Representation of Southern States

Representation of Southern States : Speech of Hon. Wm. M. Stewart of Nevada, in the United States Senate, February 28 and March 1, 1866 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Representation of Southern States: Speech of Hon. Wm. M. Stewart of Nevada, in the United States Senate, February 28 and March 1, 1866 Then, if this resolution be correct in principle, it means that if a portion of the people Of a State go into insurrection that State shall be excluded from representation in Congress just so long as Congress may elect. I do not say that that principle ever will be, and I hope it never may be, applied to any other section or to this section again; but I ask you, are you willing to apply it to other sections? If a part of the people of a State rebel, you say Congress may then exclude loyal Representatives from the Congress so long as they may elect to do so. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 22 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243090994
  • 9780243090990