Word usage examples
This amendment, emancipating Slaves employed by their masters to aid Rebellion, was adopted by 33 yeas to 6 nays.
The last proposition was first voted on, and lost, by 105 yeas to 198 nays.
On the following Monday, December 17, by 154 yeas to 14 nays, the House adopted a resolution, offered by Mr.
On the same day, the House adopted, by 135 yeas to no nays, a resolution offered by Mr.
Yet these same six Southern Senators though present, refused to vote, and permitted the substitute to be adopted by 25 yeas to 23 nays.
Southern Senators aforesaid, had they voted, would have defeated the substitute by 25 yeas to 30 nays.
Joint Resolution of the Select Committee as heretofore given--after a vain attempt to table it--was passed by 136 yeas to 53 nays.
Clark Proposition as heretofore given, but the amendment was rejected by 13 yeas to 25 nays.
Johnson, of Arkansas, offered, as an amendment to the House Joint Resolution, the propositions submitted by the Peace Congress or Conference, but the amendment was disagreed to by 3 yeas to 34 nays.
Crittenden then offered the Propositions of the Peace Congress, as a substitute for his own-and they were rejected by 7 yeas to 28 nays.