To preserve and perpetuate it was the great object of the people in forming that convention
, and it is also the great object of the plan which the convention
has advised them to adopt.
If they erred most in the structure of the Union, this was the work most difficult to be executed; this is the work which has been new modelled by the act of your convention
, and it is that act on which you are now to deliberate and to decide.
My breach of convention
makes me glad rather than sorry.
But here was a man who sincerely did not mind what people thought of him, and so convention
had no hold on him; he was like a wrestler whose body is oiled; you could not get a grip on him; it gave him a freedom which was an outrage.
Equally little does this view explain why for several centuries the collective will is not withdrawn from certain rulers and their heirs, and then suddenly during a period of fifty years is transferred to the Convention
, to the Directory, to Napoleon, to Alexander, to Louis XVIII, to Napoleon again, to Charles X, to Louis Philippe, to a Republican government, and to Napoleon III.
the state legislatures or state conventions
, as Congress determines.
In time, however, countries began to formalize their consular relations in bilateral contracts called treaties, conventions
, or agreements--all of which carry the binding status of a treaty for purposes of international law.
Not only was the system uneconomical, it was impolitic, raising tensions among congregations, within associations, and between state conventions
and the SBC.
First, we are in the city of Philadelphia, a locale that has hosted many of our past conventions
and is, to many, including myself, the center of freedom in this country.
Inc, the group charged with bringing conventions
to the city, said meeting planners all cite a need for newer, better accommodations near the Convention
and trade shows are complex operations, requiring a sophisticated facility to accommodate their programs," he notes.
MANY a teacher who's returned from a convention
has been heard to say, "Conventions
are all pretty much alike--nothing new this year.
ISRI) and die National Association of Demolition Contractors (NADC) will hold their 2004 annual conventions
in the land of 24-hour casinos.
You'll need delegate credentials to represent your Department, Chapter or Auxiliary Unit during the 85th DAV and Auxiliary National Convention
in Chicago, Aug.
org) Mtgs: 2006--Annual Convention
, Feb 1-4, Denver, CO; 2007--Jan 31-Feb 3, Nashville, TN Membership: 26,000 beef producers Dues: $50 and up