UNIONS


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"Simply by subsidizing the great unions. They won't join in the next general strike.
"Oh, it hasn't subsidized all of the unions. That's not necessary.
To which the superintendent replied that he might safely trust Durham's for that--they proposed to teach these unions a lesson, and most of all those foremen who had gone back on them.
They made an offer to submit the whole question at issue to arbitration; and at the end of ten days the unions accepted it, and the strike was called off.
"Two others oped their iron jaws, And waved their children-stealing paws; There sat their children in gewgaws; By stinting negroes' backs and maws, They kept up heavenly union.
I hold that, in contemplation of universal law and of the Constitution, the Union of these States is perpetual.
It will not be said by those who recollect that the Atlantic coast is the longest side of the Union, that during the term of thirteen years, the representatives of the States have been almost continually assembled, and that the members from the most distant States are not chargeable with greater intermissions of attendance than those from the States in the neighborhood of Congress.
One thing he fought for with all his buoyant strength was the Union between England and Scotland.
The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union For the Independent Journal.
At that time, it should be remembered, the Western Union was the only corporation that was national in its extent.
A strong sense of the value and blessings of union induced the people, at a very early period, to institute a federal government to preserve and perpetuate it.
One-eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but localized in the Southern part of it.