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" Unanimity is impossible ; the rule of a minority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible. So that, rejecting the majority principle, anarchy or despotism, in some form, is all that is left. "
Illustrated Life, Services, Martyrdom, and Funeral of Abraham Lincoln ... - Page 93
edited by - 1865 - 285 pages
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Religious Liberty and the Bill of Rights: Hearings Before the Subcommittee ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - Church and state - 1996 - 666 pages
...Civil Liberties Union from trampling my rights in pursuit of someone else's. Abraham Lincoln warned. *I do not forget the position assumed by some that constitutional questions are to be decided by the Supreae Court... At the saae tiae. the candid citizen must confess that If the policy of the Governaent...
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Judicial Misconduct and Discipline: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property - Government publications - 1997 - 108 pages
...the People's government? Perhaps President Lincoln summed it up best in his first inaugural address: I do not forget the position assumed by some that...questions are to be decided by the Supreme Court. ... At the same time, the candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the Government upon vital...
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The New World of Politics: An Introduction to Political Science

Neal Riemer, Douglas Simon - Political Science - 1997 - 488 pages
..."Unanimity is impossible; the role of a minority as a permanent arrangement is wholly inadmissible; so that, rejecting the majority principle, anarchy or despotism in some form is all that is left." Lincoln, of course, had the Southern states in mind. He knew that one consequence of the rejection...
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The Mild Voice of Reason: Deliberative Democracy and American National ...

Joseph M. Bessette - Political Science - 1997 - 289 pages
...Unanimity is impossible. The rule of a minority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissable; so that, rejecting the majority principle, anarchy or despotism in some form is all that is left.61 Secession, then, was nothing less than a contradiction of the bedrock principle of republican...
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The Separation of Governmental Powers in History, in Theory, and in the ...

William Bondy - Law - 1896 - 185 pages
...President Lincoln, referring to the decision in the Dred Scott Case, in his inaugural speech, said: " I do not forget the position assumed by some that...decided by the Supreme Court, nor do I deny that such decision must be binding in any case on the parties to a suit—as to the object of that suit—while...
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Constitutionalism: Philosophical Foundations

Larry Alexander - Law - 2001 - 319 pages
...Unanimity is impossible; the rule of a minority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible; so that rejecting the majority principle, anarchy, or despotism in some form, is all that is left. And it was under this heading - "despotism in some form" - that Lincoln went on to discuss the prospect...
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Congress, the Court, and the Constitution: Hearing Before the Subcommittee ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - Constitutional law - 1999 - 149 pages
...People's government? Perhaps President Lincoln summed it up best in his first inaugural address: quote, "I do not forget the position assumed by some that...constitutional questions are to be decided by the Supreme Court ... At the same time, the candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the Government upon vital...
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States' Rights and American Federalism: A Documentary History

Lynn Nelson - Political Science - 1999 - 232 pages
...negations, guarantees and prohibitions, in the Constitution that controversies arise concerning them. . . . I do not forget the position assumed by some that...questions are to be decided by the Supreme Court. . . . One section of our country believes slavery is right and ought to be extended, while the other...
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Congress, the Court, and the Constitution: Hearing Before the Subcommittee ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - Constitutional law - 1999 - 149 pages
...Government? Perhaps President Lincoln summed it up best hi his first inaugural address, quote: "I dp not forget the position assumed by some that constitutional...questions are to be decided by the Supreme Court. ... At the same time, the candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the Government upon vital...
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Opening of the Civil War

Eugene M. Wait - History - 1999 - 291 pages
...Unanimity is impossible; the rule of a minority, as a permanent arrangements, is wholly inadmissible; so that, rejecting the majority principle, anarchy, or despotism in some form, is all that is left." The closing portion of his speech dealt with legal changes and the approach of a civil war. It was...
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