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ces.-Quiroga defeated.-Invasion of Cuyo.-Meeting of Legislature.-Condi-
The Garrison.—Dispersion of the People.-Night of Tuesday.—The Citizens
arm on Wednesday.-Marmont's Plans.- Deputation of the Citizens.-Move-
ments of the Troops.-Conflict at the Hotel de Ville.- Retreat of the Troops.-
Their conduct.–Barricades, Thursday:-The Polytechnic School.-Position of
the Garrison.-Combats.- Capture of the Louvre. Evacuation of the Tuileries
and of Paris.-Conduct of the People. Their Losses.
FRANCE, CONTINUED.-Provisional Government of Thursday.-La Fayette.-
Proposal of the King:- The Duc d'Orleans made Lieutenant General.-State of
Paris.-Expulsion of the Bourbons.-Remarks,
FRANCE, CONCLUDED.-Proceedings of the Chambers. The new Charter.—Duc
d'Orleans King Settlement of the Government.-Conclusion.
NETHERLANDS.--Opposition of the Allies to Republican Governments.-
Kingdom of the Netherlands. The creation of the Congress of Vienna.-Uni-
ted Provinces, Islands, &c, of German origin.,Walloons of the Gallic race.-
Contests of the fifth century between the Salians and Saxons.-Conversion of
Witikend to Christianity.-Conquest of the Country by Charlemagne - Corpo-
rate Trades.-Charles, the great-grandfather of Charles Fifth.—Marriage of his
daughter with Maximilian of Austria.-Connexion with Ferdicand and Isabella.-
Charles Fifth. Reformation.-Inquisition.—Philip.-William of Nassau. The
obnoxious Minister Granville.-Gueux or Beggars, the title of the opposers of
Government.--Division between the Protestants and Catholics.-Union of the
Seven United Provinces.- Power of the Dutch in the Seventeenth and Eigh-
teenth Centuries.-Conquests in the East and West Indies.-French Revolu-
tion.-Batavian Republic.-Kingdom of Holland.-French Province.—Belgium
annexed to France.-Revolution of 1813.-Restoration of House of Nassau.-
Constitution.—Belgium united with Holland.—Assembly of Notables.-Amend.
ed Constitution.- Public Debt. Situation of the Netherlands as to Foreign
Powers.- Internal disputes from the Catholic Religion and Education.-Free
Trade and Restriction.-Ordinances as to Language. - Budget.-M. de Potter,
His Trial.-Session of 1929.-Ministerial Responsibility:-Law on the Press.-
Revolution of 26th August, 1830.-Demands of the Belgians.-Meeting of the
States General, 12th September, 1830.-King's Speech -Provisional Govern-
ment at Brussels.-Attack of Prince Frederick.–Recognition of the Belgians
by the Prince of Orange.-Return of M. de Potter to Brussels.-Character of
THE PENINSULA.-Spain.-Rumors.--Queen's Death.—Public expectations.
-Arrival of the new Queen.-Law of Succession.—Portugal.
ENGLAND.-Retrospective view of the settlement of the Catholic Question in
1829.-Its consequences.-Its essential connexion with other projects of Reform.
-Meeting of Parliament, February,1830.-Debates on the Addresses.-Universal
Distress of the Country:-Amendments to the Addresses, proposed; rejected.-
Amendment of Lord King.-Reduction and substitution of Taxes.-Parliamenta-
ry Reform.-Affairs of India.–Foreign Affairs.—Greece.-Portugal.—Death of
George IV.-Notices of his Life and Character.-Accession of William IV.--
Notices of his previous Life.-Dissolution of Parliament.-Meeting of the new
Statistical View of the Commerce of the United States for the year ending
Proclamation of President of the United States opening the Ports
ACTS OF THE TWENTYFIRST CONGRESS, FIRST SEssion.
Inauguration of General Jackson. - State of Afairs. -- Political Principles of President. - New Cabinet. — Pemovals. - Oppo
. sition in Senate. — Post Office Department. — Disscntions in the Cabinet. Controversy between the Presiilent an! Vice President. — Cause anl Consequence thereof.
Oy the 4th of March, 1929, in Nor was the aspect of the pothe presence of the Senate, the litical atmosphere less propitious. members of the House of Repre- The administration of his predosentatives and a vast concourse cessor had been arrested by the of people, General Andrew Jack- popular will in the inidst of its son took the oath of office and career, before the merits or deentered upon the administration merits of its policy had been fully of the governinent of the United tested, and with so decided an States.
expression of public feeling A long train of fortunate events against its continuance, as to leave had prepared his way for a happy its members no ability and appaand prosperous career in his new rently little inclination to offer an character as a Civil Magistrate. early opposition to the new ExHis military success at a peculiar ecutive. The community was crisis had given him a strong claim tired of political warfare, and a upon the country, and the energy, general disposition was evinced to decision and sell-devotion mani- give the measures of the adminisfested in various trying emergen- tration a fair trial. Some uncercies had obtained for him a large tainty of course existed as to the share of the public confidence. policy which the new President
might feel bound to adopt. His didates offered upon principles of political experience had not been opposition to that construction. great, and the inferences which the All the candidates consequently public had drawn as to his princi- were understood to be in favor of ples from his declarations and that construction. Mr Calhoun votes when in the federal Senate, was an early and ardent advocate had been rendered somewhat un- of that principle, and had efficientcertain by the contradictory asser- ly contributed when in Congress tions made by his supporters in and also while in the Cabinet to different sections of the Union the adoption of the principal and by the decided political char- measures, which had provoked acter of that portion of his adher- the hostility of those who conents, who had been ranked in the tended for a literal construction of previous contest among the friends the constitution. Mr Clay had of the late Secretary of the Trea- long been distinguished as the elosury (Mr Crawford.) That class quent and uncompromising supof public men was regarded as porter of the American Systein, contending for a strict, or what a system whose characteristic feawas denominated a narrow, con- tures were the protection of dostruction of the Federal Constitu- mestic industry and a liberal aption, and their support was given plication of the public treasure to to him upon principles of opposi- purposes of internal improvement. tion to the policy that governed Mr Adams at an early period of the administration of Mr Monroe. his political life had manifested All the other candidates in that his attachment io the cause of incontest were sustained upon a ternal improvement, and he made contrary principle.
no secret of his opinions concernstruction given to the Federal ing the powers of Congress in all Constitution, by which Congress matters of national concern. was deemed to be empowered to General Jackson had not occupied protect domestic manufactures, 10 so conspicuous a station in politi
, appropriate moneys for works of cal life; but while in the United internal improvement, to create States Senate he had been no less a United States Bank, and gene- decided in his opinions on the rally to regulate and control all long disputed question as to the affairs strictly national, had be- constructive powers of Congress. come the settled policy of the During this short term of service country. Strong objections were the following bills providing for still urged to this construction, by internal improvement came under the Representatives from the consideration : 1st. A Bill authorSouthern States, and by some of izing a road from Memphis in Tenthe leading friends of Mr Craw- nessee to Little Rock in Arkansas. ford in other sections of the Union. 2d. A Bill for making certain roads But it had been too long and too in Florida. 3d. A Bill to progenerally acquiesced in to permit cure necessary surveys for roads the hope of a successful appeal to and canals. 4th. A Bill to im
. public opinion in behalf of can- prove the navigation of the Mis