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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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The Political Text Book: Containing the Declaration of Independence, with ...

Edward Currier - United States - 1841 - 489 pages
...maxims of true liberty. The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government. But the constitution which at any time exists, until changed by an explicit and authen tic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all....
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Considerations on the Questions of the Adoption of a Constitution, and ...

Elisha Reynolds Potter - Rhode Island - 1842 - 64 pages
...only the semblance of one." — Chief Justice Durfee's Charge. " The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and alter their...; but the constitution which, at any time exists, until changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all....
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Niles' National Register, Volume 63

1842
...dfpulation, and^formed of Contiguous porlions of terci- ' clare, that 'the basis of our political systems' is 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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Addresses and Messages of the Presidents of the United States from ...

United States. President - Presidents - 1842 - 754 pages
...maxims of true liberty. The basis of our political system is, the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government. But the constitution which at any time exists, until changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all....
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - Presidents - 1842 - 588 pages
...maxims of true liberty. Tha 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, until changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all....
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The American Politician: Containing the Declaration of the Independence, the ...

M. Sears - Statesmen - 1842 - 552 pages
...maxims of true liberty. The basis of our political system is the right of the people to mske and to alter their constitutions of government. But the constitution which at any time exists, until changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all....
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History of the American Revolution: With a Preliminary View of the Character ...

Samuel Farmer Wilson - United States - 1843 - 372 pages
...are duties enjoined by the fundamental maxims of true Liberty. Tne 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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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1843
...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...obligatory upon all. The very idea of the power and the right of the people to establish government, pre-supposes the duty of every individual to obey...
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The American's Guide: Comprising the Declaration of Independence; the ...

Constitutions - 1843 - 419 pages
...1. In the words of the Father of his Country, we declare, that " the basis of our political systems is 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"n explicit and authentic act of the...
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An Address to the People of Rhode Island: Delivered in Newport, on Wednesday ...

William Giles Goddard - Constitutional history - 1843 - 80 pages
...the several States ; but we have repeatedly and unequivocally affirmed them . Never ha ve we denied the right of the people to make and alter their constitutions of government — a right which " constitutes the basis of our political systems." We have, however, contended that,...
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