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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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Socialism and the American Spirit

Nicholas Paine Gilman - Christian socialism - 1893 - 376 pages
...requisite. Lincoln's question means far more now than when he uttered it: "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 republics this inherent weakness ? " One important matter here is the simple size...
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Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 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...the war power of the government, and so to resist force employed for its destruction by force for its preservation. The call was made, and the response...
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Complete Works, Volume 6

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894
...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...the war power of the government; and so to resist force employed for its destruction, by force for its preservation. The call was made, and the response...
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Coronado's Journey to New Mexico and the Great Plains: 1540-42

George Parker Winship - Southwest, New - 1894 - 15 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...the war power of the government ; and so to resist force employed for its destruction, by force for its preservation. The call was made, and the response...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 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...the war power of the government, and so to resist force employed for its destruction by force for its preservation. The call was made, and the response...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894
...there, in all republics, this inherent and fatal weakness t " " Must a government, of necessity, be top strong for the liberties of its own people, or too...the war power of the government; and so to resist force employed for its destruction, by force for its preservation. The call was made, and the response...
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The Table Talk of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 154 pages
...same people — can or cannot maintain its integrity against its domestic foes. . . It forces us to ask, ' Is there in all republics this inherent and...own people or too weak to maintain its own existence ?' " • MESSAGE TO CONGRESS, DECEMBER, 1Sfa. " A nation may be said to consist of its territory, its...
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The History of the Fall of Fort Sumpter: Being an Inside History of the ...

Samuel Wylie Crawford - Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.) - 1896 - 486 pages
...by 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...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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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume 5

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - United States - 1911
...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...out the war power of the Government and so to resist force employed for its destruction by force for its preservation. The call was made, and the response...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897, Volume 6

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - Presidents - 1897
...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...out the war power of the Government and so to resist force employed for its destruction by force for its preservation. The call was made, and the response...
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