Epitome of Ancient, Mediaeval and Modern History

Front Cover
Houghton, Mifflin, 1883 - 618 pages
0 Reviews
Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 348 - Scotland, in doctrine, worship, discipline, and government, against our common enemies; the reformation of religion in the kingdoms of England and Ireland, in doctrine, worship, discipline, and government, according to the Word of God, and the example of the best reformed churches...
Page 431 - the house would consider as enemies to his majesty and the country all those who should advise or attempt the further prosecution of offensive war on the continent of North America.
Page 423 - Whereas it is just and necessary that a revenue be raised in America, for defraying the expenses of defending, protecting and securing the same ; we, the commons, &c.
Page 535 - ENACTED, that, On every Such trial, the jury sworn to try the issue may give a general verdict of guilty or not guilty upon the whole matter put in issue...
Page 426 - That no obedience is due from this province to either or any part of the acts above mentioned ; but that they be rejected as the attempts of a wicked administration to enslave America.
Page 385 - That king James II. having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original contract between king and people ; and having, by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, violated the fundamental laws, and withdrawn himself out of the kingdom ; has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby vacant.
Page 552 - The occasion has been judged proper for asserting, as a principle in which the rights and interests of the United States are involved, that the American continents, by the free and independent condition which they have assumed and maintained, are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers...
Page 553 - States 25,000,000 francs, and to be paid 1,300,000 francs, such sums to be distributed to claimants in either country. The tariff act of 1832, while containing a reduction of duties, retained the protective principle. A convention held in South Carolina reported 1832. A nullification ordinance (Nov. 1832), which declared that the tariff laws of 1828 and 1832 were unconstitutional " and are null and void, and no law, nor binding upon this state,
Page 560 - In 1870 the fifteenth amendment, completing the group, declared that the right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
Page 342 - That the liberties, franchises, privileges, and jurisdictions of parliament, are the ancient and undoubted birthright and inheritance of the subjects of England...

Bibliographic information