"That the executive will, on the first day of January aforesaid, by proclamation, designate the states and parts of states, if any, in which the people thereof, respectively, shall then be in rebellion against the United States; and the fact that any state, or the people thereof, shall on that day be in good faith represented in the Congress of the United States, by members chosen thereto at elections wherein a majority of the qualified voters of such states shall have participated, shall, in the absence of strong countervailing testimony, be deemed conclusive evidence that such state, and the people thereof, are not then in rebellion against the United States." Now, therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln, president of the United States, by virtue of the power in me vested as commander in chief of the army and navy of the United States, in time of actual armed rebellion against the authority and government of the United States, and as a fit and necessary war measure for suppressing said rebellion, do, on this first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, and in accordance with my purpose so to do, publicly proclaimed for the full period of one hundred days from the day first above mentioned, order and designate as the states and parts of states wherein the people thereof, respectively, are this day in rebellion against the United States, the following, to wit: Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana (except the parishes of St. And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages.
And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated states and parts of states are, and henceforward shall be, free; and that the executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons.
It’s been a long time since I’ve done one of my “origin” posts, and I decided to make it a two-for-one. They also have a great option to sign up for a weekly email in which an origin is explained.
Excerpted from this weeks email: As horses develop they grow more teeth and their existing teeth begin to change shape and project further forward.
This phrase is a corruption of “spirit and image”, which was coined by early Americans to describe a relative who both looked and had the disposition of another family member.
The phrase was used so frequently that in the South it was phonetically contracted to “spittin’ image” while holding onto the original meaning.
Audi – Latin translation of the German name “Horch”. Cadillac – named after the 18th century French explorer Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, founder of Detroit, Michigan. Chevrolet – named after company co-founder Louis Chevrolet, a Swiss-born auto racer.
The founder August Horch left the company after five years, but still wanted to manufacture cars. The company was merged into General Motors in 1917 and survives only as a brand name.
The 20th century saw color phenotypes adopted as genetic markers contributing to our understanding of development, genetics, and evolutionary theory.the man who most ardently championed the fight for individual rights at a time when such notions were singed with controversy. Some religions have religious texts which they view as divinely or supernaturally revealed or inspired.Determining a horse’s age from its teeth is a specialist task, but it can be done.This incidentally is also the source of another teeth/age related phrase – long in the tooth.