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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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Abraham Lincoln: The Man and the War President. Showing His Growth, Training ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...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...own people or too weak to maintain its own existence ? ' " These questions presented the precise view of the case held by European statesmen, and they had...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...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...own people or too weak to maintain its own existence ? ' " These questions presented the precise view of the case held by European statesmen, and they had...
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The Great Conspiracy: Its Origin and History

John Alexander Logan - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1886 - 810 pages
...all republics, this inherent and fatal weakness?' 'Must a Government of necessity be too strong tor the liberties of its own people, or too weak to maintain...destruction, by force, for its preservation." The Call for Troops was made, as we have seen, on the 15th day of April. On the evening of the following day...
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The Genesis of the Civil War: The Story of Sumter, 1860-1861

Samuel Wylie Crawford - Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.) - 1887 - 486 pages
...the same people, can or cannot maintain its territorial integrity against its own domestic foes. Must a government of necessity be too strong for the liberties...own people or too weak to maintain its own existence ?" APPENDIX IV. " STEAMSHIP Baltic, "Thursday, April 18, 1861. "GENERAL : " I have the honor to submit...
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Four Years with the Army of the Potomac

Régis de Trobriand - United States - 1888 - 757 pages
...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...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence ? ' " Congress, which is the soul of the people, could not be silent on the question of slavery. It...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 17

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...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 maintain ite own existence?" So viewing the issue, no choice was left but to call out the war power of the Government;...
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Abraham Lincoln's Pen and Voice: Being a Complete Compilation of His Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1890 - 423 pages
...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...for its destruction, by force for its preservation. Ths call was made, and the response of the country was most gratifying, surpassing in unanimity and...
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Lincoln, His Life and Time: Being the Life and Public Services of ..., Volume 1

Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1891 - 808 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...issue, no choice was left but to call out the war powe* of the Government; and so to resist force employed for its destruction, \ar force for its preservation....
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Abraham Lincoln: An Essay

Carl Schurz - Presidents - 1891 - 117 pages
...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 republies this inherent weakness ? " This question he answered in the name of the...
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Abraham Lincoln, an Essay

Carl Schurz - 1891 - 117 pages
...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 republies this inherent weakness ? " This question he answered in the name of the...
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