Address to the Nation on Iran Arms and Contra Aid

  My fellow Americans: I’ve spoken to you from this historic office on many occasions…

An Address…Celebrating the Declaration of Independence

Fellow Citizens, Until within a few days before that which we have again assembled to…

An Embargo Without Object!!

Embargoes have been heretofore in all countries laid for some good cause, but we have…

The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing but the Truth

The same arrogance and insolence appear in the federal papers, let our political situation be…

Milan Decree

AMSTERDAM, Dec. 30, 1807 “We have to inform you that this morning we received Official…

Berlin Decree

From our Imperial Camp at Berlin, November 21, 1806. Napoleon, Emperor of the French and…

Baltimore Federal Republic Editorial

“If we attempt to circumscribe the means which have enabled us to arrive at the…

Declaration of War, 1812

An Act Declaring War Between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the…

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

TREATY OF PEACE, FRIENDSHIP, LIMITS, AND SETTLEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE…

Manifest Destiny

The American people having derived their origin from many other nations, and the Declaration of National…

New York Evening Post Article Regarding American Neutrality

The proceedings of the present Congress, the debates, the votes and the acts, are calculated…

French Outrages Against Our Ships and Sailors

Fellow Citizens, for more than two years has your flag been struck on the ocean…

The Embargo Experiment Ended

The embargo now ceases to be in force, and every merchant who can give a…

Hateful Measures for Enforcing the Embargo

Within a few days past Colonel Boyd, commanding at the Castle, received orders from the…

The Embargo and the Farmer’s Story

A zealous Boston Democrat was lately in the country extolling the embargo to a plain…

The Chesapeake and the Leopard

We say and we once more repeat it, that the Chesapeake, being a national ship,…

The Responsibility For The British Outrage

We are pleased to observe the circumspection of the merchants. If they consult their own…

Article Regarding Declaration of War of 1812

Every considerate and unprejudiced man, in every part of the union, freely admits we have…

WAR!

The universal sentiment against a British War which prevails among considerate men of all parties…

An Address to the People of the Eastern States

In a war with England we shall need numerous armies and ample treasuries for their…

War Should Be Declared

The public attention has been drawn to the approaching arrival of the Hornet, as a…

They Call It a War for Commerce!

Look for yourselves, good people all — The administration tell me that the object for…

The Folly of Joining the Army

“Tricks upon Travellers,” or “More Ways than one to kill a Cat.” — Old saws.…

The Chesapeake and the Leopard

We have never, on any occasion, witnessed the spirit of the people excited to so…

African Colonization–By a Man of Color

To the Editors of The Tribune: As the infant Republic of Liberia is now attracting…

The New England Threat of Secession

North of the Delaware, there is among all who do not bask or expect to…

Aurora General Advertiser Article Regarding American Neutrality

The prints which, by their subserviency to the baleful oppression of Great Britain, have contributed…