Sentence Examples

  • Contains a composite narrative of the ratification of the covenant.
  • He was an enthusiastic advocate of the Federal constitution, and in 1788 exerted strong influence to secure its ratification by his native state.
  • The American forces were withdrawn in May and June 1848 after the ratification of the treaty by Mexico.
  • By this arrangement a period of nearly four years usually elapses between the proposal and the final ratification of an amendment.
  • When he first read that instrument he was very much opposed to the consolidated government which it provided, but was induced to befriend it by resolutions which were passed at a mass meeting of Boston mechanics or "tradesmen" - his own firmest supporters - and by the suggestion that its ratification should be accompanied by a recommendation of amendments designed chiefly to supply the omission of a bill of rights.