevitable. * * * Wo have seen Congress gradually encroach step by step upon constitutional rights, and violate,...
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A Picture of the Desolated States: And the Work of Restoration. 1865-1868

John Townsend Trowbridge - Reconstruction - 1868 - 736 pages
...States, while in fact it is a Congress of only part of the States. We have seen this Congress pretend to be for the Union, when its every step and act tended...disunion, and make a disruption of the States inevitable. We have teen Congress gradually encroach, step by step, upon Constitutional rights, and violate day...
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