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Politics of Alabama –by: Joseph C. (Joseph Columbus) Manning

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POLITICS OF ALABAMA

by

J. C. MANNING

Published by the Author

Copyright, 1893, BY J. C. Manning. All Rights Reserved.

DEDICATION.

To the patriotic people of Alabama who demand "a free ballot and a fair count," and believe in honest government, this little book is fraternally dedicated by the author.

[Illustration: J. C. Manning]

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I. THE FAMOUS KOLB JONES GUBERNATORIAL CONTEST.

CHAPTER II. THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY ONE OF PREJUDICE.

CHAPTER III. DIFFERENT KINDS OF "PARTY LASH" CRACKERS.

CHAPTER IV. THE ...

Sioux Indian Courts An address delivered by Doane Robinson before the South Dakota Bar Association, at Pierre, South Dakota, January 21, 1909 –by: Doane Robinson

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SIOUX INDIAN COURTS

AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BY

DOANE ROBINSON

OF PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA

BEFORE THE

SOUTH DAKOTA BAR ASSOCIATION

AT PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA

JANUARY 21, 1909

R. C. SESSIONS & SONS SIOUX FALLS S. D.

SIOUX INDIAN COURTS

In their primitive life the Sioux Indians of North America had an intelligent system of jurisprudence, varying somewhat in the different bands, as our court practice varies in the several states, but nevertheless recognizing the same general principles throughout the confederacy.[1]

[1] Most writers upon Indian life hav...

State of the Union Address

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This eBook was produced by James Linden. Additional editing by Jose Menendez.

The addresses are separated by three asterisks:

Dates of addresses by John F. Kennedy in this eBook: January 30, 1961 January 11, 1962 January 14, 1963

State of the Union Address John F. Kennedy January 30, 1961

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of the Congress:

It is a pleasure to return from whence I came. You are among my oldest friends in Washington and this House is my oldest home. It was here, more than 14 years ago, that I first took the oath of Federal offic...

The Story of a Pioneer

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THE STORY OF A PIONEER

By Anna Howard Shaw, D.D., M.D.

With The Collaboration Of Elizabeth Jordan

TO THE WOMEN PIONEERS OF AMERICA

They cut a path through tangled underwood Of old traditions, out to broader ways. They lived to here their work called brave and good, But oh! the thorns before the crown of bays. The world gives lashes to its Pioneers Until the goal is reached then deafening cheers.

Adapted by ANNA HOWARD SHAW.

CONTENTS

I. FIRST MEMORIES

II. IN TH...

India, Old and New

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(Transcriber's Note: [=x] notation indicates a character with a macron.)

INDIA OLD AND NEW

BY SIR VALENTINE CHIROL

AUTHOR OF "INDIAN UNREST," "THE EGYPTIAN PROBLEM," ETC.

"We shall in time so far improve the character of our Indian subjects as to enable them to govern and protect themselves." Minute by Sir Thomas Munro, Governor of Madras, Dec. 31, 1824.

MACMILLAN AND CO., LIMITED ST. MARTIN'S STREET, LONDON 1921

FOREWORD

It is little more than ten years since I wrote my Indian Unrest . But th...

Abraham Lincoln Writings

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THE PAPERS AND WRITINGS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

COMPLETE

CONSTITUTIONAL EDITION

By Abraham Lincoln

Edited by Arthur Brooks Lapsley

With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt

The Essay on Lincoln by Carl Schurz

The Address on Lincoln by Joseph Choate

VOLUME 1.

INTRODUCTORY

Immediately after Lincoln's re election to the Presidency, in an off hand speech, delivered in response to a serenade by some of his admirers on the evening of November 10, 1864, he spoke as follows:

"It has long been a grave question whether any government not too strong for the li...

Bacon –by: Richard W. Church

This investigation of Bacon the scholar and man of letters begins with a look at the early days ang progresses to his relationships with Queen Elizabeth and James I. It includes accounts of his positions as solicitor general, attorney-general, and chancellor. The book concludes with Bacon's failure, his overall philosophy, and summaries of his writings.

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BACON

BY

R.W. CHURCH

DEAN OF ST. PAUL'S

HONORARY FELLOW OF ORIEL COLLEGE

ENGLISH MEN OF LETTERS.

EDITED BY JOHN MORLEY.

JOHNSON Leslie Stephen. GIBBON J.C. Morison. SCOTT ...

The Subjection of Women –by: John Stuart Mill

The Subjection of Women is the title of an essay written by John Stuart Mill in 1869, possibly jointly with his wife Harriet Taylor Mill, stating an argument in favor of equality between the sexes. It offers both detailed argumentation and passionate eloquence in opposition to the social and legal inequalities commonly imposed upon women by a patriarchal culture. Just as in “On Liberty,” Mill defends the emancipation of women on utilitarian grounds, convinced that the moral and intellectual advancement of women would result in greater happiness for everybody.

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