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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? "
Life of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States ... - Page 122
by Frank Crosby - 1865 - 476 pages
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the rise and fall of the confederate government

jefferson davis - 1881
...which could not exist. This is the ground upon which the rectitude of his cause was placed. He says, " 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." " Here," he says, " no choice was...
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The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 1

Jefferson Davis - Confederate States of America - 1881
...right in the judgment of " the whole family of man " in commencing hostilities against us. He says, " So viewing the issue, no choice was left but to call out the war power of the Government." That is the power to make war against foreign nations, for the Government has no other war power. Planting...
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The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 1

Jefferson Davis - Confederate States of America - 1881
...which could not exist. This is the ground upon which the rectitude of his cause was placed. He says, " 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." " Here," he says, " no choice was...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1882 - 655 pages
...their Government, and thus practically put an end to free government upon the earth. It forces us to ask: "Is there, in all republics, this inherent and...fatal weakness ?" " Must a Government of necessity be loo »irony tor the liberties of its own people, or t HI weak to maintain its own existence ?" żo...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man and the War President. Showing His Growth, Training ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...pretense, break up their government, and thus put an end to free government upon the earth. It forces us to ask, ' Is there in all republics this inherent and...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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Twenty Years of Congress: from Lincoln to Garfield: With a Review ..., Volume 1

James Gillespie Blaine - United States - 1884
...the government, and thus practically put an end to free government upon the earth. It forces us to ask, Is there in all Republics this inherent and fatal...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence?" The President was severe upon Virginia and Virginians. He had made earnest effort to save the State...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...pretense, break up their government, and thus put an end to free government upon the earth. It forces us to ask, ' Is there in all republics this inherent and...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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Twenty Years of Congress: from Lincoln to Garfield: With a Review ..., Volume 2

James Gillespie Blaine - United States - 1884 - 1370 pages
...government upon the earth. It forces us to ask, Is there in all Republic» this inherent and fatal weaknessf Must a government of necessity be too strong for the...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence?" The President was severe upon Virginia and Virginians. He had made earnest effort to save the State...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...upon the earth. It forces us to ask, ' Is there in all republics this inherent and fatal weakness 2' ' Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...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
...their Government, and thus practically put an end to free government upon the earth. It forces us to ask: ' Is there in all republics, this inherent and...weakness?' 'Must a Government of necessity be too strong tor the liberties of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence ? ' " So viewing the...
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