Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin: Economics and political science series, Volume 3

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University of Wisconsin, 1908 - Social sciences
 

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Page 96 - Resolved, That the committee on the Post Office and Post Roads be instructed to inquire into the expediency of...
Page 110 - Martial Law in a hostile country consists in the suspension, by the occupying military authority, of the criminal and civil law, and of the domestic administration and government in the occupied place or territory, and in the substitution of military rule and force for the same, as well as in the dictation of general laws, as far as military necessity requires thia suspension, substitution, or dictation.
Page 20 - I particularly invite again their attention to the expediency of exercising their existing powers, and, where necessary, of resorting to the prescribed mode of enlarging them, in order to effectuate a comprehensive system of roads and canals, such as will have the effect of drawing more closely together every part of our country, by promoting intercourse and improvements and by increasing the share of every part in the common stock of national prosperity.
Page 94 - Already does the spirit of monopoly begin to exhibit its natural propensities in attempts to exact from the public, for services which it supposes can not be obtained on other terms, the most extravagant compensation. If these claims be persisted in, the question may arise whether a combination of citizens, acting under charters of incorporation from the states, can, by a direct refusal or the demand of an exorbitant...
Page 102 - State.) of the 5 per cent, of the net proceeds of the sales of public lands within the State, and of the 500,000 acres granted to the State by the act of Sept.
Page 83 - ... and the application of steam power we have a reasonable prospect that the extreme parts of our country will be so much approximated and those most isolated by the obstacles of nature rendered so accessible as to remove an apprehension sometimes entertained that the great extent of the Union would endanger its permanent existence.
Page 108 - Congress, or the Governor of a State, or the President of the United States, and...
Page 36 - The time will come when people will travel in stages moved by steam engines, from one city to another, almost as fast as birds fly, fifteen or twenty miles an hour.
Page 110 - ... administration and government in the occupied place or territory, and in the substitution of military rule and force for the same, as well as in the dictation of general laws, as far as military necessity requires this suspension, substitution, or dictation. The commander of the forces may proclaim that the administration of all civil and penal law shall continue either wholly or in part, as in times of peace, unless otherwise ordered by the military authority.
Page 182 - April 30 of that year, provided that the twentieth part — or 5 per cent, of the net proceeds of the sale of public lands lying...

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