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State of the Union Address –by: Rutherford Birchard Hayes

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Dates of addresses by Rutherford B. Hayes in this eBook: December 3, 1877 December 2, 1878 December 1, 1879 December 6, 1880

State of the Union Address Rutherford B. Hayes December 3, 1877

Fellow Citizens of the Senate and House of Representatives:

With devout gratitude to the bountiful Giver of All Good, I congratulate you that at the beginning of your first regular session you find our country blessed with health and peace and abundant harvests, and with enco...

State of the Union Address –by: Gerald R. Ford

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Dates of addresses by Gerald R. Ford in this eBook: January 15, 1975 January 19, 1976 January 12, 1977

State of the Union Address Gerald R. Ford January 15, 1975

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of the 94th Congress, and distinguished guests:

Twenty six years ago, a freshman Congressman, a young fellow with lots of idealism who was out to change the world, stood before Sam Rayburn in the well of the House and solemnly swore to the same oath that all of yo...

State of the Union Address –by: George Bush

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Dates of addresses by George H.W. Bush in this eBook: January 31, 1990 January 29, 1991 January 28, 1992

State of the Union Address George H.W. Bush January 31, 1990

Tonight, I come not to speak about the "State of the Government", not to detail every new initiative we plan for the coming year, nor describe every line in the budget. I'm here to speak to you and to the American people about the State of the Union about our world, the changes we've seen, the challeng...

Ethics in Service

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ETHICS IN SERVICE

BY William Howard Taft

Addresses Delivered in the Page Lecture Series, 1914, before the Senior Class of the Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University

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NEW HAVEN: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS LONDON: HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS MDCCCCXV

Copyright, 1915 By Yale University Press

First printed October, 1915, 1000 copies

PREFACE

The legal profession discharges a most important function in a civilized community, and it seems to me that a discussion of the ethics and ideal...

Mediaeval Socialism

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Note: Images of the original pages are available through Internet Archive/Canadian Libraries. See http://www.archive.org/details/mediaevalsocial00jarruoft

MEDIAEVAL SOCIALISM

by

BEDE JARRETT, O.P., M.A.

[Illustration: Logo]

London: T. C. & E. C. Jack 67 Long Acre, W.C., and Edinburgh New York: Dodge Publishing Co.

CONTENTS

CHAP. PAGE

I. INTRODUCTION 5

II. SOCIAL CONDITIONS 17

III. THE COMMUNISTS 29

IV. THE SCHOOLMEN ...

John Quincy Adams

This biography contains three main sections. the first covers Adams's early years and his time as a diplomat--both in America and overseas. The second tells of his two careers as Secretary of State and President. The last involves his years in the House of Representatives.

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[Transcriber's note: Obvious printer's errors have been corrected. The original spelling has been retained. Missing page numbers correspond to blank pages. Page numbers for illustration have been changed in the index to match the content of this file.]

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The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of Citizens –by: Georg Jellinek

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THE DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF MAN AND OF CITIZENS

A Contribution to Modern Constitutional History

BY

GEORG JELLINEK, DR. PHIL. ET JUR.

Professor of Law in the University of Heidelberg

AUTHORIZED TRANSLATION FROM THE GERMAN

BY

MAX FARRAND, PH.D.

Professor of History in Wesleyan University

REVISED BY THE AUTHOR

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NEW YORK

HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY

1901

Copyright, 1901.

BY

HENRY HOLT & CO.

ROBERT DRUMMOND, PRINTER, NEW YORK.

TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE.

Although several years have elapsed since this essay was published...

The English Constitution

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THE ENGLISH CONSTITUTION

By

Walter Bagehot

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION TO THE SECOND EDITION. II. THE CABINET. III. THE MONARCHY. IV. THE HOUSE OF LORDS. V. THE HOUSE OF COMMONS. VI. ON CHANGES OF MINISTRY. VII. ITS SUPPOSED CHECKS AND BALANCES. VIII. THE PREREQUISITES OF CABINET GOVERNMENT, AND THE PECULIAR FORM WHICH THEY HAVE ASSUMED IN ENGLAND. IX. ITS HISTORY, AND THE EFFECTS OF THAT HISTORY. CONCLUSION.

NO. I.

INTRODUCTION TO THE SECOND EDITION.

There is a great dif...

The Pentecost of Calamity –by: Owen Wister

Nonfiction. Appalled by the savagery of World War I, Owen Wister in 1915 published an attempt to move the United States out of neutrality into joining the Allies against Germany. His aim was the quicker defeat of that nation. (Wister: “the new Trinity of German worship – the Super-man, the Super-race, and the Super-state.”) He was but one of many literary personages who joined in this effort. A moving quote: “Perhaps nothing save calamity will teach us what Europe is thankful to have learned again – that some things are worse than war, and that you can pay too high a price for peace;...
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