Reconstruction in Arkansas, 1862-1874

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Columbia university, 1923 - HISTORY - 451 pages
Studies the reconstruction in Arkansas from 1862-1874 when changes in the military situation had taken place and the president was more confident of his ground as far as Arkansas was concerned.
 

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Page 311 - The proceeds of all lands that have been or hereafter may be granted by the United States to this State, for the support of schools...
Page 237 - I accept the civil and political equality of all men, and agree not to attempt to deprive any person or persons, on account of race, color or previous condition, of any political or civil right, privilege or immunity enjoyed by any other class of men...
Page 310 - A general diffusion of knowledge and intelligence being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, the general assembly shall establish and maintain free schools for the gratuitous instruction of all persons in the State between the ages of five and twentyone.
Page 311 - State; also, all mines, [moneys?] stocks, bonds, lands and other property, now belonging to any fund for purposes of education, also the net proceeds of all sales of...
Page 120 - That, until the people of said rebel States shall be by law admitted to representation in the Congress of the United States, any civil governments which may exist therein shall be deemed provisional only, and in all respects subject to the paramount authority of the United States at any time to abolish, modify, control or supersede the same...
Page 121 - States, and which, for aught we now know, may be adopted by a sufficient number of States to make it a part...
Page 311 - State (Congress consenting); also the grants, gifts, or devises that may have been, or hereafter may be, made to this State, and not otherwise appropriated by the terms of the grant, gift, or devise...
Page 120 - That it shall be the duty of the President to assign to the command of each of said districts an officer of the army not below the rank of brigadier-general, and to detail a sufficient military force to enable such officer to perform his duties and enforce his authority within the district to which he is assigned.
Page 237 - I, , do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and maintain the constitution and laws of the United States, and the constitution and laws of the state of...
Page 311 - State over the age of twenty-one years, and so much of the ordinary annual revenue of the State as may be necessary, shall be faithfully appropriated for establishing and maintaining the free schools and the university, in this article provided for.

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