Select Statutes and Other Documents Illustrative of the History of the United States, 1861-1898

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William MacDonald
Macmillan, 1903 - 442 halaman

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Resolution against Foreign Mediation March 3 1863
81
Proclamation of Amnesty December 8 1863
85
Supplementary Enrolment Act February 24 1864
88
National Bank Act June 3 1864
93
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109
Repeal of the Fugitive Slave Law June 28 1864 II 3
113
Intercourse with Insurrectionary States July 2 1864 I
114
Enrolment Act July 4 1864
117
Act to encourage Immigration July 4 1864
120
Proclamation regarding Reconstruction July 8 1864
122
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128
Freedmens Bureau March 3 1865
129
Freedom for Soldiers Families March 3 1865
132
Proclamation of Amnesty May 29 1865
133
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135
Thirteenth Amendment December 18 1865
138
Proclamation declaring the Insurrection at an End April 2 1866
139
First Civil Rights Act April 9 1866
141
Supplementary Freedmens Bureau Act July 16 1866
147
Restoration of Tennessee July 24 1866
151
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152
Franchise in the District of Columbia January 8 1867
154
Elective Franchise in the Territories January 31 1867
155
First Reconstruction Act March 2 1867
156
Tenure of Office Act March 2 1867
160
Act of Indemnity March 2 1867
163
Command of the Army March 2 1867
166
Abolition of Peonage March 2 1867
168
Payments to Disloyal Persons March 2 1867
169
Second Reconstruction Act March 23 1867
170
Treaty with Russia for the Cession of Alaska March 30 1867
174
Third Reconstruction Act July 19 1867
179
Act suspending Reduction of the Currency February 4 1868
183
Articles of Impeachment March 23 1868
184
Fourth Reconstruction Act March 11 1868
198
Act admitting North Carolina South Carolina Louisiana Georgia Alabama and Florida to Representation in Congress June 25 1868
201
Eighthour Law June 25 1868
203
Oath of Office July 11 1868
204
Joint Resolution excluding Electoral Votes of the Late Rebellious States July 20 1868
205
Rights of American Citizens in Foreign States July 27 1868
206
Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution July 28 1868
208
Proclamation granting Full Amnesty December 25 1868
211
Provisional Governments of Virginia Texas and Mississippi Feb ruary 18 1869
213
Extradition Act March 3 1869
214
Act to strengthen the Public Credit March 18 1869
215
Act for refunding the National Debt July 14 1870
242
Act for the Restoration of Georgia July 15 1870
246
San Domingo Commissioners January 12 1871
247
Supplementary Act to enforce the Fifteenth Amendment February 28 1871
249
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252
Act to enforce the Fourteenth Amendment April 20 1871
262
Treaty of Washington May 8 1871
268
Act removing Political Disabilities May 22 1872
290
Supplementary Federal Election Law June 10 1872
291
Coinage Act February 12 1873
294
Act regarding United States Notes and National Bank Currency June 20 1874
296
Resumption of Specie Payments January 14 1875
301
Civil Rights Act March 1 1875
303
Joint Resolution for the Issue of Silver Coin July 22 1876
306
Electoral Count Act January 29 1877
308
Coinage of the Standard Silver Dollar February 28 1878
313
Act forbidding the further Retirement of Legal Tender Notes May 31 1878
316
Use of the Army at the Polls May 4 1880
317
Purchase of Bonds March 3 1881
318
AntiPolygamy Act March 22 1882
319
Act restricting Chinese Immigration May 6 1882
323
National Bank Circulation Bonds and Gold Certificates July 12 1882
328
Civil Service Act January 16 1883
332
Contract Labor Act February 26 1885
339
Presidential Succession Act January 19 1886
342
Act prohibiting Special Laws in the Territories July 30 1886
344
Electoral Count Act February 3 1887
347
Interstate Commerce Act February 4 1887
352
Allotment of Lands in Severalty to Indians February 8 1887
372
Ownership of Real Estate in the Territories March 3 1887
377
Retirement of the Trade Dollar March 3 1887
379
AntiPolygamy Act March 3 1887
380
Chinese Exclusion Act September 13 1888
389
AntiTrust Act July 2 1890
395
Silver Purchase Act July 14 1890
397
Original Package Act August 8 1890
401
AntiLottery Act September 18 1890
402
Repeal of the Silver Purchase Act of 1890 November 1 1893
411
President Clevelands Venezuelan Message December 17 1895
413
Alien Ownership of Real Estate in the Territories March 2 1897
419
Recognition of the Independence of Cuba April 20 1898
422
Declaration of War April 25 1898
424
Annexation of the Hawaiian Islands July 7 1898
426
Treaty of Paris December 10 1898
429
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