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" Must a Government of necessity be too strong for the liberties of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence... "
History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ... - Page 139
by Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1864 - 496 pages
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Abraham Lincoln Sculpture Created by Avard T. Fairbanks

Eugene F. Fairbanks, Avard Tennyson Fairbanks - 2002 - 168 pages
...He wrestled with this concept of government in his July 4, 1861, message to Congress when he wrote, "Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for the liberties of its people or too weak to maintain its existence?" Tltird, to what political party did Lincoln belong?...
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Lincoln's Constitution

Daniel A. Farber - History - 2004 - 256 pages
...practically put an end to free government upon the earth." He phrased the critical question as this: "Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence?" So, too, the question was whether the rule of law could maintain its grip on even the most violent social...
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Lincoln's Constitution

Daniel A. Farber, Henry J Fletcher Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research Daniel A Farber - History - 2003 - 240 pages
...individual liberties by suspending habeas corpus and instituting military trials. Lincoln himself had asked, "Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence?" It was not irrational to fear that those liberties might also be casualties of war.4 The constitutional...
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The Presidency and Political Science: Two Hundred Years of Constitutional Debate

Raymond Tatalovich, Thomas S. Engeman, Thomas S.. Engeman, Michele C Moore, F.A.A.F.P. - Political Science - 2003 - 268 pages
...to free government upon the earth . . . So viewing the issue, no choice was left [to the president] but to call out the war power of the Government; and...force, employed for its destruction, by force, for its preservation.27 But Frederick Grimke and George Ticknor Curtis were probably closer to the mainstream...
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Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President

Allen C. Guelzo - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 528 pages
...power which Congress could not do in the way of ordinary legislation." The firing on Sumter meant that "no choice was left but to call out the war power of the Government," and Lincoln included under the rubric of "war power" the authorization "to suspend the privilege of the...
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Abraham Lincoln and a Nation Worth Fighting for

History - 2003 - 240 pages
...framing the issue: "Immediate dissolution fof the Union] or blood." "So viewing the issue," he went on, "no choice was left but to call out the war power of the Government." Far more than any predecessor, he found presidential authority in the war power; "It was with the deepest...
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The Deconstitutionalization of America: The Forgotten Frailties of ...

Roger Milton Barrus, John H. Eastby, Joseph H. Lane, Jr., David E. Marion, James F. Pontuso - Political Science - 2004 - 162 pages
...free government upon the earth. It forces us to ask: 'Is there, in all republics, this inherent and fatal weakness?' 'Must a government, of necessity,...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence?'" The argument of secessionists from Calhoun on—that states had a constitutional right to leave the...
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A Historical Guide to Emily Dickinson

Vivian R. Pollak - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 312 pages
...free government upon the earth. It forces us to ask: "Is there in all republics, this inherent, and fatal weakness?" "Must a government, of necessity,...of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence?"21 Can government maintain or grant such liberty to the individual as to fulfill its promise...
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Dynamics of International Relations: Conflict and Mutual Gain in an Era of ...

Walter C. Clemens - Political Science - 2004 - 646 pages
...US history, recalls the question posed by Abraham Lincoln on July 4, 1861: "Must a government . . . be too strong for the liberties of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence?" The Secretary of State notes that many Americans are indifferent to the ways in which others are governed....
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The Confederate States of America: What Might Have Been

Roger L. Ransom - History - 2005 - 352 pages
...free government upon the earth. It forces us to ask: "Is there, in all republics this inherent and fatal weakness?" "Must a government of necessity be...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence?" — Abraham Lincoln (July 4, 1861 ) JUST A FEW WEEKS before the first major engagement of the war took...
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