Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster

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Contains selected famous speeches and orations of Daniel Webster, to illustrate his genius and character as a lawyer, statesman, Senator, negotiator, patriot, and citizen. An introcustory essay describes and explains the man as a master of English style.
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Overview

Contains selected famous speeches and orations of Daniel Webster, to illustrate his genius and character as a lawyer, statesman, Senator, negotiator, patriot, and citizen. An introcustory essay describes and explains the man as a master of English style.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587980961
  • Publisher: Beard Group Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/28/2001
  • Edition description: Reprinted
  • Pages: 720
  • Sales rank: 1,196,057
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Danlel Webster as a Master of English Style xi
The Dartmouth College Case 1
First Settlement of New England 25
Defence of Judge James Prescott 55
The Revolution in Greece 57
The Tariff 77
The Case of Gibbons and Ogden 111
The Bunker Hill Monument 123
The Completion of the Bunker Hill Monument 136
Our Relations to the South American Republics 152
Adams and Jefferson 156
The Case of Ogden and Saunders 179
The Murder of Captain Joseph White 189
The Reply to Hayne 227
The Constitution not a Compact between Sovereign States 273
Public Dinner at New York 307
The Presidential Veto of the United States Bank Bill 320
The Character of Washington 339
Executive Patronage and Removals from Office 347
Executive Usurpation 353
The Natural Hatred of the Poor to the Rich 359
A Redeemable Paper Currency 362
The Presidential Protest 367
The Appointing and Removing Power 394
On the Loss of the Fortification Bill in 1835 407
Reception at New York 422
Slavery in the District of Columbia 445
The Credit System and the Labor of the United States 449
Remarks on the Political Course of Mr. Calhoun, in 1838 453
Reply to Mr. Calhoun 458
A Uniform System of Bankruptcy 471
"The Log Cabin Candidate" 476
Address to the Ladies of Richmond 478
Reception at Boston 481
The Landing at Plymouth 496
The Christian Ministry and the Religious Instruction of the Young 505
Mr. Justice Story 532
The Rhode Island Government 535
Objects of the Mexican War 551
Exclusion of Slavery from the Territories 569
Speech at Marshfield 575
Jeremiah Mason 589
Kossuth 598
The Constitution and the Union 600
Reception at Buffalo 626
The Addition to the Capitol 639
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