United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1941 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Page 295 - dependent child" means a needy child under the age of 16, or under the age of 18 if found by the State agency to be regularly attending school, who has been deprived of parental support or care by reason of the death, continued absence from the home, or physical or mental incapacity of a parent...
Page 59 - I therefore believe it is my duty to my country to love it; to support its constitution; to obey its laws; to respect its flag; and to defend it against all enemies.
Page 59 - I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed ; a democracy in a republic; a sovereign nation of many sovereign States ; a perfect union, one and inseparable ; established upon those principles of freedom, equality, justice , and humanity for which American patriots sacrificed their lives and fortunes.
Page iv - Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our association in the Great War; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation ; to. combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth ; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy...
Page 298 - Administration and relating to veterans, their estates, or their dependents, of any claim of the United States or any agency thereof against (a) any person other than the indebted beneficiary or his estate; or...
Page 289 - It shall be unlawful for any person — "(1) to knowingly or willfully advocate, abet, advise, or teach the duty, necessity, desirability, or propriety of overthrowing or destroying any government in the United States by force or violence...
Page 299 - ... disabilities: provided that, if there is only one disability, this disability shall be ratable at 60 percent or more, and that, if there are two or more disabilities, there shall be at least one disability ratable at 40 percent or more, and sufficient additional disability to bring the combined rating to 70 percent or more.
Page 289 - United tates by force or violence, or by the assassination of any officer of any such government; (2) with the intent to cause the overthrow or destruction of any government in the United States, to print, publish, edit, issue, circulate, sell, distribute, or publicly display any written or printed matter advocating, advising, or teaching the duty, necessity, desirability, or propriety of overthrowing or destroying any government in the United States by force or violence...
Page 334 - The Secretary of Labor is charged with the duty of fostering, promoting, and developing the welfare of the wage earners of the United States, improving their working conditions, and advancing their opportunities for profitable employment.
Page 158 - Be it enacted by the Senate ana House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Internanational Security Assistance Act of 1978".

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