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" The basis of our political Systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government. But the Constitution which at any time exists, 'till changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole People, is sacredly obligatory... "
Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing Anecdotes, Illustrative of ... - Page 176
by Horatio Hastings Weld - 1846 - 214 pages
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Freedom of Association: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Robert J. Bresler - Law - 2004 - 265 pages
...does not forbid it. . . .The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government. But the Constitution...obligatory upon all. The very idea of the power and the right of the people to establish government presupposes the duty of every individual to obey the...
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George Washington: The Man of the Age

John P. Kaminski - Presidents - 2004 - 60 pages
...political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government.—But the Constitution which at any time exists, 'till changed...act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all.—The very idea of power and the right of the People to establish Government presupposes the duty...
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Challenges to the American Founding: Slavery, Historicism, and Progressivism ...

Ronald J. Pestritto, Thomas G. West - Law - 2005 - 304 pages
...self-rule, the people must cling devotedly to the rule of law. "The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and alter their...obligatory upon all. The very idea of the power and the right of the People to establish Government presupposes the duty of every Individual to obey the...
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A Nation Under God?: The ACLU and Religion in American Politics

Thomas L. Krannawitter, Daniel C. Palm - History - 2005 - 247 pages
...maxims of true Liberty. The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government. But the constitution...obligatory upon all. The very idea of the power and the right of the People to establish Government presupposes the duty of every Individual to obey the...
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The Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 416 pages
...moderate and the good to effect it. t subtect political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government, — But the Constitution which at any time exists, 'til changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole People, is sacredly obligatory upon all,—...
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All Hail the Death of Truth! the Advent of the Postmodern Era

Keene F. Tiedemann - Philosophy - 2005 - 208 pages
...frivolous a view when he said "the constitution, which at any time exists till changed by an explicitly and authentic act of the whole people is sacredly obligatory upon all." 61 Postmodern scholars and progressive politicians do not want us to understand the truth about American...
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Self-Government, the American Theme: Presidents of the Founding and Civil War

Will Morrisey - History - 2005 - 290 pages
...self-rule, the people must cling devotedly to the rule of law. "The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and alter their...obligatory upon all. The very idea of the power and the right of the People to establish Government presupposes the duty of every Individual to obey the...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...Newport, RI, 17 Aug. 1790 5 The basis of our political Systems is the right of the people to make and to um bk. 1, aphorism 39 (1620) 6 Printing, gunpowder,...state of things throughout the world. Novum Organum Farewell Address, Philadelphia, Pa., 19 Sept. 1796 6 Avoid the necessity of those overgrown Military...
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The Political Thought of Justice Antonin Scalia: A Hamiltonian on the ...

James Brian Staab - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 369 pages
...to make and to alter their constitutions of Government. But the constitution for the time, and until changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly binding upon all. The very idea of the right and power of the people to establish Government presupposes...
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American Sovereigns: The People and America's Constitutional Tradition ...

Christian G. Fritz - History - 2007
...provision, Art. 1, Sec. 1 of the Algerine Constitution invoked Washington's Farewell Address in asserting "the right of the people to make and alter their constitutions of government; but that the constitution which at any time exists, till changed by an explicit and authentic act of the...
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