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" The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government ; but the constitution which at any time exists, till changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory... "
THE MAKING OF THE AMERICAN NATION, - Page 330
by J. ARTHUR PARTRIDGE - 1866
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Lives of the Heroes of the American Revolution ... Also Embracing the ...

John Frost - United States - 1848 - 370 pages
...fundamental maxims of true liberty. The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government. But the constitution which at any time exists, until changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all....
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 pages
...fundamental maxims of true Liberty. The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government. But...the people to establish government presupposes the duty of every individual to obey the established government. All obstructions to the execution of the...
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The Myth of American Individualism: The Protestant Origins of American ...

Barry Alan Shain - History - 1996 - 416 pages
...constitutions of government." He then warned that "the constitution which at anytime exists, until changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole...the people to establish government, presupposes the duty of every individual to obey the established government."86 Here, Washington highlighted a fear...
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Military Order of World Wars

History - 1996 - 208 pages
...to this age and generation: "The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of Government; but...the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all. Towards the preservation of your Government, and the permanency of your present happy state, it is...
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Strong Presidents: A Theory of Leadership

Philip Abbott - Political Science - 1996 - 281 pages
...present Constitution. Thus the President closes up the revolutionary alternative in his idea of a nation: "The very idea of the power and the right of the people to establish government presupposes the duty of every individual to obey the established government."7' The belated president has little difficulty...
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A Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the ...

Matthew Spalding, Patrick J. Garrity - History - 1996 - 216 pages
...or ability to compel obedience as much as its basis in just principles of government. Indeed, it was the "very idea of the power and the right of the People to establish Government," Washington wrote, that "presupposes the duty of every Individual to obey the established Government."50...
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Proposals for a Constitutional Amendment to Provide Rights for Victims of ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary - Reparation - 1996 - 250 pages
...political systems is the right of the people to make and alter (heir constitutions of government; but thai the constitution which at any time exists, till changed by an explicit and auUicntic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all." SEC. 2. All free governments are...
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From Many, One: Readings in American Political and Social Thought

Richard C. Sinopoli - Political Science - 1996 - 448 pages
...fundamental maxims of true Liberty. The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government. But...the People to establish Government presupposes the duty of every Individual to obey the established Government. [Text omitted] In all the changes to which...
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On Faith and Free Government

Daniel C. Palm - Political Science - 1997 - 201 pages
...fundamental maxims of true Liberty. The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government. But...the People to establish Government presupposes the duty of every Individual to obey the established Government. All obstructions to the execution of the...
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The Lost World of Classical Legal Thought: Law and Ideology in America, 1886 ...

William M. Wiecek - Law - 1998 - 296 pages
...quo of wealth and power: The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and alter their constitutions of government. But the constitution...the people to establish government presupposes the duty of every individual to obey the established government. 28 Together, the radical and conservative...
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