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" It follows from these views that no State upon its own mere motion can lawfully get out of the Union; that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void, and that acts of violence within any State or States against the authority of the United... "
Illustrated Life, Services, Martyrdom, and Funeral of Abraham Lincoln ... - Page 91
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China's Peaceful Rise: Speeches of Zheng Bijian 1997-2005

Bijian Zheng - Political Science - 2006 - 88 pages
...opposed secession. I quoted from Lincoln's inaugural speech on March 4, 1861, when he explicitly said, "In view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbroken. . . . No State upon its own mere motion can lawfully get out of the Union." I also quoted from his...
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One Nation, Indivisible?: A Study of Secession and the Constitution

Robert F. Hawes - Political Science - 2006 - 374 pages
...Union, — that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void; and that acts of violence, within any State or States, against the authority...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the States. Doing this I deem to be only a simple duty on my part; and...
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The American Civil War: An Anthology of Essential Writings

Ian Frederick Finseth - History - 2006 - 629 pages
...the Union; that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void; and that acts of violence, within any State or States, against the authority...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the States. Doing this I deem to be only a simple duty on my part; and...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 pages
...the Union ; that resolves and ordinances to that effect, are legally void ; and that acts of violence within any State or States against the authority of...my ability, I shall take care, as the Constitution itaelf expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union shall be faithfully executed in all the...
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Human Body Size and the Laws of Scaling: Physiological, Performance, Growth ...

William D. Pederson, Thomas T. Samaras, Frank J. Williams - History - 2007 - 381 pages
...from the Union. Legislative acts allowing for secession "are "legally void, and that acts of violence within any State or States against the authority of...insurrectionary or revolutionary, according to circumstances." 13 Lincoln called the whole idea of secession "anarchy." The rule of the majority adheres to "constitutional...
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Architects of Political Change: Constitutional Quandaries and Social Choice ...

Norman Schofield - Political Science - 2006
...the Union,—that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void; and that acts of violence, within any State or States, against the authority...are insurrectionary or revolutionary, according to the circumstances ... A majority, held in restraint by constitutional checks, and limitations, and...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 463 pages
...Union — that resolves and unlinances to that effect are legally void; and that acts of violence, within any State or States, against the authority...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the States. Doing (his I deem to be only a simple duty on my part; and...
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The Inspired Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: How Faith Shaped an American ...

Philip L. Ostergard - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 272 pages
...Union, — that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void; and that acts of violence, within any State or States, against the authority...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the States. Doing this I deem to be only a simple duty on my part; and...
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Abraham Lincoln, a Man of Faith and Courage: Stories of Our Most Admired ...

Joe Wheeler - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 256 pages
...contemplation of universal laws, and of the Constitution, the Union of these states is perpetual!" and "I shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly enjoins upon me, that 155 the 'laws of the Union shall be faithfully executed in all the states!'" When he continued on with...
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