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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? "
Life of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States ... - Page 122
by Frank Crosby - 1865 - 476 pages
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 3

Ida Minerva Tarbell - Presidents - 1900
...same people — can or can not maintain its territorial integrity against its own domestic foes. . . . So viewing the issue, no choice was left but to call...the war power of the government ; and so to resist force employed for its destruction, by force for its preservation. This was not Mr. Lincoln's view...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Men of His Time, Volume 2

Robert Henry Browne - United States - 1901
...on the earth. It forces iis to ask, Is there in all Republics this inherent and fatal weakness? Must government, of necessity, be too strong for the liberties...the war power of the Government; and so, to resist force employed for its destruction by force employed for its preservation. . . ." Having reached this...
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The Constitutional History of the United States, Volume 3

Francis Newton Thorpe - Constitutional history - 1901
...the earth. It compelled the question: "Is there in all republics this inherent and fatal weakness ?" "Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence ?" Viewing the issue in this light, the President had no choice but to call out the war power of the...
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The Constitutional History of the United States, 1765/1895: 1861-1895

Francis Newton Thorpe - Constitutional history - 1901
...the earth. It compelled the question: "Is there in all republics this inherent and fatal weakness?" "Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence ?" Viewing the issue in this light, the President had no choice but to call out the war power of the...
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Abraham Lincoln: His Youth and Early Manhood, with a Brief Account of His ...

Noah Brooks - 1901 - 204 pages
...the earth. It forces us to ask, ' Is there in all republics this inherent and fatal weakness ? ' ' Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence ? ' " Lincoln was only enforcing here just such ideas of self-government as, during all his life, he...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: His Early History, Political Career, Speeches in ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett, Charles Walter Brown - Presidents - 1902 - 448 pages
...inherent and fatal weakness ?" Must a Government of necessity be too strong for the liberties of ite own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence...the force employed for its destruction by force for ite preservation. The call was made, and the response of the country was most gratifying, surpassing,...
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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1903 - 399 pages
...upon the earth. It forces us to ask: "Is there, in all republics, this inherent and fatal weakness?" "Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...the war power of the government; and so to resist force employed for its destruction, by force for its preservation. It may be affirmed without extravagance...
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A Political History of Slavery: Being an Account of the Slavery ..., Volume 2

William Henry Smith - Slavery - 1903
...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 too strong for...out the war power of the government and so to resist force employed for its destruction by force for its preservation. Mr. Lincoln in a few paragraphs exposed...
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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1903 - 399 pages
...upon the earth. It forces us to ask: "Is there, in all republics, this inherent and fatal weakness?" "Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...the war power of the government; and so to resist force employed for its destruction, by force for its preservation. It may be affirmed without extravagance...
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History of the United States of America, Volume 2

Henry William Elson - United States - 1904 - 911 pages
...can or cannot maintain its territorial integrity against its own domestic foes. ... Must a government be too strong for the liberties of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence ? " That the President no longer thought of compromise is clear from his statement that " no popular...
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