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Speech of the Honorable Daniel Webster, on the Compromise bill

Daniel Webster

Speech of the Honorable Daniel Webster, on the Compromise bill

delivered in the Senate of the United States, on the 17th day of July, 1850.

by Daniel Webster

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Published by Gideon & co., printers in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Compromise of 1850

  • Edition Notes

    Caption title.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE423 .W366
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6616641M
    LC Control Number19008587
    OCLC/WorldCa904481

    President, three things are quite clear as historical truths. After apprenticing himself to Kentucky attorneys such as George NicholasJohn Breckinridgeand James Brown, Clay established his own law practice, frequently working on debt collections and land disputes. If you, who represent the stronger portion, cannot agree to settle them on the broad principle of justice and duty, say so; and let the States we both represent agree to separate and part in peace. Webster's words, in what became famous as the Seventh of March Speech, provoked instant and extreme reactions. The speech, it said, was "unworthy of its author.

    In the end, the Compromise ofincluding the Fugitive Slave Act, became law. It on the Compromise bill book fortunate that there is a Senate of the United States; a body not yet moved from its propriety, not lost to a just sense of its own dignity and its own high responsibilities, and a body to which the country looks, with confidence, for wise, moderate, patriotic, and healing counsels. Letcher and Robert Todd, the future father-in-law of Abraham Lincoln. Walton, of Vermont, upon the report of the Committee of Thirty-three upon the State of the Union : delivered in the House of Representatives, February 16, Two Territories, Oregon and Minnesota, are already in progress, and strenuous efforts are making to bring in three additional States from the territory recently conquered from Mexico; which, if successful, will add three other States in a short time to the northern section, making five States; increasing the present number of its States from fifteen to twenty, and of its Senators from thirty to forty.

    It does not follow, in such a case, that the same rule of apportionment should be applied. Maryland, the Court upheld the implied power of Congress to charter a federal bank and rejected the right of states to tax federal agencies. They rounded it off, and made as close joiner-work as ever was exhibited. In early March, John C. Webster was born in Salisbury, New Hampshire, and gained national prominence as an attorney while serving five terms in the U. The Constitution does not require that "fugitive slaves" shall be delivered up.


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Speech of the Honorable Daniel Webster, on the Compromise bill by Daniel Webster Download PDF Ebook

Correspondence between S. The South, upon the other side, having been accustomed to this relation between two races all their lives, from their birth, having been taught, in general, to treat the subjects of this bondage with care and kindness, and I believe, in general, feeling great kindness for them, have not taken the view of the subject which I have mentioned.

But such is not the fact. If their perspicacious vision enables them to detect a spot on the face of the sun, they think that a good reason why the sun should be struck down fro heaven. It was this which made an impression on the minds of many that there was little or no restraint to prevent the On the Compromise bill book from doing whatever it might choose to do.

Background New England bears the peculiar historical distinction of being both on the Compromise bill book center of the slave trade and a center of early opposition to it.

The speech led to the Compromise of and helped to hold off open warfare over slavery. Referring to Mr. You have thus had forced upon you the greatest on the Compromise bill book the gravest question that can ever come under your consideration: How can the Union be preserved?

They are not seldom willing to establish that line upon their own convictions of truth or justice; and are ready to mark and guard it by placing along it a series of dogmas, as lines of boundary on the earth's surface are marked by posts and stones. To produce the series of bronze replicas, Nichols engaged the J.

I will not answer, further than I have, the general statements of the honorable Senator from South Carolina [Calhoun], that the North has prospered at the expense of the South in consequence of the manner of administering this government, in the collecting of its revenues, and so forth.

No, Sir! I impute to her certainly no dishonest view. The resolutions submitted by the Senator from Kentucky were made the special order of the day at 12 o'clock. Wherever I go, and whenever I speak on the subject, and when I speak here I desire to speak to the whole North, I say that the South has been injured in this respect, and has a right to complain; and the North has been too careless of what I think the Constitution peremptorily and emphaticually enjoins upon her as a duty I know no form of legislation which can strengthen this.

President, - I wish to speak to-day, not as a Massachusetts man, nor as a Northern man, but as an American, and a member of the Senate of the United States.

Having now, Senators, explained what it is that endangers the Union, and traced it to its cause, and explained its nature and character, the question again recurs, How can the Union be saved? I begin with complaints of the South. While working on this ambitious sculpture, he had his only actual glimpse of Webster when the statesman passed through Boston.

Finding the effort unsatisfactory, he destroyed it. I rather think the honorable gentleman who was then Secretary of State might, in some of his correspondence with Mr. There are men who, with clear perception, as they think, of their own duty, do not see how too eager a pursuit of one duty may involve them in the violation of others, or how too warm an embracement of one truth may lead to a disregard of other truths equally important.Henry Clay Sr.

(April 12, – June 29, ) was an American attorney and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives, served as seventh speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Children: 11, including Thomas, Henry, James, John.

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McMaster, John Bach.This speech is one of the classics of American ebook oratory. It was delivered on the floor of the Senate, on March 7,in support of the series of measures that became known as the Compromise ofand was later published.