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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 Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 3

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1900
...same people — can or can not maintain its territorial integrity against its own domestic foes. . . . So viewing the issue, no choice was left but to call...for its destruction, by force for its preservation. This was not Mr. Lincoln's view alone. It was the view of the North. And when, on April 15, he issued...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and Containing Many ...

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1900
...same people — can or can not maintain its territorial integrity against its own domestic foes. . . . So viewing the issue, no choice was left but to call...for its destruction, by force for its preservation. This was not Mr. Lincoln's view alone. It was the view of the North. And when, on April 15, he issued...
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A Survey of American History: Source Extracts, Volume 1

Howard Walter Caldwell - United States - 1900 - 255 pages
...integrity against its own domestic foes. "Is there in all republics this inherent and fatal weakness?" Must a government of necessity be too strong for the liberties...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence? It might seem, at first thought, to be of little difference whether the present movement at the South...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Men of His Time, Volume 2

Robert Henry Browne - United States - 1901
...on the earth. It forces iis to ask, Is there in all Republics this inherent and fatal weakness? Must government, of necessity, be too strong for the liberties...resist force employed for its destruction by force employed for its preservation. . . ." Having reached this solid and unyielding foundation of a united...
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The Constitutional History of the United States, Volume 3

Francis Newton Thorpe - Constitutional history - 1901
...earth. It compelled the question: "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 ?" Viewing the issue in this light, the President had no choice but to call out the war power of the...
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The Constitutional History of the United States, 1765/1895: 1861-1895

Francis Newton Thorpe - Constitutional history - 1901
...earth. It compelled the question: "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 ?" Viewing the issue in this light, the President had no choice but to call out the war power of the...
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Abraham Lincoln: His Youth and Early Manhood, with a Brief Account of His ...

Noah Brooks - 1901 - 204 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 ? ' " Lincoln was only enforcing here just such ideas of self-government as, during all his life, he...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: His Early History, Political Career, Speeches in ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett, Charles Walter Brown - Presidents - 1902 - 448 pages
...inherent and fatal weakness ?" Must a Government of necessity be too strong for the liberties of ite own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence...the war power of the Government, and so to resist the force employed for its destruction by force for ite preservation. The call was made, and the response...
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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1903 - 399 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...for its destruction, by force for its preservation. It may be affirmed without extravagance that the free institutions we enj oy have developed the powers...
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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1903 - 399 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...for its destruction, by force for its preservation. It may be affirmed without extravagance that the free institutions we enjoy have developed the powers...
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