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" When a party is formed in a State who no longer obey the sovereign, and are possessed of sufficient strength to oppose him — or when, in a Republic, the nation is divided into two opposite factions, and both sides take up arms — this is called a civil... "
The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ... - Page 441
by United States. War Department, Fred Crayton Ainsworth - 1972
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The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the ...

Law reports, digests, etc - 1850
...uhey the sovereign, and are possessed of sufficient strength to oppose him, or when in a republic the nation is divided into two opposite factions and both sides take up arms, this is called a civil war. Some writers confine this term to a just insurrection of the subjects against their sovereign, to distinguish...
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - United States - 1852
...Sovereign, and are possessed of sufficient ' strength to oppose him ; or when, in a Republic, ! the nation is divided into two opposite factions, 'and...sides take up arms; this is called a ' civil war." Let us now, Mr. President, attend to the present state of St. Domingo; but first to the circumstances...
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The Law of Nations: Or, Principles of the Law of Nature, Applied to the ...

Emer de Vattel - International law - 1852 - 532 pages
...an,j are possessed of sufficient strength to oppose $ 282. Civil jjjm) — or when, in a republic, the nation is divided into two opposite factions, and...sides take up arms, — this is called a civil war. Some writers confine this term to a just insurrection of the subjects against their sovereign, to distinguish...
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The Law of Nations: Or, Principles of the Law of Nature Applied to the ...

Emer de Vattel - International law - 1852 - 656 pages
...anż are possessed of sufficient strength to oppose ? 292. Civil jjim) — or when, in a republic, the nation is divided into two opposite factions, and...sides take up arms, — this is called a civil war. Some writers confine this term to a just insurrection of the subjects against their sovereign, to distinguish...
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Journal of the Royal United Service Institution, Volume 9

Military art and science - 1865
...obey the sovereign, and are possessed of sufficient strength to oppose him, or when in a Republic the nation is divided into two opposite factions, and...both sides take up arms, this is called a civil war. Some writers confme this term to a just insurrection of the subjects against their sovereign, to distinguish...
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The war powers of the general government

Anna Ella Carroll - History - 1861 - 24 pages
...the Sovereign, and are possessed of sufficient strength to oppose him, or when, in a Republic, the nation is divided into two opposite factions, and both sides take up arms, this is called ' Civil War.' " "Custom appropriates the term Civil War to every war between the members of one and...
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The Law of Nations; Or, Principles of the Law of Nature, Applied to the ...

Emer de Vattel - International law - 1863 - 656 pages
...such an insurrection against lawful authority as is void of all appearance of justice. The [ 425 ] sovereign, indeed, never fails to bestow the appellation...rebels on all such of his subjects as openly resist him : br.t. when the latter have acquired sufficient strength to give hira effectual opposition, and to...
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Our National Constitution: Its Adaptation to a State of War Or Insurrection ...

Daniel Agnew - Constitutional law - 1863 - 39 pages
...entirety. " When in a republic (says Vattel, § 292) the nation is divided into two opposite parties, and both sides take up arms, this is called a civil war." " A civil war (says he) breaks the bands of society and government, or at least suspends their effect;...
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The Wrong of Slavery, the Right of Emancipation, and the Future of the ...

Robert Dale Owen - African Americans - 1864 - 246 pages
...of the rules of that law so far as they apply to civil war. He says:— - "When, in a republic, the nation is divided into two opposite factions and both sides take up arms, this is called a civil war. * * * A civil war breaks the bands of society and government, or, at least, suspends their force and...
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THE DEBATES OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND,

W. M. BLAIR LORD, HENRY M. PARKHURST - 1864
...sufficient strength to oppose him, — or when in a republic, the nation is divided into two opposiie factions- and both sides take up arms, — this is called a civil war. Some writers confine this term to a just insurrection of the subjects against their sovereign, to distinguish...
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