Public Documents of the State of Wisconsin: Being the Reports of the Various State Officers, Departments and Institutions

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State Printer., 1861 - Wisconsin
 

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Page 18 - The said States hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other, for their common defence, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other, against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade, or any other pretence whatever.
Page 6 - ... be suitable to their years and capacities ; and they shall have power in their discretion to bind out the said children with their consent as apprentices or servants during their minority, to such persons, and at such places, to learn such proper trades and employments as in their judgment will be most for the reformation and .amendment, and the future benefit and advantage of such children...
Page 71 - For the purpose of public instruction, we hold every man subject to taxation in proportion to his property, and we look not to the question whether he himself have or have not children to be benefited by the education for which he pays. We regard it as a wise and liberal system of police, by which property and life and the peace of society are secured.
Page 61 - ... the interest of which, and all other revenues derived from the school lands, shall be exclusively applied to the following objects, to-wit: 1. To the support and maintenance of common schools, in each school district, and the purchase of suitable libraries and apparatus therefor.
Page 21 - The powers reserved to the several States will extend to all the objects which, in the ordinary course of affairs, concern the lives, liberties, and properties of the people and the internal order, improvement, and prosperity of the State.
Page 21 - The powers delegated by the proposed constitution to the federal government are few and defined. Those which are to remain in the State governments are numerous and indefinite The former will be exercised principally on external objects, as war, peace, negotiation, and foreign commerce ; with which last the power of taxation will, for the most part, be connected.
Page 7 - An Act to enable the State of Arkansas and other States, to reclaim the ' swamp lands' within their limits/' approved September 28, 1850, (No.
Page 8 - ... be, or be made to be, equal to a stock producing six per cent, per annum...
Page 44 - SEC. 24. The district board in each district shall contract with and hire qualified teachers for and in the name of the district, which contract shall be in writing, and shall specify the wages per week or month as agreed upon by the parties, and such contract shall be filed in the district clerk's office; and, in conjunction with the county superintendent, may dismiss for incompetency, cruelty, negligence, or immorality.
Page 71 - By general instruction, we seek, as far as possible, to purify the whole moral atmosphere; to keep good sentiments uppermost, and to turn the strong current of feeling and opinion, as well as the censures of the law, and the denunciations of religion, against immorality and crime. We hope for a security, beyond the law, and above the law, in the prevalence of enlightened and well-principled moral sentiment.

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