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" Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable, a most sacred right — a right which, we hope and believe,... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ... - Page 78
by Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1865 - 842 pages
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - LINCOLN, ABRAHAM, 1809-1865 - 1866 - 544 pages
...and having the power, have the riyltt to rise up and shake off the existing government, and form anew one that suits them better. This is a most valuable,...in which the whole people of an existing government may choose to exercise it. Any portion of such people that can may revolutionize, and make their own...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
...treaty-fixed boundary (for no treaty had attempted it), but on revolution. Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and...valuable, a most sacred right — a right which, we hope aud believe, is to liberate the world. Nor is this right confined to cases in which the whole people...
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The Lost Causes: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1866 - 740 pages
...dangerous in the present crisis of our national history. You said : ' Any people, anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and...government, and form a new one that suits them better. Nor is this right confined to cases where the people of an existing government may choose to exercise...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - LINCOLN, ABRAHAM, 1809-1865 - 1866 - 544 pages
...treaty-fixed boundary (for no treaty had attempted it), but on revolution. Any people anywhere, beiug inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and...government, and form a new one that suits them better. Thie is a most valuable, a most sacred right — a right. which, we hope and believe, is to liberate...
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Is Davis a Traitor: Or, Was Secession a Constitutional Right Previous to the ...

Albert Taylor Bledsoe - Secession - 1866 - 263 pages
...every other American citizen, publicly declared, that "any people whatever have the right to abolish the existing government, and form a new one that suits...better. This is a most valuable, a most sacred right." Yes, any people whatever; -the thirteen British Colonies; the Greeks; the States of South America;...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1867 - 752 pages
...dangerous in the present crisis of our national history. You said : ' Any people, anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and...government, and form a new one that suits them better. Nor is this right confined to cases where the people of an existing government may choose to exercise...
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A Constitutional View of the Late War Between the States: Its ..., Volume 1

Alexander Hamilton Stephens - Constitutional history - 1868 - 862 pages
...Congressional Globe, First Session, Thirtieth Congress, page 94 "Any people any where, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and...that suits them better. This is a most valuable, a sacred right — a right which, we hope and believe, is to liberate the world. Nor is this right confined...
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A Constitutional View of the Late War Between the States: Its Causes ...

Alexander Hamilton Stephens - Constitutional history - 1868 - 862 pages
...off the existing Government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable, a sacred right — a right which, we hope and believe,...in which the whole people of an existing Government may choose to exercise it. Any portion of such people that can, may revolutionize, and make their own...
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The Democratic Speaker's Hand-book ...

Campaign literature - 1868 - 395 pages
...session, Thirtieth Congress, page 94, proclaimed in Congress that, "Any people, any where, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and...government and form a new one that suits them better. Nor is this right confined to cases in which the people of an existing government may choose to exercise...
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The Life of Jefferson Davis

Frank H. Alfriend - Confederate States of America - 1868 - 645 pages
...not be deemed conclusive. In 1848, Mr. Lincoln said: "Any people whatever have the right to abolish the existing government, and form a new one that suits...better. This is a most valuable, a most sacred right." A brave affirmation was this of the doctrine of the Declaration of Independence, that " Governments derive...
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