The Congress of the United States

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Page 15 - An act to enable the people of Utah to form a constitution and State government and to be admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States...
Page 15 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the State of California shall be one, and is hereby declared to be one, of the United States of America, and admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States in all respects whatever.
Page 19 - Resolved, That it is a fundamental principle in our political creed, that a people, in forming a Constitution, have the unconditional right to form and adopt the government which they may think best calculated to secure their liberty, prosperity, and happiness; and that, in conformity there o.
Page 15 - ... the president of the United States, on or before the fourth Monday in November next, an authentic copy of the said act, upon the receipt whereof the president, by proclamation, shall announce the fact; whereupon, and without any further proceeding on the part of Congress, the admission of said state into the Union shall be considered as complete...
Page 24 - Report of the Secretary of War, communicating, in answer to a resolution of the Senate, a report and map of the examination of New Mexico, made by Lieutenant JW Abert, of the topographical corps.
Page 15 - An act to establish the northern boundary line of the State of Ohio, and to provide for the admission of the State of Michigan into the Union upon the conditions therein expressed...
Page 15 - That, as a compliance with the fundamental condition of admission contained in the last preceding section of this act, the boundaries of the said State of Michigan, as in that section described, declared and established, shall receive the assent of a convention of delegates elected by the people of said State, for the sole purpose of giving the assent herein required...
Page 15 - That the State of Wyoming is hereby declared to be a State of the United States of America, and is hereby declared admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States in all respects whatever; and that the constitution which the people of Wyoming have formed for themselves be, and the same is hereby, accepted, ratified, and confirmed.
Page 15 - Provided always, and this admission is upon the express condition, that the said State shall consist of and have jurisdiction over all the territory included within the following boundaries, and over none other...
Page 6 - ... to make out a certificate of election to each of the persons having the highest number of votes...

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