Annexation Of The Texas; A Case Of War Between England And The United States

Paperback | January 5, 2012

byDavid Urquhart

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1844. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... War Between The United States And Mexico. It requires that some difference should be pending between two States for War to be made, into the justice of which neutrals have to inquire. There are no grievances of the United States to which Mexico refuses redress--there are no demands of Mexico which the United States will not acknowledge. The fact of civil war does confer the character of independence, with the rights of belligerents to both parties ; and it is open to any neutral appealed to by the revolted province, if it judged its cause just, to declare war against the parent State. In that case it would be for the United States to declare war against Mexico. It would then be for other States to judge of the justice or of the objects of such declaration, and to deal with it accordingly. In taking this course, there must have been grounds, and their hands must have been clean, and no creating of revolt by secret machination, to be afterwards defended by open violence. This is not attempted. Yet this was the only form in which the case could have been presented, to throw around it the least complication, as brought to the test of the Laws of Nations, and of civilized communities. The United States does not make war against Mexico, but lays hold on Texas, and leaves Mexico to find redress where and how she can.* The act is therefore one of that character which brands the United States, Dot only with unjust and ambitious violence, but which * " A deadly hatred burns in Mexico towards this country. No stronger national sentiment now binds the scattered provinces together, than dread and detestation of Republican America. Suspicion, dread, and abhorrence, have supplanted respect and trust."--Dr. Channing in 1834. stamps it a "pirate State," making it the enemy of mankin...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1844. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... War Between The United States And Mexico. It requires that some difference should be pending between two States for War to be made, into ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217439551

ISBN - 13:9780217439558

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