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General Civil War Talk > Why slavery was unconstitional? (24 replies - 6347 views)

1.) There is a differance between codification of the law and legality of the law. Anything can be codefied into a law, even if it is ...   Tue Apr 17th, 2012 04:07 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg overrated? (24 replies - 9078 views)

Lee's invasiion of Pennsylvania wasn't just an exercise in Napoleonic manuvering. Lee had to set out to destroy the Army of the Potomac. If Lee could ...   Tue Apr 17th, 2012 02:18 pm

General Civil War Talk > Why slavery was unconstitional? (24 replies - 6347 views)

Mark wrote: ebg, perhaps we misunderstand each other. I would be the last person to suggest that the founding fathers were gods and I'm not ...   Tue Apr 17th, 2012 03:11 am

General Civil War Talk > Why slavery was unconstitional? (24 replies - 6347 views)

Mark wrote: ebg, have you read the majority opinion of Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857)? I think that would answer most of your questions. ...   Tue Apr 17th, 2012 12:33 am

General Civil War Talk > Why slavery was unconstitional? (24 replies - 6347 views)

Old Blu wrote: ebg wrote: Old Blu wrote: ebg wrote: OLD BLUE- if you don't understand what I wrote it is no use in going any further. oh, yes, ...   Mon Apr 16th, 2012 04:50 pm

General Civil War Talk > Why slavery was unconstitional? (24 replies - 6347 views)

HankC wrote: within the constitution, slaves are at best 'other persons'. at worst they are property and not worth mentioning other than that the constiution provides ...   Mon Apr 16th, 2012 03:01 am

General Civil War Talk > Why slavery was unconstitional? (24 replies - 6347 views)

Old Blu wrote: ebg wrote: OLD BLUE- if you don't understand what I wrote it is no use in going any further. oh, yes, I agree...if your unable ...   Mon Apr 16th, 2012 01:16 am

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln had a Constitutional duty to perserve the Union! (34 replies - 12796 views)

marke wrote-Short time he had in office? He had over three months before Lincoln took office from the election of 1860. It wasn't until the ...   Sun Apr 15th, 2012 05:33 pm

General Civil War Talk > Why slavery was unconstitional? (24 replies - 6347 views)

OLD BLUE- Please clarify your question. I'm not being a smart guy, but I really don't understand what your question is? Are you looking for the ...   Sun Apr 15th, 2012 05:09 pm

General Civil War Talk > Why slavery was unconstitional? (24 replies - 6347 views)

Statement from the Radical Abolitionist Convention (New York June 26-28 1855): It does this by providing that "No State shall pass any bills of attainder ...   Sat Apr 14th, 2012 09:06 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln had a Constitutional duty to perserve the Union! (34 replies - 12796 views)

mark- As I said before again and again, two different views opposite to each other can still both have correct interpretation of constitutional law. Secessionists interpret ...   Sat Apr 14th, 2012 07:58 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln had a Constitutional duty to perserve the Union! (34 replies - 12796 views)

Old Blu wrote: Where does the Constitution say secession was illegal? Well, that's like saying "where does it say that it is??" ...   Sat Apr 14th, 2012 04:55 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln had a Constitutional duty to perserve the Union! (34 replies - 12796 views)

Hellcat wrote: Who was president when Texas seceded? If we argue about the president having to defend the Constitution and thus the union of the states ...   Sat Apr 14th, 2012 04:16 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln had a Constitutional duty to perserve the Union! (34 replies - 12796 views)

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Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln had a Constitutional duty to perserve the Union! (34 replies - 12796 views)

Texas Defender wrote: ebg-   Your last posting only confirmed to me my fear that I was wasting my time trying to explain the Constitution and separation ...   Fri Apr 13th, 2012 10:34 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln had a Constitutional duty to perserve the Union! (34 replies - 12796 views)

Texas Defender wrote: ebg-   It has become apparent to me that I am wasting my breath trying to explain the Constitution and separation of powers to ...   Fri Apr 13th, 2012 06:49 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln had a Constitutional duty to perserve the Union! (34 replies - 12796 views)

Texas Defender wrote: ebg-   For your information, the Presidential Oath appears in Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution. You might benefit from reading the document.   ...   Fri Apr 13th, 2012 05:25 pm

General Civil War Talk > Ulysses S. Grant: the greatest of generals (84 replies - 35045 views)

Wordsmith wrote:           For historian Williams, it was his far-ranging foresight.  According to Williams, “Grant was fundamentally superior to Lee because he had a modern ...   Fri Apr 13th, 2012 01:55 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln had a Constitutional duty to perserve the Union! (34 replies - 12796 views)

Texas Defender wrote: ebg-   Ah, I see. So by this it seems you mean that the President can disregard the Constitution if, in his viewpoint, that ...   Fri Apr 13th, 2012 12:11 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln had a Constitutional duty to perserve the Union! (34 replies - 12796 views)

Texas Defender wrote: ebg-   As you say, the Preamble does not grant power. All it does is state the intent of the PEOPLE to form a ...   Fri Apr 13th, 2012 12:07 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln had a Constitutional duty to perserve the Union! (34 replies - 12796 views)

Mark, I agree what you say, but no one said Constitutional debate always has a right or wrong side. Two different correct interpretations of ...   Fri Apr 13th, 2012 11:32 am

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln had a Constitutional duty to perserve the Union! (34 replies - 12796 views)

Article 2-section 8 of the Constitution states: Before he enter on the execution of his office, he shall take the following oath or affirmation:-"I do solemnly ...   Fri Apr 13th, 2012 07:17 am


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