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The Life of Alexander Hamilton (Volume 2); By John T. Morse, Jr (Paperback) Loot Price: R459 Discovery Miles 4 590
The Life of Alexander Hamilton (Volume 2); By John T. Morse, Jr (Paperback): John Torrey Morse
The Life of Alexander Hamilton (Volume 2); By John T. Morse, Jr (Paperback): John Torrey Morse

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John Torrey Morse

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: the House a long and eager debate ensued as to the mention which their address should contain concerning this clause of the message. The democratic societies found no friends who dared to come forward and openly name and defend them. The opposition leaders could not make up their minds to this. Yet the vague and general language which had been used made a covert defence possible. The Federalists sought to make it a battle for and against the democratic clubs; the opposition strove to make it a contest concerning the general right of the people to form voluntary associations, and to discuss the measures of an administration. It may be fairly considered that the result was a drawn battle. But one important fact at least was made clear, and that was that the democratic societies could find no one among their supposed political friends who was willing to advocate them without disguise. The discredit which was thus brought upon them was happily aided by the overthrow of the Jacobin club itself, at Paris, which opportunely occurred about this time. Thus, after having been the cause of much trouble and yet having actually accomplished nothing, this longest- lived fruit of the labors of Genet in the United States withered away and fell out of sight, within about eighteen mouths after the close of his mission. chapter{Section 4CHAPTER IV. THE WHISKEY INSURRECTION. In that first and famous report upon the public credit which Hamilton made to Congress in January, 1790, he recommended the laying of duties upon spirits of domestic manufacture, and upon stills. So many other and more immediately interesting topics were discussed in this report, that the proposition for the establishment of an excise tax attracted comparatively small attention. When, however, it was touched upon in the...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: John Torrey Morse
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-1-4589-8189-9
Barcode: 9781458981899
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-4589-8189-4

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