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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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Speeches of Abraham Lincoln: Including Inaugurals and Proclamations

Abraham Lincoln - 1906 - 417 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. The call was made, and the response...
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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 5

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1906
...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...the war power of the government, and so to resist force employed for its destruction by force for its preservation. The call was made, and the response...
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The Hartford Seminary Record, Volume 16

Theology - 1906
...people? Is there any better or equal hope in the world? Nothing valuable can be lost by taking time. Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence? It may be affirmed without extravagance that the free institutions we enjoy have developed the powers...
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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: 1832-1843

Abraham Lincoln - American literature - 1905
...message to Congress he defined it in admirably pointed language: "Must a government be of necessity too strong for the liberties of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence ? Is there in all republics this inherent weakness ? " This question he answered in the name of the...
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Letters and telegrams

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1907
...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. The call was made, and the response...
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Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln: State papers, 1861-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1907
...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. The call was made, and the response...
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The Making of Strategy: Rulers, States, and War

Williamson Murray - History - 1996 - 680 pages
...The war, he said, "forces us to ask: 'Is there in all republics this inherent and fatal weakness?' 'Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence?'"78 THE CIVIL WAR To capture the Revolutionary generation's attention, Thomas Paine could...
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Lincoln

David Herbert Donald - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 714 pages
...recognize that he did not start the war but had war forced on him. After the attack, he told the Congress, "no choice was left but to call out the war power of the Government; and so to resist force, employed for its destruction, by force, for its preservation." A People's Contest .he attack...
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Of the People, by the People, for the People and Other Quotations from ...

Abraham Lincoln, Peter C. Vermilyea, G. S. Boritt, Jakob B. Boritt, Deborah R. Huso - History - 1996 - 162 pages
...reprinted in Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, v. 3, p. 339. Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990). Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence? "Message to Congress in Special Session," July 4, 1861, reprinted in Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln,...
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Abraham Lincoln Deals with Foreign Affairs: A Diplomat in Carpet Slippers

Jay Monaghan - History - 1997 - 505 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...of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence?"'22 Reviewing for Congress the attitude of foreign powers toward the Civil War, Lincoln...
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