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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? "
The Martyr's Monument: Being the Patriotism and Political Wisdom of Abraham ... - Page 61
by Abraham Lincoln - 1885 - 297 pages
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“The” American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1865
...the earth. It forces us to ask : ' Is there in nil republics this inherent and fatal weakness?' 'Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for the liberties of its own people, or too ucalc to maintain its own existence?' " So viewing the issue, no choice was left but to call out tho...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1865 - 653 pages
...?" " Must a Government of necessity he too stronj for the liberties of its own people, or t io iresi to maintain its own existence ?" So viewing the issue, no choice was left but to cull out the war power of the Government ; ami so to resist force, employed for its destruction, by...
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Pictorial History of the Civil War in the United States of America, Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1866 - 610 pages
...the earth. Tt forces MS to ask, ' Is there in all republics this inherent and fatal weakness ? Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for the...the issue, 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."...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - LINCOLN, ABRAHAM, 1809-1865 - 1866 - 544 pages
...the earth. It forces us to ask, ' Is there in all republies, this inherent and fatal weakness?' 'Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for the...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence?"' The attempt of some of the border states to maintain a sort of armed neutrality — as illustrated...
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Report of the ... Meeting of the National Conference of ..., Volumes 2-6

National Conference of Unitarian and Other Christian Churches - 1866
...which Abraham Lincoln formulated so accurately for a free state. "The question is," he said, "must a government of necessity be too strong for the liberties...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence?" We regard this as substantially the interesting question of our present Conference, and of all our...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - LINCOLN, ABRAHAM, 1809-1865 - 1866 - 544 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 the liberties of its own people, or too weak to mamtain its own existence ? ' " The attempt of some of the border states to maintain a sort of armed...
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President Lincoln; Self-pourtrayed

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow - Presidents - 1866 - 239 pages
...maintain its own existence ?' So viewing the issue, 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." He then proceeded to review the course of events since the fall of Sumter ; dwelt for a while on one...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...war. No choice was left but to call into action the war powers of the Goremment, and to resist the force employed for its destruction, by force for its preservation. The call for troops was made, and the response was most gratifying. Yet no slave State except Delaware, had...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...war. No choice was left but to call into action the war powers of the Government, and to resist the force employed for its destruction, by force for its preservation. The call for troops was made, and the response was most gratifying. Yet no slave State except Delaware, had...
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History of the American Civil War: Containing the events from the ...

John William Draper - United States - 1868
...government. It forces us to ask, " Is there in all republics an inherent and fatal weakness?" "Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for the...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence ?" Under these circumstances, the government was compelled to resist the force employed for its destruction...
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