Usage examples for ratification

  1. James saw his name at the head of an agreement which settled the rights of sovereignty in the extreme North 'from Tittisfiord to Weranger, ' and had the satisfaction of finding that the ratification of this agreement by his own hand was deemed necessary. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  2. The Indians have been in a very unsettled condition during the past year, in consequence of the embarrassment and distress produced by the ratification of the treaty, and their uncertainty as to the best course to be pursued by them in their trying and perplexing circumstances. – A Visit To The United States In 1841 by Joseph Sturge
  3. President Madison, who had reluctantly accepted war as the last means of escape from the blockade of American ports and the ruin of neutral trade, recommended the ratification of a convention which did not so much as mention maritime questions and the rights of neutrals. – Jefferson and his Colleagues A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty, Volume 15 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Allen Johnson
  4. But the agreement required Napoleon's ratification, and for this Stein waited in vain. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  5. My suspicions were strengthened by the fact that the principal opposition among Democrats to the creation of the commission and to the ratification of its decision came from northern Democrats. – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch
  6. 7, showing that the " plan" will be another Treaty or Treaties and that the " carrying out" probably means ratification thereof. – The Geneva Protocol by David Hunter Miller
  7. It was asserted that the ratification of the Declaration would refer only to the text itself, and that the General Report, not being thereby ratified, would not be binding; only by express extension of the ratification to the General Report could the latter bind. – The Future of International Law by Lassa Oppenheim
  8. The resolutions when adopted are reported to the House for ratification, but as in the case of supply, they have no legal effect until enacted in the form of a statute. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  9. Equally decisive proof to the same effect is found in the debates which subsequently occurred in the conventions of the several states, to which the constitution, as adopted, was submitted for ratification. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud
  10. To become effective as a part of the Constitution, this article required the votes of two thirds of each branch of Congress and ratification by the legislatures of three fourths of the States. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  11. We suppose its expediency so apparent, as to leave little doubt of its ratification. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  12. It was naturally desired to take the opportunity of his presence for the ratification of the new constitution; but that was not to be had so readily, since it brought in question the principle of the political unity of the empire. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  13. No news yet come of the ratification of the peace which we have expected now every hour since yesterday. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  14. Instead of waiting a day for the King's ratification, Emile Ollivier, desirous also of peace, hastened to make public the telegram from the Prince of Hohenzollern. – A History of the Third French Republic by C. H. C. Wright
  15. We are convinced when we come on a ratification that is almost as abrupt as a refutation. – The New Jerusalem by G. K. Chesterton
  16. But though on the second question, whether this verdict should be submitted to the people for ratification, many of them did vote for such an appeal being made, yet after the appeal had been rejected by a majority of one hundred and forty- two, and the third question, " What penalty shall be inflicted on Louis?" – The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France by Charles Duke Yonge
  17. In this capacity he exchanged with the Dutch government the ratification of the treaty, which had been previously negotiated by Mr Adams. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  18. Weary hours spent in conference with the wily Spaniard convinced Adams that the great obstacle to the ratification of the treaty by Spain had been the conviction that the United States was only waiting ratification to recognize the independence of the Spanish colonies. – Jefferson and his Colleagues A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty, Volume 15 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Allen Johnson
  19. Early in May, when Malmesbury proceeded to London for the purpose of securing the ratification of the treaty and the payment of the first subsidy to Prussia, he encountered most annoying delays. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  20. These are the very words of South Carolina herself, in her act of ratification. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster