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Topic: Proclamation

  Summary of Dunmore's Proclamation
Taken together, the proclamation and Dunmore's military actions had several important implications that contributed to the inevitability of war.
First, the proclamation intensified a growing distrust between masters and slaves by offering freedom to those slaves willing to fight for the king.
The proclamation also noted that King George III had declared the colonies in open rebellion, upping the stakes and polarizing the colony into two camps, loyal and rebel.
www.history.org /History/teaching/tchaadun.cfm   (418 words)

  Proclamation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Crown has power to legislate by proclamation for a newly conquered country (Jenkyns, British Rule and Jurisdiction beyond the Seas); and this power was freely exercised in the Transvaal Colony during the Second Boer War.
These proclamations were originally made sixteen times, four times in the term in which the fine was levied, and four times in each of the three succeeding terms.
Afterwards the number of proclamations was reduced to one in each of the four terms.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Proclamation   (373 words)

 Easter Proclamation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Easter Proclamation, officially referred to as the Proclamation of the Republic, was a document issued by the Irish Volunteers and Irish Citizen Army during the Easter Rising in Ireland, which began on 24 April 1916.
The proclamation was modelled on a similar independence proclamation issued during the 1803 rebellion by Irish rebel Robert Emmet.
All seven signatories of the proclamation were executed by the British military in the aftermath of the Rising, being viewed as having committed treason in wartime (i.e., the First World War).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Easter_Proclamation   (1385 words)

 Proclamation - LoveToKnow 1911
proclamare, to make public by announcement), in English law, a formal announcement (royal proclamation), made under the great seal, of some matter which the king in council desires to make known to his subjects: e.g.
The Crown has power to legislate by proclamation for a newly conquered country (Jenkyns, British Rule and Jurisdiction beyond the Seas); and this power was freely exercised in the Transvaal Colony during the Boer.
In the British colonies, ordinances are frequently brought into force by proclamation; certain imperial acts do not take effect in a colony untiP there proclaimed (e.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Proclamation   (310 words)

 Featured Document: The Emancipation Proclamation
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war.
The original of the Emancipation Proclamation of January 1, 1863, is in the National Archives in Washington, DC.
Written in red ink on the upper right-hand corner of this large sheet is the number of the Proclamation, 95, given to it by the Department of State long after it was signed.
www.archives.gov /exhibits/featured_documents/emancipation_proclamation   (446 words)

 Emancipation Proclamation - MSN Encarta
Lincoln's issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation marked a radical change in his policy; historians regard it as one of the great state documents of the United States.
After the outbreak of the Civil War, the slavery issue was made acute by the flight to Union lines of large numbers of slaves who volunteered to fight for their freedom and that of their fellow slaves.
As a further result of the proclamation, the Republican party became unified in principle and in organization, and the prestige it attained enabled it to hold power until 1884.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761574881/Emancipation_Proclamation.html   (462 words)

 Proclamation at Recovery Month   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
A proclamation is a simple and effective way for the government to show support for educating the community about stigma and discrimination against people with substance use disorders and the need to break down these barriers.
Proclamations can be issued by governors, state legislators, and city, county, or town officials, as well as federal government officials.
Traditional proclamations begin with a series of statements beginning with the word "Whereas," which means "because," "inasmuch as," or "since." The "Whereas" clauses state the issue or problem and suggest the reasoning behind the proclamation.
www.recoverymonth.gov /2006/kit/html/Media_Outreach/official_proclamations.aspx   (1920 words)

 Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, December 8, 1863
Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, December 8, 1863
To avoid misunderstanding, it may be proper to say that this proclamation, so far as it relates to state governments, has no reference to states wherein loyal state governments have all the while been maintained.
And, for the same reason, it may be proper to further say, that whether members sent to congress from any state shall be admitted to seats constitutionally rests exclusively with the respective houses, and not to any extent with the Executive.
www.history.umd.edu /Freedmen/procamn.htm   (291 words)

 Virtual Visit: The Emancipation Proclamation, Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation document, New York State Library
The unassuming appearance of this four page declaration in Lincoln's hand tends to mask the significance of what one source declared to be the "most important and far-reaching document ever issued since the formulation of this government".
In addition to the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, the New York State Library's collection also includes 19th century photographs of the manuscript of the Final Emancipation Proclamation.
On January 1, 1863, the Confederacy was still in full rebellion and Lincoln issued his final Emancipation Proclamation which declared that "all persons held as slaves...shall be free." The Chicago Historical Society acquired the manuscript copy of this document.
www.nysl.nysed.gov /library/features/ep   (1083 words)

 Legal Definition of Proclamation
PROCLAMATION - The act of causing some state matters to be published or made generally known.
A written or printed document in which are contained such matters, issued by proper authority; as the president's proclamation, the governor's, the mayor's proclamation.
The word proclamation is also used to express the public nomination made of any one to a high office; as, such a prince was proclaimed emperor.
www.lectlaw.com /def2/p174.htm   (162 words)

 Africans in America/Part 2/Proclamation of Earl of Dunmore
By November 14, 1775, when John Murray, Earl of Dunmore and royal governor of Virginia, issued his proclamation, his plan to offer freedom to slaves who would leave their patriot masters and join the royal forces was already well underway.
The Virginia Gazette warned slaves to "Be not then...tempted by the proclamation to ruin your selves" and urged them to "cling to their kind masters," citing the fact that Dunmore himself was a slave holder.
In December, the Virginia Convention issued its own proclamation as a broadside, declaring that runaways to the British would be pardoned if they returned in ten days, but would be severely punished if they did not.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/aia/part2/2h42.html   (533 words)

 CNN.com - Florida town casts out Satan - January 29, 2002
Risher said the events of September 11 inspired her to pursue the proclamation, which the Town Commission supports.
CNN's Gary Tuchman talks to a Florida mayor who banned Satan by municipal proclamation, to the cheers of residents.
But the town's attorney says that even though the proclamation is on town letterhead, it's not an official municipal statement.
archives.cnn.com /2002/US/01/29/town.satan   (410 words)

 Proclamation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Nothing in this proclamation shall be deemed to enlarge or diminish the jurisdiction of the State of California with respect to fish and wildlife management.
There is hereby reserved, as of the date of this proclamation and subject to valid existing rights, a quantity of water sufficient to fulfill the purposes for which this monument is established.
Nothing in this proclamation shall be deemed to revoke any existing withdrawal, reservation, or appropriation; however, the national monument shall be the dominant reservation.
www.blm.gov /ca/bakersfield/proclamation.html   (1230 words)

 Canadian Bible Society - Proclamation - Benefits
But the roots of Proclamation are as old as the book of Nehemiah.
Most Proclamation events bring together congregations and parishes from many different denominations and confessions — and the co-operative spirit makes a powerful statement to the community.
Even more importantly, the profile that Proclamation gives to the Scriptures is itself a strong witness to the Christian faith.
www.biblesociety.ca /proclamation/benefits/index.html   (147 words)

 The Emancipation Proclamation
Emancipation Proclamation: The Proclamation - The Proclamation On Jan. 1, 1863, the formal and definite Emancipation Proclamation was issued.
Emancipation Proclamation: Purpose of the Proclamation - Purpose of the Proclamation The proclamation did not reflect Lincoln's desired solution for the...
Emancipation Proclamation: Desire for Such a Proclamation - Desire for Such a Proclamation In the early part of the Civil War, President Lincoln refrained from...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0194062.html   (376 words)

PROCLAMATION's first rehearsal was in late February of 1996.
Proclamation resurfaced in April of 1997 with the line-up that went on to appear on the Straight Edge Hardcore 7": Mark on vocals, Matt on guitar, Aaron on drums, Brian on bass, and Jason on second guitar.
This incarnation of the band proved to be the most stable, lasting about a year and a half until the Proc's demise in late 2000.
www.myspace.com /xproclamationx   (589 words)

 Charles Mason Remey 1960 Proclamation
I have been preparing a Proclamation communication addressed to the convention, a copy of which I enclose with this letter to you asking that this be read to the delegates seated in this convention.
I take the means of this proclamation, to the coming annual national convention to tell all Bahá'ís exactly what my position and status is in the Faith.
In this proclamation statement to you I am now declaring my position of command in the cause to the Believers here in America, "The Cradle of the Administration of The Bahá'í Faith," and through this convention to all the Bahá'í World.
www.charlesmasonremey.net /1960_proclamation.htm   (2113 words)

 Emancipation Proclamation
Lincoln was furious and despite the pleas of Salmon Chase, the Secretary of the Treasury, the instructed him to disband the 1st South Carolina (African Descent) regiment and to retract his proclamation.
The order that rebels should be shot did not carry with it half the significance of this proclamation of freedom of their slaves.
The Emancipation Proclamation sent forth from the pen of Abraham Lincoln, who eventually fell a martyr for American freedom, was the sublimest and most important State paper that had ever been sent out from the Executive Mansion at Washington to the American people.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USASproclamation.htm   (2089 words)

 Emancipation Proclamation: Primary Documents of American History (Virtual Programs & Services, Library of Congress)
The Emancipation Proclamation special presentation provides an essay, timeline and Lincoln’s first and final draft of the Emancipation Proclamation, as well as the final version issued on January 1, 1863.
A printed copy of the final version of the Emancipation Proclamation as issued on January 1, 1863, is available in the United States Statutes at Large.
Includes a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation and a letter Abraham Lincoln wrote declining an invitation to the Union convention in Springfield, Illinois.
www.loc.gov /rr/program/bib/ourdocs/EmanProc.html   (746 words)

 Proclamation Establishing the Giant Sequoia National Monument   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Timber sales under contract as of the date of the proclamation and timber sales with a decision notice signed after January 1, 1999, but prior to December 31, 1999, may be completed consistent with the terms of the decision notice and contract.
Prior to the issuance of the management plan, existing roads and trails may be closed or altered to protect the objects of interest in the monument, and motorized vehicle use will be permitted on trails until but not after December 31, 2000.
Nothing in this proclamation shall be deemed to affect existing special use authorizations; existing uses shall be governed by applicable laws, regulations, and management plans.
www.llpoh.org /sequoia/Giant_SEQUOIA_NATIONAL_MONUMENT.html   (2651 words)

 Lincoln Papers: Emancipation Proclamation: Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, correctly interpreting the Proclamation as a military measure designed both to deprive the Confederacy of slave labor and bring additional men into the Union Army, advocated its immediate release.
The Cabinet meeting of September 22, 1862, resulted in the political and literary refinement of the July draft, and on January 1, 1863, Lincoln composed the final Emancipation Proclamation.
The superscription and ending are in the hand of a clerk, and the printed insertions are from the September draft.
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 Proclamation's Ministries
All are welcome to attend and learn the history and theology of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) as well as get acquainted with the various ministries of Proclamation.
Proclamation Women (formerly, Women In the Church (WIC) seeks to encourage and equip women of all ages to develop a sense of community and compassion within the congregation.
The Encouragers, Proclamation's fellowship of young adults and the young at heart.
www.proclamation.org /ministries.html   (1413 words)

 Proclamation Tips
Getting a proclamation for CTE Month is not too difficult—if you know how to go about it.
In many areas, a mayor or governor can issue a proclamation without action from the city council or state legislature.
Following are some tips on how to get a proclamation issued with or without legislative action.
www.acteonline.org /ctemonth/proclamation.cfm   (529 words)

 Proclamation of the Third International Christian Zionist Congress
The following Proclamation was adopted unanimously at the Third International Christian Zionist Congress, convened in Jerusalem from February 25th to the 29th, 1996.
We recognize that in making and declaring this Proclamation, we engage fully in matters of great weight and concern to the nations.
Therefore, we make this Proclamation with a sense of purpose and destiny, and with pure conscience, knowing that the mercies of our Lord are ever toward us and are available to all men everywhere, and that He will perform all that He has promised to do.
christianactionforisrael.org /congress.html   (1623 words)

 Canadian Bible Society - Proclamation Symposium
Proclamation is a symposium on the practical use of the Bible in the actual life of the Church.
Special emphasis will be given to such topics as the Bible and the growth of the Church, the mission of the Church, the role of the artist, the teaching of children, today's youth, the lay person, the recruiting and the training of leaders, personal Bible study, conflict resolution, and political action.
The conference will include plenary presentations each morning, workshops each afternoon with a Proclamation event on Wednesday evening, held in the Manning Chapel with readings from the Bible in a number of different languages.
www.biblesociety.ca /symposium_06/index.html   (339 words)

 Emancipation Proclamation
This proclamation was a Presidential decree issued September 22, 1862 to take effect January 1, 1863, freeing all slaves in those parts of the nation still in rebellion.
Seward suggested that he wait, believing that such a dynamic change in the war's focus (heretofore fought to preserve the Union and not to disrupt the South's social fabric) would be little more than a plea for support without a military victory.
Just a little something to show how this "proclamation" came to be and the reactions to it.
www.civilwarhome.com /emancipation.htm   (432 words)

 Ben's Guide (9-12): The Emancipation Proclamation -- About the Emancipation Proclamation
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862 and became effective on January 1, 1863.
It stated that all slaves in states that were rebelling against the Union were free and that the Union military would enforce their freedom.
The proclamation paved the way for the passage of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution (December 1865), which ended slavery in the United States.
bensguide.gpo.gov /9-12/documents/proclamation/about.html   (198 words)

 INSIDE PCIJ » Text of Proclamation No. 1017
Both proclamations cite leftist threat as the justification, both proclamations cite the threat to the economy, and both proclamations especially single out media as contributing to the situation.
The Proclamation was issued by president Arroyo this morning, declaring a state of emergency and directing the armed forces to suppress lawless violence.
A day after President Arroyo issued Proclamation 1017 declaring a state of national emergency, senators such as Joker Arroyo and Aquilino Pimentel called her move a “draconian” measure supposedly designed to silence the media and intimidate the political opposition.
www.pcij.org /blog/?p=629   (6149 words)

 Alabama governor slips up on slavery - U.S. News - MSNBC.com
The governor quickly reissued the proclamation with the paragraph on slavery restored, and posted it on his Web site.
It contained a paragraph that says “Our recognition of Confederate history also recognizes that slavery was one of the causes of the war, an issue in the war, was ended by the war, and slavery is hereby condemned...
Hestley and others were pleased when they received copies of the proclamation that Riley signed March 18, which deleted the slavery paragraph.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/7392541   (473 words)

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