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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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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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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 8; Volume 232

Books and bookselling - 1872
...course of which he had said : — Any people, anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have a right to rise up and shake off the existing government,...in which the whole people of an existing government may choose to exercise it. Any portion of such people that can, may revolutionise, and make their own,...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: From His Birth to His Inauguration as ..., Volume 2

Ward Hill Lamon, Chauncey F. Black - Lincoln, Abraham - 1872 - 547 pages
...revolution. Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the .••.•"•;/.•.' to rise up and shake off the existing government,...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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A Life of Clement L. Vallandigham

James Laird Vallandigham - Ohio - 1872 - 573 pages
...12th, 1848, Abraham Lincoln uses the following language : — "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 and a most sacred right — a right which MC hope...
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Reason Vs. the Sword: A Treatise in which it is Shown that Man Has No Right ...

John M. Washburn - Peace - 1873 - 470 pages
...self-government unimpaired to all parts of the people — leaving the right in " any people, anywhere, to rise up and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better." And if the contract of government was made with the understanding that the axioms of liberty should...
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The New Virginians, Volume 2

Mary Allan-Olney - Virginia - 1880
...period of his public life, made this remarkable declaration : ' 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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History of the Confederate States Navy from Its Organization to the ...

John Thomas Scharf - Confederate States of America - 1886 - 824 pages
...form a new one that suits them better. This ia a most valuable, sacred right — a right which, we believe, is to liberate the world. Nor is this right...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 Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 17

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...could not deny. (Speech on the Mexican War, January 12, 1848.) Any people, anywhere, being inclined, and having the power, have the right to rise up and...which we hope, and believe, is to liberate the world. (Same speech.) It is a quality of revolutions not to go by old lines or old laws ; but to break up...
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Southern Historical Society Papers

Southern Historical Society - Confederate States of America - 1888
...House of Representatives on the I2th of January, 1848. He said : "Any people, anywhere, 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 it confined to...
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Southern Historical Society Papers

Southern Historical Society - Confederate States of America - 1889
...attaching by the conquest on the rights of revolution. He 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. " Tliis is a most valuable and most sacred right — a right which we hope and believe is to liberate...
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