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" With this evidence of hostile inflexibility in trampling on rights which no independent nation can relinquish, Congress will feel the duty of putting the United States into an armor and an attitude demanded by the crisis, and corresponding with the national... "
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States: With an ... - Page 41
by United States. Congress - 1853
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The Naval Chronicle: 1811-1815

Nicholas Tracy - History - 1998 - 356 pages
...independent nation can relinquish; Congress will feel the duty of putting the United States into an armour and an attitude demanded by the crisis, and corresponding with the national spirit and expectation. . . . (Signed) JAMES MADISON From 'Correspondence. ' xxylw* Social Inequality a Service...
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Presidential Machismo: Executive Authority, Military Intervention, and ...

Alexander DeConde - History - 2002 - 391 pages
...nation can relinquish." The time had arrived, he declared, "to put the United States into an armor, an attitude demanded by the crisis, and corresponding with the national spirit and expectations." He asked the legislators to expand the military forces to prepare for an invasion of Canada. On June...
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James Monroe: The American Presidents Series: The 5th President, 1817-1825

Gary Hart - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 170 pages
...of Representatives, in his annual message to Congress in November 1811, President Madison proposed "putting the United States into an armor and an attitude demanded by the crisis," and asked Congress to raise an auxiliary military force and increase the size of the navy. Monroe was given...
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The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln

Sean Wilentz - History - 2006 - 1044 pages
...inevitable. In November, the president greeted the new Twelfth Congress by announcing that it was time for "putting the United States into an armor and an attitude demanded by the crisis." He called for expanding the regular army and raising a volunteer corps." HOSTILE INCURSIONS: THE PROPHET,...
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War Powers: How the Imperial Presidency Hijacked the Constitution

Peter Irons - Political Science - 2006 - 320 pages
...shipping. He did not ask for a declaration of war, for which the nation was not prepared, but he suggested that Congress "will feel the duty of putting the United...corresponding with the national spirit and expectations." Congress responded with appropriations for additional military and naval forces, and later granted...
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The Statesman's Manual: Containing the Addresses and Messages of ..., Volume 1

United States. President - Presidents - 1858
...evidence of hostile inflexibility in trampling on rights which no independent nation can relinquish, Congress will feel the duty of putting the United...corresponding with the national spirit and expectations. I recommend, accordingly, that adequate provision be made for filling the ranks and prolonging the...
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United States Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1913
...that apoplectic body had a leader — fell to the West. The President's message suggested to Congress "the duty of putting the United States into an armor...corresponding with the national spirit and expectations," but threw the responsibility of declaring war entirely upon congressional shoulders.3 Clay then placed...
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The Rise of Canada: From Barbarism to Wealth and Civilization, Volume 1

Charles Roger - Canada - 1856 - 412 pages
...nation could relinquish, and Congress would feel the duty of putting the United States into an armour and an attitude, demanded by the crisis, and corresponding with the national spirit and expectation. Congress did as they were recommended to do. Bills were passed having reference to probable...
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